Abby is an associate in the firm’s Business and Real Estate groups. In her business practice, Abby advises clients on all aspects of their business, ranging from entity selection and formation to succession planning. Abby counsels public and private entities -- including closely held and family-owned businesses -- on mergers, acquisitions, corporate governance, shareholder buyouts, and a variety of other transactional matters. She also regularly engages with clients on general business issues including contract drafting, review and negotiation.
In her real estate practice, Abby focuses on the areas of planning and executing real estate transactions, land development and zoning matters, and real estate financing. She advises clients on the acquisition, financing, leasing, and disposition of commercial and residential properties. Abby has also counseled clients on various property tax assessment and exemption issues, and has successfully represented clients involved in real estate tax assessment appeals in Lancaster County.
With her background in both real estate and business, Abby provides her clients in various industries with a full understanding of the complex issues involved in a variety of transactions. She can assist in evaluating financial options available to her clients for their business and real estate ventures, and works hard to make each project a success.
Before joining the firm, Abby clerked for Chief Judge Leonard P. Stark of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware. Abby also previously practiced environmental law, where she represented clients in administrative negotiations with government agencies, advised clients regarding compliance and permitting under federal and state environmental regulations and assisted with litigation of environmental claims.
Abby and her family enjoy spending much of their free time in the family-friendly hot spots of Hershey and Lancaster, both of which are short trips from their Elizabethtown home.