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McNees Honors Attorney James Patrick Dougherty with the Yenkowski Award

January 29, 2019
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HARRISBURG, Pa. – (January 29, 2019) McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC is pleased to announce attorney James Patrick Dougherty as the 2018 recipient of the Gary F. Yenkowski Client Service Award, awarded to a firm Member in honor of deceased McNees Partner, Gary F. Yenkowski.

The Yenkowski Award recognizes the Member who best exhibited the finest of McNees attributes as displayed by Yenkowski throughout his prematurely shortened career.  These include paramount professionalism, tireless marketing, and loyalty and commitment to client service, the community, and the firm.

Jim, who has worked in the energy industry for 41 years, practices in the McNees Energy and Environmental Law Practice Group representing industrial users before state and federal regulatory commissions and agencies with respect to utility matters, including natural gas, electric, waster, wastewater and communications.  He has participated throughout the Marcellus and Utica Shale Plays and has made presentations regarding the various aspects of interstate shale gas development.  He has also taken part in biofuel and alternative fuel development throughout the U.S. and Canada.


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