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Best Lawyers® Recognizes 34 McNees Attorneys, Six Named “Lawyer of the Year”

August 18, 2022
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HARRISBURG, Pa. — (Aug. 18, 2022) McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC is pleased to announce that 30 of its attorneys were recognized by Best Lawyers® in 2023 in the U.S., with four receiving the distinction of “Lawyer of the Year.” And, six McNees attorneys appeared in the most recent edition of the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America.

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. They are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. For the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers in America®, more than 12.2 million votes were analyzed, which resulted in more than 71,000 leading lawyers honored in the new edition.

Lawyer of the Year” honors are awarded annually to only one lawyer per practice area in each region with extremely high overall feedback from their peers, making it an exceptional distinction. Here are the four McNees attorneys named to 2023’s edition, listed with their respective practice areas:

The 30 McNees attorneys named to the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers® are listed below with their respective practice areas.

Columbus, Ohio

Frederick, Md.

Harrisburg, Pa.

  • Alan R. Boynton, Jr., Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Intellectual Property (This is his fifteenth year of recognition.)
  • Debra Denison Cantor, Collaborative Law: Family Law (This is her tenth year of recognition.)
  • Dana W. Chilson, Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law (This is her fifth year of recognition.)
  • Charles M. Courtney, Land Use and Zoning Law (This is his tenth year of recognition.)
  • Clayton W. Davidson, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (This is his tenth year of recognition.)
  • James P. DeAngelo, Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Banking and Finance; Litigation – Mergers and Acquisitions (This is his fifteenth year of recognition.)
  • Shaun R. Eisenhauer, Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law; Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law (This is his fifteenth year of recognition.)
  • Timothy M. Finnerty, Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law; Trusts and Estates (This is his tenth year of recognition.)
  • Helen L. Gemmill, Litigation – Real Estate
  • Stephen C. Gierasch, Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law; Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law (This is his tenth year of recognition.)
  • Scott A. Gould, Environmental Law; Litigation – Environmental (This is his fifteenth year of recognition.)
  • Paul Helvy, Family Law (This is his fifteenth year of recognition.)
  • Kandice Kerwin Hull, Appellate Practice (This is her tenth year of recognition.)
  • Brian F. Jackson, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management (This is his fifteenth year of recognition.)
  • Nicole Stezar Kaylor, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships); Corporate Law (This is her fifth year of recognition.)
  • James W. Kutz, Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Construction; Litigation – Municipal (This is his fifteenth year of recognition.)
  • Renée Lieux, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Stephen A. Moore, Corporate Governance Law (This is his fifteenth year of recognition.)
  • Elizabeth P. Mullaugh, Litigation – Trusts and Estates; Trusts and Estates (This is her fifteenth year of recognition.)
  • Adam L. Santucci, Labor Law – Management
  • Carol A. Steinour Young, Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants (This is her tenth year of recognition.)
  • Diane M. Tokarsky, Construction Law; Litigation – Construction (This is her fifteenth year of recognition.)
  • Bradley Walker, Corporate Law
  • Rhonda M. Weaver, Real Estate Law (This is her fifth year of recognition.)
  • Jennifer E. Will, Employment Law – Management

Lancaster, Pa.

  • Donna L. Kreiser, Public Finance Law (This is her tenth year of recognition.)
  • Kendra D. McGuire, Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Trusts and Estates (This is her tenth year of recognition.)

Pittsburgh, Pa.

The six McNees attorneys named in this year’s Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America are listed below with their respective practice areas.

Columbus, Ohio

Harrisburg, Pa.

Lancaster, Pa.

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McNees is a full-service law firm with more than 140 attorneys representing corporations, associations, institutions and individuals. The firm serves clients worldwide from offices in Devon, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Pittsburgh, Scranton, State College and York, 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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