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McNees Honors Mark Van Blargan with the Gary F. Yenkowski Award

January 31, 2017
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HARRISBURG, PA (January 31, 2017) – McNees Wallace & Nurick announced attorney Mark Van Blargan as the 2016 recipient of the 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.

Van Blargan is chair of the firm’s Healthcare group and a member of the Education Law group. His practice focuses on serving large healthcare providers and college and universities. Van Blargan started his career at the firm, became in-house counsel for a large health system in Pennsylvania, and rejoined the firm in 1997.

Van Blargan acts both as outside general counsel and as special counsel for some clients, particularly for complex mergers and acquisitions.

Van Blargan has been named to The Best Lawyers in America list every year since 2006, and as a Local Legal Leader in 2015 and 2016. He received his A.B. from Syracuse University and his J.D. with honors from the Villanova University School of Law. He is a member of the American Bar Association’s Forum on Healthcare Law, the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s committee on Health and Hospital Law, the Dauphin County Bar Association, the National Health Lawyers Association, the Hospital Association of Pennsylvania, and is vice chair of the WITF Board of Directors.