Rhonda is a member of the Real Estate and Construction, and Food & Beverage Law Groups at McNees.  Rhonda has extensive experience representing clients in the acquisition, disposition, leasing and development of a wide-range of commercial real estate projects.  In particular, she has significant experience negotiating leases for retail shopping centers and lifestyle centers, convenience stores, gas stations, grocery stores, restaurants, theaters, warehouse facilities, and office, business, and industrial centers on behalf of both landlords and tenants.  Rhonda’s experience as a real estate attorney in Harrisburg, PA also extends to the development, creation, and leasing of commercial condominiums and mixed-use projects.

In addition, Rhonda regularly assists developers and residential builders with both routine and sophisticated residential planned communities and condominiums, including age restricted communities, traditional neighborhood developments, and master association developments. As a business real estate attorney, Rhonda is well-versed in the laws applicable to planned communities and condominiums, as well as the practical concerns and hurdles facing developers and residential builders in today’s real estate market.


University of Baltimore, B.A., 1995, summa cum laude

Widener University School of Law, J.D., 1998, magna cum laude, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Widener Journal of Public Law, Administrative Board


The Best Lawyers in America®, Real Estate Law, 2015-present

The Best Lawyers in America,  Lawyer of the Year 2021

Select Lawyers, 2015

Pennsylvania Rising Stars®, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

Central Penn Business Journal “Forty Under Forty”

Tribute to Women of Excellence Award, 2003

Leadership Harrisburg Area Graduate


Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, 1998 – Present

Dauphin County Bar Association Member, 1998 – Present

Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Presenter and Author; various years, including 2019 and 2020.

United Way of the Capital Region, Women’s Leadership Network & Bridges Society, 2000 – Present;  Tocqueville Society, 2018 – Present

National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Pennsylvania Keystone Chapter, Board Member, 2000 – 2018; Board Governance Committee, 2002 – 2017; Board of Trustees and Secretary, 2013 – 2017

International Council of Shopping Centers, 2008 – Present

ALPHA International, Member

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