Jared B. Shafer - Maron Marvel

Jared Shafer is an experienced litigator throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and federal courts. 

Jared has a diverse background defending clients in product liability, construction, premises liability, transportation, subrogation, and property damage matters. He handles all phases of litigation from claim inception through trial on behalf of individual clients, small to Fortune 500 companies, including numerous insurance companies. Much of his practice involves high exposure, complex, multi-party cases. Jared has developed expertise in representing companies in response to benzene exposure claims. He also represented a long-time Philadelphia region paint company in asbestos litigation for more than ten years.

To minimize a client’s exposure and litigation costs, Jared actively counsels clients concerning legal trends, impactful court opinions, investigations, and risk analysis and management.


Widener University School of Law (J.D., 2003)

Muhlenberg College (B.A. in Psychology and Business Administration, 1999)

Professional Recognition
  • Selected to Pennsylvania Rising Stars for 2012 – 2017
Published Articles/Speaking Engagements
  • Speaker, “Managing the Risk to Your Business Caused by the Mallory Decision,” Maron Marvel Webinar, July 18, 2023.
  • Speaker, “Genetics in Civil Litigation,” 2016 CLM Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, April 06,¬†2016.
  • 2016 CLM Continuing Legal Education Event, Cherry Hill, NJ – Status of Medical Marijuana Programs in New Jersey and Pennsylvania
  • 2016 CLM Continuing Legal Education Event, Pennsauken, NJ – Status of Medical Marijuana¬†Programs in New Jersey and Pennsylvania
  • Author, “Delay Damages,” The Pennsylvania Defense Institute’s CounterPoint, December 2013.
  • Contributing Editor, LexisNexis Practice Guide: Pennsylvania Personal Injury Litigation (2012 Edition, LexisNexis Matthew Bender)
Organizations/Committee Memberships
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM) – Education Director for Eastern Pennsylvania (2014-2015); Director of Events (2016); Vice President (2017-2018)

New Jersey
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania