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McNees attorney Amy Capobianco Marsar to lead the firm’s automotive dealership group

May 1, 2024
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HARRISBURG, Pa. — (May 1, 2024) McNees has announced that attorney and industry leader Amy Capobianco Marsar has been tapped to head the firm’s Automotive Dealership Law Group, a team of 21 attorneys collaborating to serve clients.


  • A Member of the firm, Marsar brings extensive experience in manufacturer-dealer relations and buys/sells having closed more than 300 transactions across Pennsylvania and nationally.
  • Leveraging the firm’s full depth of legal talent, the Automotive Dealership Law Group includes 21 attorneys experienced in corporate and tax; mergers and acquisitions; labor and employment; intellectual property; real estate; environmental law; privacy and data security; professional licensing, including proceedings before the Pennsylvania Board of Manufacturers, Dealers and Salespersons and other Pennsylvania regulatory bodies; franchise and general litigation; and succession and estate planning.
  • McNees has served the industry for more than 50 years and regularly provides legal guidance to dealer associations and all types of dealers, including passenger and light truck, medium and heavy truck, recreational vehicle (RV), trailer, motorcycle and motor sports dealers.

For the past 25 years, Marsar has served as a trusted legal advisor to the automotive dealership industry. Her experience spans some of the largest dealership buys/sells in the state and across the country. She has dedicated her legal career to helping McNees’ clients navigate the complex manufacturer-dealer relationship and position themselves for stability or growth in an ever-changing and highly regulated industry.

“McNees deeply appreciates our long-standing automotive dealer clients and their trust in our team to guide them through their most critical legal questions and business opportunities,” Marsar said. “I am grateful for the opportunity to work with such a talented team of attorneys to serve the industry’s top dealers.”

McNees is committed to providing clients with solutions for managing and adapting to the automotive industry’s specific demands and changes. The firm’s automotive attorneys have extensive experience, serving as outside general counsel to numerous automotive groups, including several of the largest privately owned groups in the country. The McNees team is uniquely qualified to assist dealers with any and all legal opportunities and challenges they face including, buys/sells and new dealer formations, franchise agreements and terminations, environmental matters, employee relations, union matters, consumer complaints, privacy law issues, financing, succession planning and all aspects of licensure and regulatory compliance.

Current and prospective clients may contact 717.237.5415. For more information on the firm’s automotive dealership law practice, visit


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