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McNees Attorneys to Host Webinar on Blight in Pennsylvania

June 3, 2019
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HARRISBURG, Pa. – (June 3, 2019) McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC attorneys Kandice Kerwin Hull, Dana Chilson and Esch McCombie will present the webinar “Solutions for Blight in Pennsylvania” on June 25 from 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Kandice, Dana and Esch will discuss the win/win solutions that allow developers to assist communities in tackling blight properties.  The trio will cover eminent domain options, redevelopment authorities, land banks, and how public/private partnerships can be beneficial to all concerned.

To register for the event, click here.

Kandice is Chair of the McNees Eminent Domain Practice Group and leads the Litigation Practice Group.  She focuses on the representation of clients in complex commercial litigation in business disputes and is experienced in real property litigation.  She also handles both federal and state claims and has represented clients in cases involving breach of contract claims, quiet title actions, and land use disputes, among others.

Dana practices in the McNees Eminent Domain and Litigation Practice Groups and Chairs the Insurance Practice Group.  Regarding eminent domain, she regularly counsels condemnors and condemnees and has experience defending clients in both state and federal condemnation actions. She also has experience asserting the rights of public entities under the Eminent Domain Code and Business Corporations Law, including public utilities in connection with Marcellus infrastructure projects.

Esch practices in the McNees Real Estate, Oil & Natural Gas and Pipeline & Oil/Gas Infrastructure Practice Groups.  He focuses his practice on land use matters and permit approvals at the municipal, county and state level.  His work includes reaching favorable zoning and land development outcomes by way of variances or waivers, special exceptions or conditional uses, zoning amendments and challenges to ordinances, and negotiations with municipalities and other government agencies throughout Pennsylvania.


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