AKRON, Ohio–LAWFUEL – US Law Firm News –The regional law firm of Stark & Knoll has hired Patricia F. Jacobson as a new partner. Jacobson, a resident of Port Clinton, joined the firm in March, 2007, and will focus on both healthcare law and intellectual property law. For High Resolution Photo: http://www.ggcomm.com/SKN/stark-62.jpg
Jacobson holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Dominican University, a master’s degree in political science from Boston University and a law degree from Case Western Reserve University. She is a member of the Ohio Bar Association, the Cleveland Bar Association and the Health Law Council of the Cleveland Bar Association. She serves on the Board of Directors of the American Health Lawyers Association and the Society of Ohio Healthcare Attorneys. Jacobson also serves on the boards of the Lorain County Civic Center Committee, the Lorain YWCA, the Lorain County Community Action Agency and the Editorial Board of Annals of Ophthalmology/Glaucoma.
Prior to joining Stark & Knoll, Jacobson was in private practice having served as a partner in two large regional law firms. She also served as general counsel for Forum Health in Youngstown, Ohio.
“Healthcare law is becoming an increasingly important area of practice for Stark & Knoll,” stated managing partner John Krajewski. “Pat brings impressive credentials in this field, and her involvement in key healthcare law organizations will keep her and the firm at the forefront of developments in this critical field.”
Legal counsel to a wide variety of Northeast Ohio companies, Stark & Knoll has offered business owners and managers creative, insightful and individually tailored legal guidance since 1985. The firm’s practice areas include general corporate affairs, litigation, estate planning and probate, corporate transactions, real estate and commercial leasing, corporate succession planning, taxation, commercial lending, labor and employment law and healthcare. The firm enjoys a wide variety of client engagements among small to mid-market companies, health care firms, nonprofit entities and the individual business owner.