McNees Attorneys to serve as judges for Transactional LawMeet Regional Competition

February 23, 2018
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Harrisburg, Pa. – (February 20, 2018) McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC Attorneys Julia Coelho, Nicole Kaylor, Fritz Kriete and Adeolu Bakare will serve as judges for the Transactional LawMeet Regional Competition being hosted by Widener Law Commonwealth on February 23, 2018.

Julia concentrates her practice in the areas of healthcare and corporate law. Her healthcare practice is focused on counseling hospital and health system providers, ambulatory surgical facilities, healthcare professional trade associations, physician groups and other healthcare organizations on various types of healthcare transactions, such as mergers and acquisitions, strategic affiliations, reorganizations, and joint ventures. Julia also provides advice to clients on corporate governance, regulatory compliance and general contractual matters. As part of her regulatory compliance practice, she routinely advises clients on HIPAA compliance, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and Fraud and Abuse issues, including compliance with Stark and Anti-Kickback laws.

Nicole Stezar Kaylor is a member of the Corporate & Tax Group where her practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions. From family businesses to publicly-traded companies, she has assisted a broad range of companies to successfully achieve their business objectives in a personal, responsive, and efficient manner. Nicole counsels businesses throughout the transportation, manufacturing, service, and financial services industries in structuring, negotiating, and implementing a wide variety of merger and acquisition transactions. In addition, Nicole regularly represents clients in capital raising efforts, including commercial lending, private placements, and private equity transactions.

Fritz practices in the Food & Beverage, Corporate & Tax and Automotive Dealership Law Groups. Fritz’s practice focuses on general corporate and contract law, with an emphasis on counseling closely held and family owned businesses. A considerable portion of his practice involves mergers and acquisition work.

Ade practices in the firm’s Energy & Environmental and Public Sector practice groups. His practice focuses on issues involving electric, natural gas, communications, water, wastewater, and stormwater utility services. Ade represents industrial, commercial, and institutional consumers of these services before regulatory agencies and in transactional matters such as negotiating and drafting power purchase contracts or water supply agreements. In addition to representing large energy consumers, Ade counsels municipal and investor-owned utilities on regulatory and transactional matters including, billing disputes, contract negotiations, and utility asset transfers or leases.

The annual Mid-Atlantic Regional Transactional LawMeet competition provides law students with real-life transactional experience. Widener Law Commonwealth is located six miles from the heart of Pennsylvania’s Capitol Complex, which includes the houses of the legislature, many state agencies, state courts, and federal courts. This location puts the law school in the center of a diverse and active legal community, made up of the 1,450 members of the Harrisburg-based bar.


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