Wayne M Pecht Attorney in Harrisburg, PA


Wayne M. Pecht


Wayne concentrates his practice in business and corporate law, special needs planning as well as estate planning, estate administration and Orphans’ Court litigation. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and a frequent lecturer on wealth preservation, retirement planning, Medicaid and guardianships.


  • Pennsylvania State University – graduated 1980, B.S. in Accounting
  • Dickinson School of Law – graduated 1983 J.D.
  • Georgetown University Law Center – graduated 1990, L.L.M. in Taxation

Licensed to Practice In

  • All Pennsylvania Courts
  • All California Courts
  • U.S. District Court – Middle, Eastern, and Western Districts of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Associations

  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court Orphans’ Court Procedural Rules Committee, Vice Chairman
  • Pennsylvania, Dauphin County, and Cumberland County Bar Associations
  • Dauphin County Orphans’ Court Rules Committee
  • Cumberland County Orphans’ Court Rules Committee
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • American Association of Attorney-Certified Public Accountants
  • Licensed CPA in Pennsylvania

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Estate and Trust Planning and Administration
  • Orphans’ Court Litigation
  • Elder Law
  • Federal, State and Local Tax Planning and Litigation


  • Solicitor for Cumberland County Register of Wills and Clerk of Orphans’ Court
  • Cumberland County Coroner, and Cumberland County Treasurer
  • Co-Chairman, Mike Regan for Senate
  • Treasurer, Vic Stabile for Judge
  • Finance Chairman, Cumberland County Republican Committee
  • Pinnacle Health Foundation Board Member
  • Eagle Foundation Board Member (past President)