The Arce Stark & Haskell LLP team is here to help you seek compensation for your injustices and prevent future harms through litigation, contract negotiation, trademark and copyright registration, and more. 


Aaron M. Arce Stark


Aaron M. Arce Stark is the founding partner of Arce Stark & Haskell, LLP.

Aaron is committed to protecting those who need it the most. He began his law career as a solo practitioner under Arce Stark Law LLC in 2014, The firm's focus was to help artists protect their work from unsanctioned use. His law practice has since grown by adding a new partner, and taking on a wide variety of cases.

Education and Bar Admissions

Aaron earned a J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2013, where he was a national finalist in Moot Court, as well as a law extern in the United States District Court in the Northern District of Illinois to Chief Judge Ruben Castillo and Magistrate Judge Michael Mason.

He also earned an M.A. in Special Education at San Francisco State University in 2009, and a B.A. in Psychology at the University of Oregon in 2004.

Aaron is licensed in Washington, D.C., New York, and Illinois.

Professional Activities

Aaron is a member of various professional and civic organizations, including:

Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts
Children's Law Center
Copyright Society of the U.S.A.
Hispanic National Bar Association


Jake K. Haskell


Jake K. Haskell is a Partner of Arce Stark & Haskell, LLP,

As an artist, Jake values the time, energy, and dedication that go into creating art, products, and brands. Jake understands that his clients' focus is on their creations, as it should be, so he will get to know you and your work to build an approachable relationship, and an individualized legal strategy to meet your needs.

Education and Bar Admission

Jake earned a J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law in 2016, where they served as an extern in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois to Magistrate Judge Susan E. Cox. Jake was a member of Intellectual Property Law Society, OutLaw, and the National Lawyers' Guild, where they received awards for academic excellence in Intellectual property, First Amendment law, and Fine Art law.

In 2016, Jake co-authored a paper with Loyola Copyright professor Matthew Sag, entitled Defense Against the Dark Arts of Copyright Trolling, 103 Iowa L. Rev. 571 (2018).

Jake is licensed in Illinois and Oregon.