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McNees Announces New Practice Group Chair

January 1, 2016
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HARRISBURG, PA (Jan. 26, 2016) – McNees names Dana W. Chilson as Chair of the Firm’s Insurance Practice Group, effective Jan. 1, 2016.

Dana, a Member resident of our Harrisburg office, also practices in the Litigation, Financial Services and Injunction groups. She represents commercial and business clients in a wide variety of disputes, including contract challenges and questions regarding shareholder and corporate rights. She also assists clients in obtaining and defending against injunctive relief and analyzing their insurance coverage. Furthermore, she represents clients in loan and credit workouts, collections and bankruptcy.

Dana is the recipient of the 2015 YWCA Tribute to Women of Excellence Award, was recognized as a Select Lawyer in 2014 and 2015 and is a 2016 Pennsylvania Rising Star®.

Dana is a former extern to Chief Judge Yvette Kane of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Dana received her J.D. from The Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University, magna cum laude, and her undergraduate degree from Duquesne University. She is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and before the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Pennsylvania.  She is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar and the Dauphin County Bar Associations.

Dana can be reached at or 717.237.5457


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, State College and Scranton, PA; Columbus, OH; and Washington, D.C. McNees is also a member of the ALFA International Global Legal Network. @McNeeslaw LinkedIn


Dana W. Chilson

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