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Janelle Snyder Peyton was recently voted the 2017 #1 Main Line Today Top Lawyer for Business Law and Intellectual Property Law, and named the 2016 Emerging Leader of the Year by the Main Line Chamber of Commerce. She harnesses her keen awareness of business growth, opportunities, and client and vendor interactions to focus on creative solutions for her clients. As a result, they benefit from timely deliverables and efficient legal representation. 

Janelle is dedicated to providing excellent legal services to protect and encourage the growth of business entities. As a former business owner, she offers business acumen and entrepreneurial spirit to her clients to effectively and efficiently achieve their strategic goals. She knows firsthand the obstacles businesses face and the tough decisions that key players make. She is uniquely suited to balance the need for legal services with risk management and financial resources. Janelle is familiar with the concerns and mistakes of business owners, which ultimately saves clients valuable resources.

Ms. Snyder Peyton graduated from Eckerd College in Florida with a Bachelor of Arts degree. After an internship at the Environmental Protection Agency, she continued her education at the University of San Diego School of Law and earned her Juris Doctor degree in December of 2003. Upon arriving back in the Philadelphia area, she worked in the financial and environmental real estate fields until she applied and was admitted to the New Jersey State Bar. She then served as CFO and Corporate Counsel for a local construction company. She later moved into private practice, working for various small and medium-sized law firms in the Philadelphia area.  

Practice Areas

IP Portfolio Management & Strategy
Trademark Prosecution
Business Growth, Planning, Strategy
Licensing Agreements
Co-Marketing and Joint Partnerships
Franchise Development
Business Formation
Corporate Law
Asset Protection
Buy/Sell Agreements
Contract Review/Vendor Negotiations
Non-Disclosure, Confidentiality, and Non-Compete Agreements
Succession Planning

Bar Admissions

New Jersey
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania


University of San Diego School of Law, J.D. (2003)
Eckerd College, B.A., Environmental Science & Policy (1999)