West Chester, PA – Mark P. Thompson, a partner in Lamb McErlane’s municipal law department, has been appointed the solicitor for the Borough of Downingtown, PA. Mark, along with the other members of the firm will provide legal services and guidance to the Borough.
Borough Council unanimously elected Mark Thompson and Lamb McErlane PC in October 2014 to fill a vacancy on an interim basis and have now made the appointment permanent. The Borough of Downingtown, located in Chester County, PA, has had a council-manager form of government since 1953.
“Mark’s extensive municipal experience will greatly benefit the Borough of Downingtown,” commented Lamb McErlane PC managing partner Joel L. Frank. “He has an unwavering commitment to excellence and is highly competent in municipal law.”
Lamb McErlane currently represents multiple local municipalities and school districts. At Lamb McErlane, Mr. Thompson concentrates his practice on municipal, land use, environmental law, and property tax assessment matters. He received his J.D. from The University of Pittsburgh School of Law and his B.S. from The Pennsylvania State University. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Housing Partnership of Chester County, is member of the Board of Directors of the West Chester Downtown Foundation and is on the Comprehensive Plan Task Force Committee for the Borough of West Chester, PA.
Lamb McErlane PC, a full service regional law firm based in West Chester, Pennsylvania, has 30+ attorneys and has a reputation on delivering the highest caliber of legal service in an environment focused on personal attention and results. Bringing the sophistication and experience equated with large, metropolitan firms, Lamb McErlane’s highly efficient, goal oriented and focused approach produces results that clients demand.