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33 McNees Attorneys Among 2020 Best Lawyers in America, 7 Named Lawyer of the Year

August 15, 2019
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HARRISBURG, Pa. – (August 15, 2019) McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC is pleased to announce that thirty-three of its attorneys are named in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in America® and seven are recognized as Lawyer of the Year.

Since its inception in 1983, Best Lawyers’ peer-nominated lists have been recognized as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals in the country.  Some of McNees’ attorneys have appeared on the list for more than 20 years.

“All of our attorneys strive to zealously represent our clients while demonstrating professionalism and respect for the practice of law, for the judiciary and for other members of the bar.  We have known that those recognized today certainly meet these desired standards.  It is most gratifying that this has been recognized by their peers,” said McNees Chair Brian Jackson.

The seven McNees attorneys named Lawyer of the Year are listed below with their respective practice areas.

  • Clayton W. Davidson, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Diane M. Tokarsky, Litigation-Construction
  • J. Paul Helvy , Family Law
  • Kendra D. McGuire, Litigation-Trusts and Estates
  • Mark M. Van Blargan, Health Care Law
  • Shaun R. Eisenhauer, Corporate Law
  • Stephen C. Gierasch, Mergers and Acquisitions Law

The thirty-three McNees attorneys named in the 2020 edition of Best Lawyers in America® are listed below with their respective practice areas.

Harrisburg, PA

  • Alan R. Boynton, Jr., Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation-Intellectual Property
  • Debra Denison Cantor, Collaborative Law: Family Law
  • Dana W. Chilson, Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Charles M. Courtney, Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Clayton W. Davidson, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • James P. DeAngelo, Commercial Litigation; Litigation-Banking and Finance; Litigation-Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Louis A. Dejoie, International Trade and Finance Law
  • Michael A. Doctrow, Copyright Law; Franchise Law; Litigation-Intellectual Property; Technology Law; Trademark Law
  • Shaun R. Eisenhauer, Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law; Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law
  • Timothy M. Finnerty, Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law; Trusts and Estates
  • Stephen C. Gierasch, Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law; Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Scott A. Gould, Environmental Law; Litigation-Environmental
  • Bradley J. Gunnison, Corporate Law; Tax Law
  • J. Paul Helvy, Family Law
  • Kandice Kerwin Hull, Appellate Practice
  • Michael L. Hund, Corporate Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law; Securities Regulation
  • Brian F. Jackson, Employment Law-Management; Labor Law-Management
  • Nicole Stezar Kaylor, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Corporate Law
  • Stephen R. Kern, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • David M. Kleppinger, Energy Law
  • James W. Kutz, Commercial Litigation; Litigation-Construction; Litigation- Municipal
  • L. Renee Lieux, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Daniel J. Malpezzi, Banking and Finance Law; Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law
  • Stephen A. Moore, Corporate Governance Law
  • Elizabeth P. Mullaugh, Litigation-Trusts and Estates; Trusts and Estates
  • Pamela C. Polacek, Energy Law
  • Carol A. Steinour Young, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions-Defendants
  • Diane M. Tokarsky, Construction Law; Litigation-Construction
  • Mark M. Van Blargan, Health Care Law
  • Rhonda M. Weaver, Real Estate Law

Lancaster, PA

  • Donna L. Kreiser, Public Finance Law
  • Kendra D. McGuire, Commercial Litigation; Litigation-Trusts and Estates

Washington, D.C.

  • Robert A. Weishaar, Jr., Energy Law

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McNees is a full-service law firm based in central Pennsylvania with more than 130 attorneys representing corporations, associations, institutions and individuals. The firm serves clients worldwide from offices in Harrisburg, Lancaster, York, State College and Scranton, PA; Columbus, OH; Frederick, MD; and Washington, D.C. McNees is also a member of the ALFA International Global Legal Network.

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