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Stanley "Stash" Jacobs is a private equity, mergers and acquisitions and corporate lawyer who focuses his practice on a broad range of transactional matters. Stash works with private equity funds, private and public company investors and family offices in a range of investments and acquisitions. Stash counsels companies and entrepreneurs in all aspects of transactional work. Stash has experience in a variety of industries including health care and life sciences, business services, consumer products, manufacturing, software, technology investment management and insurance. In the life science industry, Stash represents investors, acquirors, companies and other transaction parties in a variety of transactions and financings.


  • Private equity
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Financing transactions
  • Venture capital
  • Private and public securities offerings
  • Joint venture transactions


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, 2013-2024
  • 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