John Kaskey is a founder of the firm and its senior transactional lawyer. John’s unique skill set of corporate and business law, tax law and bankruptcy renders him a master at resolving intricate business issues. His masterful approach to his clients’ financial issues produces virtually unassailable results for them.
John served as a law clerk to Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Anthony M. Kennedy (now Supreme Court Justice Kennedy). He is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers™ (exclusive to those who have achieved the Highest Possible Peer Review Rating in both the Legal Ability and Ethical Standards) and is a perennially named Super Lawyer®, among other honors. He has handled some of the most significant bankruptcies of business organizations, as well as the transactions, bank workouts and tax issues related to a wide array of businesses, and has insured the success of businesses of all sizes and focus.
John earned a B.S./B.A. from Bucknell University in 1978. He graduated from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, magna cum laude, in 1981, where he also was a Member, Order of the Coif and the Traynor Society. He received an LL.M. from New York University School of Law in 1982, where he was a member of the Law Review. He has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at Temple University. John is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York.