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39 McNees Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers®, Six Named “Lawyer of the Year”

August 19, 2021
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HARRISBURG, Pa. – (August 19, 2021) McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC is pleased to announce that 32 of its attorneys were included in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©, with six receiving the distinction of “Lawyer of the Year.”  In addition, seven McNees attorneys appeared in the second edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.

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.

The six McNees attorneys named in The Best Lawyers in America (2022 Edition) as a “Lawyer of the Year” are listed below with their respective practice areas.

  • Michael A. Doctrow, Litigation; Intellectual Property
  • Timothy M. Finnerty, Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Stephen C. Gierasch, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Nicole Stezar Kaylor, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Diane M. Tokarsky, Construction Law
  • Rhonda M. Weaver, Real Estate Law

The 32 McNees attorneys named in The Best Lawyers in America (2022 Edition) are listed below with their respective practice areas.

Harrisburg, PA

  • Alan R. Boynton, Jr., 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
  • 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
  • Helen Gemmill, Litigation – Real Estate
  • Stephen C. Gierasch, Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law; Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Scott A. Gould, Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental
  • 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
  • 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
  • Elizabeth P. Mullaugh, Litigation – Trusts and Estates; Trusts and Estates
  • Stephen A. Moore, Corporate Governance Law
  • Adam L. Santucci, Labor Law – Management
  • Diane M. Tokarsky, Construction Law; Litigation – Construction
  • Bradley Walker, Corporate Law
  • Rhonda M. Weaver, Real Estate Law
  • Jennifer E. Will, Employment Law – Management
  • Carol A. Steinour Young; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants

Lancaster, PA

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

Columbus, OH

  • Karl H. Schneider, Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Frederick, MD

  • Robert A. Weishaar, Jr., Energy Law

The seven McNees attorneys named in The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch (2022 Edition) are listed below with their respective practice areas.

Harrisburg, PA

  • Christopher Ladner, Commercial Litigation
  • David A. Noll, Corporate Law
  • Sarah Hyser-Staub, Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Rachel R. Hadrick, Insurance Law
  • Jeffrey Esch McCombie, Real Estate Law

Columbus, OH

  • Matthew Pritchard, Energy Law

Lancaster, PA

  • Claudia N. Shank, Real Estate Law

For more information on the U.S. News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings, please visit the “Best Law Firms” website.

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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, Devon, Lancaster, York, State College and Scranton, Pa.; Columbus, Ohio; Frederick, Md.; and Washington, D.C. McNees is also a member of the ALFA International Global Legal Network.

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