Stanford B. Ponson is an associate in Dilworth’s general litigation practice. He holds a strong interest in plaintiffs’ rights and commercial litigation.

Prior to joining Dilworth, Stanford worked for a national firm representing states and municipalities affected by the opioid epidemic. He also has experience in multidistrict litigations where he has represented hundreds of individual plaintiffs in defective medical device and pharmaceutical cases. In the process, he has gained experience in all aspects of litigation, while standing up for clients across the country in state and federal proceedings. Stanford is also interested in promoting corporate social responsibility and how corporations can and should establish objectives to invest in and improve the communities in which they operate.

Stanford received his bachelor’s in marketing from Louisiana State University and his Juris Doctor from Thomas R. Kline School of Law at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In law school, He earned recognition as a leader in the law school community, especially in the area of pro bono work, where he counseled Philadelphia-based entrepreneurs in navigating the complexities and uncertainties of starting a business. He is also a former entrepreneur and remains active in the Philadelphia startup and small business community.

In addition to being a full-time attorney, Stanford is also an Advanced Sommelier currently studying to become a Master in Wine.

Professional Associations

  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • Independence Business Alliance
  • Thomas R. Kline School of Law Dean’s Advisory Council

Speeches & Presentations

Presenter, National Business Institute, Advising Cash-Strapped Startups