Biography Overview

Attorney Jacob D. Sternberger is a partner in Morgan & Morgan’s Pennsylvania offices and serves as Morgan & Morgan's Senior Director of Strategic Operations nationwide.

Additionally, Sternberger is the general manager of Morgan & Morgan’s consumer protection website ClassAction.com, helping individuals sue big, negligent corporations and recover compensation for physical injuries, financial losses, and other harm.

Mr. Sternberger’s efforts through ClassAction.com have helped recover tens of millions of dollars on behalf of our clients, including those injured by negligent pharmaceutical companies and victims of sexual abuse.

Sternberger was born and raised in Western Pennsylvania with the blue-collar values of his family of machinists, barbers, nurses, and other hard workers. He graduated summa cum laude from Dickinson College in just three years, with a B.A. in Political Science and a certificate in Security Studies, and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. He then earned his Juris Doctor at the Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law, graduating in the top quarter of his class.

Sternberger joined Morgan & Morgan in 2017 to launch Morgan & Morgan’s Philadelphia office, and in 2021 launched Morgan & Morgan’s Pittsburgh office.

Prior to his legal career, Sternberger worked on various Democratic political campaigns across Pennsylvania including for Congressman Mark Critz in Johnstown and Mayor Tim Scott in Carlisle. Sternberger was campaign manager for Congressman and Navy Admiral Joe Sestak’s U.S. Senate campaign, which was the closest and costliest Senate primary in the entire country during the 2016 cycle.

Sternberger remains involved in Democratic politics, supporting and advising progressive candidates across the Commonwealth. His political analysis is often quoted in statewide media outlets, including The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, The Pittsburgh City Paper, and PoliticsPA.

Attorney Sternberger is admitted to practice in all state courts in Pennsylvania, as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Practice Areas

  • Consumer Protection

Memberships

  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Pennsylvania Association for Justice, Future Leaders Section

Education

  • Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2015
  • Dickinson College, B.A., Political Science, Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude, 2012

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