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24 East Market Street, P.O. Box 565 ,
West Chester, Pennsylvania - 19381



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Lamb McErlane, PC, a full-service law firm in West Chester since 1948, announced today that the Wayne, Pa., firm of Schumacker & Lunkenheimer, LLP has merged with the Lamb McErlane firm. Attorneys Robert A. Alston and Jonathan K. Wright will serve Of Counsel for Lamb McErlane, and Attorney Scott F. Schumacker will maintain an affiliate part-time practice.

“We’re thrilled to be able to offer our clients the expertise and resources of our three latest additions from Schumacker and Lunkenheimer, who have established a reputation for excellence in the practice of business law,” said Joel Frank, a Lamb McErlane partner and Chairman of the Firm’s Executive Committee. “In turn, we look forward to offering their clients our many other services in the practice areas of Business and Real Estate Law, Litigation, Family Law and Appellate Law”

The merger expands Lamb McErlane’s Business Law Department to seven practitioners, and builds the group’s bench strength in all facets of business law, from mergers and acquisitions, to taxation, estate planning, employment matters, litigation and alternative dispute resolution. Alston and Wright join James E. McErlane, managing partner; Vincent T. Donohue, John Kehner, Thomas J. O’Neill, and Steven G. Soles in providing Business Law services.

“We are delighted to welcome these talented colleagues to the firm,” said Vincent Donohue, partner in Lamb McErlane’s Business Law department and member of the Firm’s executive committee. “They bring considerable years of experience serving the myriad needs of businesses large and small.”

Founded by Lloyd J. Schumacker and Paul W. Lunkenheimer in Philadelphia, Schumacker and Lunkenheimer, LLP has served the Southeast Pennsylvania region since 1932. The firm began representing manufacturers and distributors, and through the years, maintained a focus on representing small to mid-size closely held businesses and their owners. The firm
moved to the Valley Forge area in 1986, and evolved to serve clients ranging from start-ups to businesses with annual sales in excess of $100 million.

Robert Alston concentrates his practice on the general business representation of clients from counseling through litigation; estate and succession planning. He also serves as an arbitrator for business and employment cases for the American Arbitration Association. A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Alston holds a LLM degree in taxation
from Temple University and teaches Estate Planning courses in College and Community Schools throughout the area, He also speaks to lawyer groups on litigating in an American Arbitration Association forum.

Lamb McErlane, PC, a full-service law firm in West Chester since 1948, announced today an affiliation with Reardon & Associates, LLC, a boutique law firm in Wayne that focuses its practice in trusts, estates and business tax planning The new business affiliation allows both firms to provide additional levels of client service within a shared culture of personal attention.

“We’re thrilled to be able to offer our clients the resources of the talented team Reardon & Associates, who have established a reputation for excellence in the region through their experience in the broad spectrum of trust, estate and tax planning issues,” said Joel Frank, a Lamb McErlane partner and Chairman of the Firm’s Executive Committee. “In turn, we look forward to serving their clients when they have needs in a range of practice areas including Business and Real Estate Law, Litigation, Family Law and Appellate Law.” Founded by Dennis C. Reardon in 1988, Reardon & Associates provides counsel on complex trust, estate and tax planning matters, including federal estate and gift taxes, business succession planning, estate administration and general income tax planning to family business . “Through s, professionals, executives, and the fiduciaries or beneficiaries of trusts and estates our affiliation with Lamb McErlane, we’ll be able to connect our clients to the ownercomprehensive services of one of the most respected boutique practices in the Delaware Valley,” said Reardon.

Reardon is a recognized authority on tax and estate planning and has spoken on these subjects to dozens of professional organizations across the United States. He contributes a regular column on estate planning to the Journal of Financial Service Professionals and he has written articles about tax and benefit planning for various professional publications. A graduate of Western New England College’s School of Law with a Master of Laws in Taxation from Temple University, Reardon is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. He is the author of Working with S-Corporations, a book devoted to estate, business and benefit planning concepts that are of interest to professional advisors.

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Litigation, Appellate Practice, Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Business Law and Real Estate, Municipal Law, Land Use, School District and Condemannation Law, Municipal Finance, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Family Law, Banking and Finance, Employment Law, Envirnmental Law, Constitutional Civil Rights Annd Federal Litigation.

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