John E. Kaskey

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Philadelphia, PA

Braverman Kaskey P.C.
 | One Liberty Place, 56th Floor, 1650 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-575-3800
Fax: 215-575-3801
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2007, 2010 - 2014, 2016 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1984
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Business (50%),
  • Tax: Business (50%)
Attorney Profile

A co-founder of Braverman Kaskey, P.C., John E. Kaskey is dedicated to serving clients in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and the surrounding areas. He has more than 30 years of legal experience and focuses his practice in the areas of commercial bankruptcy, business litigation, tax law and corporate transactions. Mr. Kaskey handles a wide variety of matters, including resolving shareholder disputes, representing business creditors or business debtors in Chapter 7 or 11 proceedings, contract disputes, tax planning and unfair competition claims.

In 1978, Mr. Kaskey earned his Bachelor of Science in business administration from Bucknell University. He then went on to pursue a legal education and was awarded his Juris Doctor magna cum laude from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law in 1981. While in law school, Mr. Kaskey was honored with a membership in the Traynor Society for his academic achievements and upon graduation was named to the Order of the Coif. Mr. Kaskey subsequently received an LL.M. in taxation cum laude from the New York University School of Law in 1982. He was a member of the New York University Law Review while completing his master's degree.

Prior to entering private practice, Mr. Kaskey served a clerkship on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit for the now-U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy. He is an active participant in several legal organizations, including the Philadelphia Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Highly regarded by his fellow attorneys for his excellent track record and superb ethics, Mr. Kaskey has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Bankruptcy (50%): Bankruptcy Law

Tax (50%): Tax Law

Focus Areas

Bankruptcy Law, Tax Law


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Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2007, 2010 - 2014, 2016 - 2019

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About John Kaskey

Admitted: 1984, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:


  • AV rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Super Lawyer®

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Pennsylvania, 1983
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
  • California, 1983
  • U.S. Tax Court, 1984
  • American Bar Association
  • New Jersey, 1983
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Temple University School of Law

Educational Background:

  • New York University School of Law, LL.M., cum laude, Members: Order of the Coif, Traynor Society, 1982
  • Bucknell University, B.S.B.A, 1978
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Office Location for John E. Kaskey

One Liberty Place, 56th Floor
1650 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215-575-3800

Fax: 215-575-3801

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Last Updated: 1/17/2019

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