Jonna E. Stratton practices in the areas of corporate and nonprofit law, securities law, real estate law, and intellectual property law. Jonna is available to meet clients in both the Lancaster and Ardmore locations.
Jonna works closely with businesses as they navigate the challenges from start up to wind down, as well as those arising in daily operations. She assists corporate clients with contract drafting, asset purchases, leasing, transfers of business interests, trademark and copyright protection, and residential and commercial real estate transactions.
In her nonprofit practice, Jonna counsels clients on how to obtain and maintain federal tax exempt status, as well as addressing other general nonprofit matters applicable to nonprofits and B Corporations.
In 2021, Jonna joined the adjunct faculty of Harrisburg Area Community College. Prior to joining the firm and Harrisburg Area Community College’s adjunct faculty, Jonna taught a variety of paralegal studies courses, including courses on contracts, business organizations and legal research.
Jonna brings considerable knowledge and experience in securities law. Prior to joining our firm, Jonna served as Staff Counsel and then as Director of the Division of Corporation Finance for the former Pennsylvania Securities Commission, now part of the Pennsylvania Department of Banking. As Director, she oversaw the review of Division registration, exemption and investment company filings for compliance with state securities laws. She also had examined various types of securities offerings made by business and nonprofit entities at the local, state and national level. Jonna served as a member of the North American Securities Administrators Association Direct Participation Programs Policy Project Group.
Upon graduation from law school, Jonna joined the Pennsylvania Department of State as prosecuting attorney. In that capacity, she handled professional licensure actions for the State Boards of Accountancy, Barber Examiners, Certified Real Estate Appraisers, Funeral Directors and Medicine as well as the Real Estate Commission.
Jonna lives in Manheim Township with her family.
- Widener University School of Law, J.D., cum laude
- The Pennsylvania State University, B.S.
- Lancaster Bar Association
- Montgomery County Bar Association
- Pennsylvania Bar Association