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Gawthrop Greenwood, PC Merges with Hudson L. Voltz, PC
Gawthrop Greenwood, PC is announcing a merger with the Chester County-based law firm Hudson L. Voltz, PC.
Effective June 1, 2022, attorneys Hudson L. Voltz and Janet J. Satterthwaite have joined Gawthrop Greenwood’s team of attorneys at their law offices in the heart of downtown West Chester, PA.
“Hud and Janet have earned a stellar reputation in Chester County for providing exceptionally dedicated and personalized legal services to their clients and community. These core values are fiercely upheld by Gawthrop Greenwood, and we are so pleased to unite our teams,” said Patrick McKenna, chair of the management committee at Gawthrop Greenwood, PC.
Voltz is the managing partner of Hudson L. Voltz, PC, which he founded in Downingtown in 1992, representing individuals and families throughout the region in family law, estate planning, probate, business law and real estate law.
For 24 years, Hud served as Chair of the East Brandywine Township Board of Supervisors. He currently serves as Vice Chair and Grants Administrator of Bondsville Mill Park in East Brandywine Township. He is also the founder of the East Brandywine Foundation and serves on the Board of Directors of the Downingtown Area Recreational Consortium, which serves nine separate municipalities.
Practicing in Pennsylvania and also admitted in New Jersey, attorney Janet J. Satterthwaite is devoted to clients who seek assistance in estate planning and probate administration, as well as numerous family law, small business issues and residential real estate matters. Her extensive work with elder law encompasses all aspects of planning for aging, illness and incapacity.
Since its founding in 1904, Gawthrop Greenwood has become one of the most prominent law firms in the greater mid-Atlantic region. The firm has produced seven judges, 11 presidents of the Chester County Bar Association and numerous high-profile lawyers whose commitment to unparalleled service has long distinguished the firm. The first female judge in Chester County came from Gawthrop Greenwood, as did two judges who went on to the Superior Court of Pennsylvania, another who became a Federal District Court Judge and three who have served as President Judge of Chester County.
“Gawthrop Greenwood has an exceptional regional reputation, and I have always admired the partners there as well as the history of the firm. When I began my law practice 40 years ago, they were the lawyers I could count on to mentor me and many others,” said Voltz.