Jonathan Goldstein is a founding partner of McNelly & Goldstein. Mr. Goldstein’s practice focuses on firearms law, election law, and entrepreneurial and business advising.

Mr. Goldstein is considered a national expert in firearms law. He earned the Defender of Justice Award by the National Rifle Association’s Institute of Legislative Action for his “tireless service to the Constitution and with particular emphasis on the protection and furtherance of the Second Amendment” in 2013. He actively lectures on firearms law and firearms safety across Pennsylvania, and he has published a number of articles for national firearms law and firearms safety publications.

Mr. Goldstein is a nationally recognized expert in election law. He was a member of the core Pennsylvania legal team for Bush-Cheney 2004 and was twice a candidate for the Pennsylvania General Assembly. He has litigated signature challenges in the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania and won an election law appeal before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.

In addition to his practice, Mr. Goldstein is an active member of Pennsylvania’s business community, currently serving as Chairman of Schulmerich Bells, the world’s largest manufacturer of musical handbells. He was also founder and President of Urban Technology Group, the fastest growing services company in Philadelphia from 2000-2002.


Mr. Goldstein received both his undergraduate degree and Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania. He is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the District of New Jersey, the Third Circuit, the Ninth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.

Email Jonathan: jonathan@mcnellygoldstein.com