West Chester, PA – Lamb McErlane PC is pleased to announce that Managing Partner Joel L. Frank has been elected Chairman of the firm. Joel will continue in the role of Managing Partner while also serving as Chairman.
Former Chairman and founding member William (Bill) H. Lamb will now serve as Of Counsel at the firm.
“I am honored to take on this role,” Joel remarked. “Bill (Lamb) and Jim (McErlane) have been great mentors over the years and I am proud to represent the firm in this additional capacity.”
Joel concentrates his practice in commercial and civil litigation in state and federal courts, election law as well as attorney discipline, judicial discipline and ethical matters. He is rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell and has been named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer for general litigation every year starting in 2005, which is an annual recognition obtained by only 5% of Pennsylvania’s attorneys. Joel provides counseling to a number of corporate clients and often serves as an arbitrator and mediator.
Joel is highly regarded among his peers and clients for his service and leadership roles in numerous business, civic and charitable organizations. He serves as Chair of the National Board of Directors for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Zoological Society of Philadelphia (Philadelphia Zoo). He is a Commissioner on the Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission and is the longtime Solicitor for the Republican Committee of Chester County and the Chester County Police Chiefs Association. Most recently, Mr. Frank was named General Counsel for the Republican Party of Pennsylvania and elected to the Board of Directors of First Priority Bank, and its parent company First Priority Financial Corp.
Lamb McErlane PC, a full service regional law firm based in West Chester, Pennsylvania, has 30+ attorneys and has built 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. www.lambmcerlane.com