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McNees Attorney takes helm of South Middleton School Board

December 11, 2017
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(Harrisburg – December 11th, 2017) McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC attorney Randy L. Varner was elected South Middleton School Board President during last week’s board reorganization meeting on Monday, December 4th.

Randy, who is in the middle of his four-year term as a member of the school board, was elected to the one-year term position by his fellow board members. “I am honored to serve with my eight colleagues on the board, all of whom are smart, talented and dedicated to doing what is best for the district,” he said. “I look forward to working with them to address the many issues facing us.”

Randy is Chair of the State and Local Tax Practice Group. He has more than 19 years of experience in commercial litigation and state and local taxation. His practice covers the depth and breadth of Pennsylvania taxes, including Corporate Net Income, Capital Stock/Foreign Franchise, Sales and Use, Personal Income, and Gross Receipts. In addition, Mr. Varner devotes a substantial part of his practice to local taxes, particularly real estate tax assessment, business privilege, and mercantile taxes.

Randy is co-author of the Pennsylvania Bar Institute book “Assessment Law and Procedure in Pennsylvania”, the seminal treatise on Pennsylvania real estate assessment law for over 18 years.

He has assisted clients in resolving disputes at the audit level and has represented clients before the Pennsylvania Board of Appeals, the Board of Finance and Revenue, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Mr. Varner also assisted with the preparation of an amicus curiae brief dealing with a state tax issue filed with the Supreme Court of the United States.


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, Lancaster, State College and Scranton, PA; Columbus, OH; Frederick, MD; and Washington, D.C. McNees is also a member of the ALFA International Global Legal Network. @McNeeslaw LinkedIn