Lisa R. Jacobs

Overview

Lisa Jacobs has extensive experience representing businesses and institutions on domestic and international transactional matters. For more than 30 years, Lisa has served as an advisor to both private and public companies in a wide variety of industries on matters related to mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, institutional and private equity financings, securitization and structured finance, and corporate governance issues.

In addition to handling business transactions of all sizes, Lisa negotiated the agreement between the Republican National Committee and the City of Philadelphia that brought the 2000 Republican Presidential Convention to Philadelphia. She also advised a variety of high-profile sports organizations, including those in the National Hockey League, National Football League and Minor League Baseball.

Prior to joining Stradley Ronon, Lisa was partner at an international law firm, where she focused her practice on corporate finance issues with an emphasis on hospitality and the health care industries. Lisa earned her J.D., cum laude, from Villanova University School of Law and her B.S., cum laude, the from the University of Pennsylvania.

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Credentials

Bar Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
Education
  • J.D., cum laude, Villanova University School of Law
  • B.A., cum laude, University of Pennsylvania
Memberships

  • Chair, Drafting Committee on Canadian Judgment Registration; Chair, Diversity and Inclusion Committee; Member, Scope and Program Committee, Uniform Law Commission (ULC)
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, ULC and American Bar Association Joint Editorial Board on Uniform Unincorporated Organization Acts
  • Chair, Business Law Section's Business Organization Statutory Update Committee, Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Chair, Advisory Committee, Pennsylvania Department of State Corporations Bureau
  • Member, Pennsylvania Task Force That Drafted Act 170
  • Board of Directors, Republic Bank
  • Vice Chair, Board of Directors, Philadelphia-Freedom Valley YMCA
  • Board Member and Corporate Secretary, Women Business Collaborative

In The Community

Lisa serves as pro bono counsel to Teen Cancer America, a charitable organization sponsored by The Who's Roger Daltrey and Pete Townsend and devoted to improving the lives of teenagers and young adults with cancer, the Museum of the American Revolution, and Liberty Steam Fire Engine Co. No. 1 of Spring City. Lisa also serves as a lecturer in law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. 
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