McNees Attorney Crystal Clark Honored as County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania 2017 Solicitor of the Year
August 9, 2017
LANCASTER, Pa. – McNees Wallace & Nurick attorney Crystal Clark received the 2017 Solicitor of the Year Award from the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP) at the organization’s 2017 Annual Conference in Erie County.
Clark was honored for her years of service as Lancaster County solicitor, and currently CCAP solicitor, and for her leadership with issues that impact counties throughout the state.
“Crystal’s leadership skills and commitment to Client service make her a perfect selection for this award,” David M. Kleppinger, chairman of McNees Wallace & Nurick, said. “Her experience with CCAP and Lancaster County, as well as with McNees, is outstanding and speaks volumes of her dedication to serving our Clients.”
A member of McNees’ Labor & Employment practice group, Clark’s litigation practice includes employment and civil rights issues, including sexual harassment; age, gender, race, and disability discrimination; unemployment compensation; equal protection; First Amendment rights; prison and law enforcement matters; and numerous other matters.
Prior to joining McNees, Clark served as the County Solicitor for the County of Lancaster, Pa. She was appointed by the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners to serve as the County’s chief legal adviser and was responsible for all suits brought by or against the County.
Clark, works in McNees’ Lancaster office and is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, the United States District Courts for the Middle and Eastern Districts of Pennsylvania, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Judicial Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.
Clark earned her law degree from the Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University and her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.
Founded in 1886, CCAP is the voice of county government and a statewide non-profit, non-partisan association representing all 67 counties in Pennsylvania. CCAP members include county commissioners, council members, county executives, administrators, chief clerks, and solicitors.