Business-Minded Legal Solutions


About Jon Marans


Jon Marans' corporate practice includes representation of publicly-registered and privately-held business entities and business owners in various business transactions. Our clients are located throughout the US and internationally. Representative matters include mergers and acquisitions; business finance and investment-related matters; purchases, sales and licensing of intellectual property and other assets; entity formation and governance and drafting various other business-related agreements and documents. Jon is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. We associate with other specialists and local counsel as necessary, depending on the specific issues our clients face and the jurisdictions where they must be addressed.

Jon is an active member of his community. He has volunteered pro-bono legal and non-legal services to various civic and community organizations throughout the tri-state area. Jon has served on various charity boards in addition to his service to various business, trust and other entity boards. In addition to his community activities, Jon has participated in multiple educational presentations, including lecturing entrepreneurs on corporate structure, asset protection, mergers and acquisitions and other business transactions and legal issues. Jon resides in Philadelphia with his wife, two children and Heidi and Lois, the family dog and resident feline. Jon received his Juris Doctor degree from Villanova Law School, Magna Cum Laude, and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. He received his bachelor’s degree from The Pennsylvania State University with High Distinction and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa.

Jon is rated by Super Lawyers and has received various other honors for achievements within the legal industry.

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

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
  • Letters of Intent in Contract Negotiations – September 2018 – National Business Institute Conference, Cherry Hill, NJ
  • Mergers and Acquisitions – Drafting and Negotiating the Purchase Agreement – February 2019 -National Business Institute Conference - Philadelphia, PA

What We Focus On

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