McNees Attorney Esch McCombie Named Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Man of the Year
June 9, 2021
HARRISBURG, Pa. – (Wednesday, June 9, 2021) McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC attorney Esch McCombie earned the title of Man of the Year of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Central Pennsylvania chapter, raising with his campaign team $90,509. The twelve candidates participating in LLS’s ten-week competition collectively brought in $353,138, which will support LLS’s goal to find cures for blood cancers and ensure that patients have access to lifesaving treatments.
The regional competitions are in honor of a local Boy and Girl of the Year who are fighting blood cancer. This year’s Boy of the Year is Cameron, of St. Thomas, PA, and the Girl of the Year is Molly, of Harrisburg, PA. Esch also ran in honor of Morgan, a long-time friend’s daughter who is fighting Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.
We also wish to congratulate the Woman of the Year, Catherine Azeles of Camp Hill, who raised $77,026.
Candidates and their campaign teams were judged solely on fundraising success, each dollar counting as one vote. Their totals are then considered for the national title against the winners in each region, and the highest fundraisers earn the title of National Man & Woman of the Year. The national titles will be awarded to the top fundraisers in the country, to be announced this summer.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. Its mission is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
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.