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McNees to Open First Philadelphia Area Office with 3 Veteran Chester County Attorneys

February 4, 2021
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HARRISBURG, Pa. (Feb. 4, 2021) – McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC today announced it is opening its first office in the Philadelphia area with the hiring of three veteran local attorneys.

Joan Agran and Garth G. Hoyt have joined McNees as Member attorneys in the firm’s Estate Planning practice group, effective Feb. 1. In addition, McKinley “Sandy” C. McAdoo has joined McNees as Of Counsel attorney, effective Feb. 1. All three are established estate and trust law attorneys and were Shareholder attorneys at another firm in Chester County. They will work from a new McNees office opening in Devon later this spring.

“We are thrilled to welcome these three well-respected and well-known attorneys to the McNees family,” said McNees Chair Brian Jackson. “They have decades of combined experience, deep knowledge of local estate planning and share our Clients First philosophy.”

All three attorneys specialize in providing advice relating to estate planning, tax planning, succession planning, and trust and estate administration. They represent families, individuals, business owners and executives.

Agran earned her law degree from New York University, a Master of Laws in Taxation from Temple University, and her undergraduate degree from the University of Rhode Island. Hoyt earned his law degree from Cornell Law School, a Master of Laws in Taxation from Villanova University School of Law, and his undergraduate degree from Cornell University. McAdoo earned his law degree from Temple University and his undergraduate degree from Princeton University.

All three are active in the local community.

“We are excited to join McNees and to have access to the array of services the firm offers to provide enhanced value to our clients,” said Hoyt. “We believe the firm’s culture and breadth and depth of subject matter knowledge will greatly benefit our clients.”

“Joan, Garth and Sandy bring a wealth of knowledge, skills, and experience to our growing estate planning practice,” said Vance Antonacci, chair of the McNees Estate Planning practice group. “They will continue to serve clients in the greater Philadelphia region, offering trusted counsel on a wide range of matters.”

The new office will be located at 426 W. Lancaster Ave., Suite 100, Devon, Pa. Clients may contact attorneys Agran, Hoyt and McAdoo by calling 717-291-1177.

About McNees Wallace & Nurick

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, Devon, Lancaster, York, State College and Scranton, Pa.; Columbus, Ohio; Frederick, Md.; and Washington, D.C. McNees is also a member of the ALFA International Global Legal Network. | @McNeeslaw | LinkedIn


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