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Stanley "Stash" Jacobs is a corporate and securities lawyer who focuses his practice on a broad range of transactional matters in industries ranging from business services, consumer products and manufacturing to software, technology, life sciences and healthcare. Stash works with private equity funds, family offices and other investors in a range of investments and acquisitions. Stash counsels companies and entrepreneurs in all aspects of transactional work from formation and capitalization through sale.


  • Private equity and venture capital transactions
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Private and public securities offerings
  • Financing transactions
  • Joint venture transactions
  • General corporate and business law


Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Legal 500 United States, M&A/ Corporate and Commercial - Venture Capital and Emerging Companies, 2021
  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Corporate Law; Securities / Capital Markets Law, 2013-2022
  • Member, Winning Team, Global M&A Network’s Turnaround Atlas Awards, “Cross Border Special Situation M&A Deal (Small-Mid Markets)” for the Chapter 11 reorganization and asset sale of Premier Exhibitions, 2019
  • Rated, AV Preeminent® 4.6 out of 5.0

°AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell DistinguishedSM and Martindale-Hubbell NotableSM are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell® certification procedures, standards and policies.

  • Chair, Florida Venture Forum, 2017
  • Board Member, Florida Venture Capital Conference, 2007-2017
  • Florida Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Leadership Fort Lauderdale, Class IX


  • J.D., The George Washington University Law School, 1998
    • Order of the Coif
    • Senior Notes Editor, The George Washington Law Review, Vol. 66
  • B.A., Philosophy, Economics (minor), cum laude, Boston University, 1994
  • Florida
  • New York