Guy A. Donatelli

Partner, Co-Chair Employment Law

  • Education
  • Employment
  • Government Liability & Civil Rights Defense
  • Litigation
  • Municipal, Land Use, and Condemnation Law

A partner in the Litigation Department at Lamb McErlane, Guy Donatelli concentrates his practice on commercial litigation, representing individuals, businesses and municipalities in employment, business and land use disputes throughout Chester, Bucks, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia, Lancaster and Dauphin counties.

In addition to his law practice, Guy serves as solicitor to a number of municipalities, including two townships and two school districts, providing counsel on varied issues of local and regional public importance. At the state level, Guy has represented various agencies of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on issues of statewide significance. In particular, he has developed a niche practice in matters related to school zero-tolerance policies.

Guy writes for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Continuing Legal Education program as a member of the faculty and has also published articles on issues faced by local and state governmental agencies. Guy has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer since 2008.

In 2008, Guy was elected to the Board of Supervisors of Upper Uwchlan Township and currently serves as its Chairman.


  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit


  • Temple University Law School, L.L.M.
  • Villanova University School of Law, JD
  • Connecticut College, B.A. — Political Science


  • Chester County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s Task Force on Mediation in Medical Malpractice
  • Liability Cases
  • Civil Rules Committee of the Court of Common Pleas of Chester County
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Continuing Legal Education program
  • Chairman, Board of Supervisors, Upper Uwchlan Township
  • Board Member, Lionville Community YMCA

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