As a member of the McNees Real Estate and Oil & Gas Practice Groups, Esch focuses his practice on land use matters and assists his clients in reaching favorable zoning and land development outcomes. In that capacity, he assists commercial developers, large-scale residential developers, educational institutions, midstream oil and gas companies, telecommunication companies, small business owners, and start-ups by navigating them through land use requirements and regulations set at the local, county, state, and federal levels.

While in law school, Esch served as a Senior Editor of the Penn State Law Review, was the Dickinson School of Law Liaison to the Carlisle Borough Council, Carlisle, PA, and was a judicial intern to the Honorable Christopher C. Conner, U.S. District Court.  Prior to his legal career, Esch spent seven years working in the claims department of a Fortune 500 insurance company.

Esch currently serves on the McNees Hiring Committee.

Esch, his wife, and their three children reside in Carlisle, PA.


The Pennsylvania State University, B.S., Economics, 2003

The Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University, J.D., 2014,  magna cum laude, Woolsack Honor Society, Penn State Law Review, Senior Editor


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Carlisle Theatre, President of the Board

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