Gawthrop Greenwood partner Patrick M. McKenna has been named to the 2019 Pennsylvania “Super Lawyers” list.
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, selects outstanding attorneys from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Each year, no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in each state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.
McKenna is President of the Chester County Bar Association and has also served as Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary. In addition, McKenna is a past Chair of the Young Lawyers Division and a past Chair of the Judicial Evaluation Committee.
McKenna is Chair of Gawthrop Greenwood’s Government and Education Law Department, which is ranked nationally for Land Use and Zoning Law. He provides legal counsel to cities, townships, boroughs, police departments, planning commissions, municipal authorities and zoning hearing boards. He also advocates at government meetings; advises elected boards on governance, open records and other issues; litigates municipal, school, land development and zoning matters through appeal; and drafts legislative and policy documents for municipal governments.