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Elected and Appointed

Barley Snyder attorney Justin Tomevi was appointed to the board of supervisors in Springettsbury Township in York County.

The township’s leadership tapped Tomevi to the position after a supervisor resigned from the board.

Out of four candidates vying for the position, the supervisors unanimously selected Tomevi to fill out that term, which is set to expire Dec. 31, 2019. Tomevi was sworn in to take over on the board at a Sept. 27 ceremony.

The board of supervisors is the governing body that oversees operation of the township.


McNees Wallace & Nurick attorney Donna Kreiser was elected as a fellow of the American College of Bond Counsel.

The American College of Bond Counsel, which was formed in 1995, recognizes lawyers who have established reputations among their peers for their skills, experience and high standards of professional and ethical conduct in the practice of bond law.

Kreiser is co-chair of the McNees Wallace financial services and public finance practice groups and practices in the public sector practice group.

She serves on the management committee of the firm and is member-in-charge of the Lancaster office.

Kreiser focuses her practice on municipal and project finance law, including economic development, transportation, government, health care and education.

She is the founding secretary of Ladies First, a professional association of women engaged in the public finance industry.


Attorney Jack Larkin, a partner at Gawthrop Greenwood, was named to the board of directors of United Way of Chester County.

United Way of Chester County is a member of the United Way Worldwide network.

Its mission is to unite people and mobilize resources to build better lives and stronger communities.

Larkin leads Gawthrop Greenwood’s litigation department, where he focuses his practice on municipal and corporate litigation and shepherds cases through mediation.


Meyer, Unkovic & Scott’s Dennis Unkovic has organized and is set to present “Emerging China: The Growing Economic Power in Asia” at the Association of Corporate Counsel’s annual meeting on Oct. 23 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas.

Unkovic, along with a panel of three international in-house counsel, will describe how the rapidly rising economic influence of China will affect their companies and the global economy.

They will also discuss how China’s role throughout Asia and the world as an economic powerhouse will increase greatly over the next five years, sparked by the United States’ withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Unkovic is a corporate lawyer with international M&A experience.

He negotiates complex commercial transactions, such as international mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances and joint ventures.


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