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McNees Attorneys Among 2019 PA Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List

May 9, 2019
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HARRISBURG, Pa. – (May 9, 2019) Twenty McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC attorneys are among the 2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and Rising Stars list.

Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.

“These individuals come to work each day dedicated to serving their clients in a collaborative way,” said McNees Chair Brian Jackson. “We are delighted that they are being recognized for their work in such a distinguished manner.”

2019 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers:

  • Alan R. Boynton, Business Litigation
  • Debra D. Cantor, Family Law
  • Charles M. Courtney, Land Use/Zoning
  • Clayton W. Davidson, Bankruptcy: Business
  • James P. DeAngelo, Business Litigation
  • Michael A. Doctrow, Intellectual Property
  • J. Paul Helvy, Family Law
  • Kandice Kerwin Hull, Business Litigation
  • Daniel J. Malpezzi, Banking
  • Kendra D. McGuire, Estate & Trust Litigation
  • Diane M. Tokarsky, Construction Litigation
  • Anne E. Zerbe, Employment & Labor

2019 Pennsylvania Rising Stars:

  • Dana W. Chilson, Business Litigation
  • Crystal H. Clark, State/Local/Municipal Litigation
  • Julia P. Coelho, Health Care
  • Denise E. Elliott, Employment & Labor
  • David J. Evenhuis, Real Estate: Business
  • Kelley E. Kaufman, Employment & Labor
  • Adam L. Santucci, Employment & Labor
  • Nicole Stezar Kaylor, Mergers & Acquisitions


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; Frederick, MD; and Washington, D.C. McNees is also a member of the ALFA International Global Legal Network. | @McNeeslaw | LinkedIn


Debra Denison Cantor

Charles M. Courtney

J. Paul Helvy

Kendra D. McGuire

Anne E. Zerbe

Dana W. Chilson

Julia Coelho

Denise E. Elliott