OUR PARTNERS SERVING HARRISBURG, PA AND CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA

 
Founding partner Lee Smigel is a well-known and well-respected lawyer who has handled some of the highest profile domestic relations cases in the Central Pennsylvania area. He also represents numerous businesses and medical and dental practices throughout the midstate.
Partner Stuart Sacks has blended the business and real estate areas to help clients achieve their goals and worked with them to build successful enterprises. He has also chaired the PA Bar Association's Family Law Section, Subcommittee on Adoptions. His national and international adoption practice now encompasses surrogacy and assisted reproductive technologies as well.
Jerry Morrison is a respected lawyer and community leader whose significant contributions to the practice of law have been recognized by his inclusion in "The Best Lawyers in America". Jerry has successfully concluded many complex business transactions which include mergers, acquisitions and dispositions of corporations and partnerships. Serving as general counsel to numerous businesses, he advises boards of directors in preparation and implementation of business plans, strategic planning and business succession. Additionally, Jerry's close association over the years with family owned businesses and prominent area families has given rise to a sophisticated estate planning practice with the goal of maximizing desired client objectives and minimizing applicable taxes.
In keeping with his entrepreneurial spirit, Stuart Magdule concentrates his practice in the areas of business and commercial transactions, real estate and title insurance. Finding a "win-win" solution has been and continues to be his guiding principle. He is also the Solicitor to the Harrisburg Redevelopment Authority and is proud to have been involved in the revitalization of the City of Harrisburg.
Lifetime and estate planning issues form the core of Heather Royer's practice. She works closely with clients to achieve their family goals, implementing their wishes as well as minimizing estate tax consequences. In the business arena, she assists area businesses in effecting a wide array of transactions from employment contracts through buy-sell agreements.
Wendell Courtney has more than 30 years’ experience representing corporations, medical facilities and institutions of higher learning. From the Boardroom and the Executive Committee to collective bargaining negotiations, he has consistently developed effective, proactive strategies to achieve client goals. Governance, Open Meeting Law compliance, human resources counseling, Pennsylvania and federal government compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and litigation oversight are all areas of strength.
Theresa Barrett Male's practice is limited to family law: child custody, divorce, child support, and spousal support. She offers her clients various options, including Collaborative Law, an alternative dispute resolution model, mediation, and litigation. Ms. Male is also a Parenting Coordinator and a Mediator.
Adam has maintained a law practice in Central Pennsylvania since 1998, and represents many individual and business clients throughout the region. Adam practices in the areas of criminal law, eminent domain, land use, planning & zoning. He is a former Deputy District Attorney Dauphin County and former member of Joseph A. Klein. P.C.
"A.J." Palutis has over 26 years' experience in the area of Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Law. He is a Certified Specialist in the area of Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association section on Workers' Compensation Law as approved by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Mr. Palutis represents injured workers and their families throughout the entire Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Jeff has more than 30 years of trial litigation experience. He has successfully tried to verdict numerous cases throughout both state and federal courts in Pennsylvania. Jeff has served as Deputy Attorney General, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and Adjunct Professor of Trial and Advocacy at The Dickinson Law School. For his extensive trial experience, Jeff is named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for Personal Injury and a Pennsylvania Exceptional Lawyer.
Eric practices in the firm's corporate, real estate, and government relations practice groups. His broad commercial practice focuses on business transactions , real estate transactions, mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, securities, and public-private partnerships. He also has industry specific experience in the high-tech field as well as manufacturing and distribution.
Michael focuses his practice on personal injury, insurance coverage and commercial litigation. He is a frequent speaker on litigation and insurance coverage issues, and has authored many published articles on these topics. He has been honored by Best Lawyers in America as a top insurance lawyer since 2006.
He has handled hundreds of heavy truck accident cases involving serious personal injuries or death, and has lectured to trucking companies on improving safety, compliance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety regulations, reducing driver fatigue and distraction, compliance with hours of service requirements and cargo safety. He was a contributing Author to “Damages: Tactics in Personal Injury & Death Cases” published by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.
Clarke H. Madden is committed to first class client service. That begins with listening carefully to your needs and objectives and fashioning a solution that works for you. Clients can expect to be completely informed at every step of their cases and to receive prompt and attentive replies to inquiries. As a state prosecutor Clarke litigated cases in courtrooms across the Commonwealth. Whatever your litigation needs, civil or criminal, Clarke can provide comprehensive, cost-effective, advocacy.
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Bob has maintained a law practice in Central Pennsylvania since 1972, and represents many individual and business clients throughout the region. Bob practices in the areas of municipal law, wills & estates, real estate, corporate reorganizing and bankruptcy. He provides financial analysis to business and individual clients with strategies to address solvency issues.
Associates
Darryl Liguori focuses on commercial and civil litigation, developing strategies to accomplish client goals. He represents clients in state and federal courts in the areas of personal injury, product liability, contracts, and commercial disputes.
Deborah Crum graduated Cum Laude from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in 2013. She focuses her practice in Family Law, Adoption, and Estate Planning & Administration.
Richard Sgrignoli graduated Summa Cum Laude from Widener University Commonwealth Law School in 2015 and was the class Valedictorian. He focuses his practice on Corporate and Tax Law, Family Law, and Estate Planning and Administration.
 
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