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. Sternberger joined Morgan & Morgan in 2017 to launch our Philadelphia office, and he is currently based in our Pittsburgh office.

Attorney 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 thousands of people, 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.

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 also served as campaign manager for former 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. He has been quoted in numerous 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. He is a board member of the Pennsylvania Alliance and serves on the Future Leaders Section of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice.


Practice Areas

  • Consumer Protection

Memberships

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

Education

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