About Jon Marans


Jon Marans' corporate practice includes representation of public and privately-held business entities and individuals in various business transactions and matters and such as mergers and acquisitions; business finance; venture capital debt and equity matters; protection; acquisition; sale and licensing of intellectual property; risk management; entity formation and drafting various agreements and documents. Jon is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, although his clients are located throughout the country. Mr. Marans is an active member of his community. He has volunteered pro-bono services to the Philadelphia Volunteers for the Indigent Program and has been a member of various advisory boards, such as Organ Donors are Heroes, where he served as Finance Chair. He currently serves on the advisory board of a regional behavioral-health organization concern and on the investment committee of a scholarship fund. In addition to his community activities, he has participated in multiple educational presentations, including lecturing entrepreneurs on corporate structure, asset protection and other business law issues. Jon resides in Philadelphia with his wife, two children and Lois, the family feline. Jon is rated by Super Lawyers and was listed as a Rising Star in 2005, 2006 and 2011, which is a distinction received by less than 3% of the Super Lawyers. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Jon is also a certified member of Lawyers of Distinction. Members are accepted based upon objective evaluation of an attorney’s qualifications, license, reputation, experience, and disciplinary history.

Specialties: Corporate Transactions, M&A Transactions, Private Equity Transactions, IP Licensing, eCommerce, Finance, Venture Capital, Commercial Contracts and General Business Counseling.

Jon’s Background

Prior Experience Includes the Following Law Firms

  • Powell Trachtman Logan Carrle & Lombardo - business transactions department 2010-2014
  • Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller - business and real estate departments 2005-2009
  • Wolf, Block Schorr & Solis-Cohen - corporate and securities practice group 2002-2005


  • Villanova University School of Law - J.D. 2002 Member of the Honor Board, Managing editor of Student Works of Villanova’s Sports and Entertainment Law Journal, member of the Order Of The Coif
  • Pennsylvania State University - B.A. 1997 undergraduate degree with a high distinction, Phi Beta Kappa Society.

Speaking Engagements

  • Brewery and Distillery Law - June 2016 – National Business Institute Conference, Philadelphia PA
  • Buying and Selling a Business, Start to Finish - February 2016 - National Business Institute Conference, Philadelphia PA
  • Limited Liability Companies - November 2016 - National Business Institute Conference, Philadelphia PA
  • Handling the Sale of a Business - February 2017 - National Business Institute Conference, Philadelphia PA
  • Negotiating Indemnities, Reps, Warranties and More in Business Contract - April 2017 - National Business Institute Conference, Philadelphia PA
  • Advanced LLC Issues - April 2017 - National Business Institute Conference, Philadelphia PA

Jon Marans, Lawyer and Founder

Jon is dedicated to offering public and private business and individuals with outstanding legal representation in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He is knowledgeable in general corporate and commercial matters, such as:

  • Business Formation
  • Contract Drafting
  • Finance
  • General Business Counseling
  • Intellectual Property Transactions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Risk Management
  • Venture Capital Debt and Equity Matters

How We Can Help

Legal Advice

If you need an objective and trustworthy opinion about which legal action you should take, turn to us. We will assess your situation, and recommend the most suitable solution to the issue at hand.

Legal Representation

Sometimes, you will need the help of a professional to negotiate with the other party. When this happens, rely on our team to provide you with excellent legal representation.

Review of Contracts

Before you sign any document, you have to make sure that you can fully understand the terms of agreement. We are here to help you assess whether or not the content of the contract is good for your business.

Defending Your Intellectual Property Rights

No matter the industry, protecting the intellectual property (IP) rights of your business is crucial. This is because your IP rights can set your company apart from others.

Assistance in Business Transactions

Our team is very knowledgeable about the various corporate transactions. With a legal professional at your side, you can be confident that you will have a smooth corporate and finance transaction.

What We Focus On

  • Commercial Contracts
  • Corporate Transactions
  • E-Commerce
  • General Business Counseling
  • Intellectual Property (IP) Licensing
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity Transactions
  • Venture Capital Transactions
  • Finance Matters