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Mette, Evans & Woodside Welcomes Four Attorneys

by | Feb 27, 2021 | Feichtel, John A., Latest News, O’Connor, Brandon, Rogers, Elyse E., Sullivan, Daniel L.

The law firm of Mette, Evans & Woodside recently announced that four attorneys from the law firm of Sullivan, Rogers & Feichtel have joined their Harrisburg office.

The addition of John A. Feichtel, Daniel L. Sullivan and Elyse E. Rogers, and Brandon S. O’Connor increases the firm’s footprint in practice areas including estate planning, litigation, health care, real estate and regulatory compliance.

“The Mette, Evans & Woodside team is thrilled to welcome John Feichtel, Dan Sullivan, Elyse Rogers, and Brandon O’Connor to our practice,” said Thomas Archer, President, Mette, Evans & Woodside. “Each of them is well respected in their areas of practice, and they will only enhance what our firm has to offer. We look forward to their contributions to our firm and our clients as they start their new chapter with us.”

John Feichtel
Mr. Feichtel joins the firm as a shareholder.  He concentrates his practice in business, estate planning, health care and real estate law. He is experienced in both general and transactional matters including entity selection, formation, purchase and governance of new or existing businesses. He also counsels established businesses with end of life matters such as sales, mergers and acquisitions, business succession planning and dissolution.

In healthcare law, Mr. Feichtel has guided providers in issues related to physician employment, general business matters and the addition of ancillary services. He also represents real estate clients in all aspects of acquisition, leasing, financing and sale of real property.

Mr. Feichtel received his J.D. from Widener University Commonwealth Law School. For his full bio click here.

Dan Sullivan
Mr. Sullivan comes to Mette, Evans & Woodside in an Of Counsel role.  In his practice, he represents individuals, businesses and government entities in a broad range of litigation matters.  He is also an experienced appellate attorney. He currently focuses on representing fiduciaries and beneficiaries in issues arising from the administration and distribution of estates and trusts.

Mr. Sullivan also represents clients in sophisticated commercial disputes involving business transactions, employment contracts and covenants, and corporate and partnership organizational and control issues.  He also has experience in insurance defense cases, specifically in medical malpractice defense.  He is also experienced in representing personal injury plaintiffs in automobile accident and general negligence claims.

Mr. Sullivan received his J.D. from The Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law. For his full bio click here.

Elyse Rogers
Ms. Rogers also joins the firm Of Counsel.  Her practice focuses on estate planning, business planning, wealth transfer and estate and trust administration.  She assists clients in a broad range of planning needs – from simple wills and powers of attorney to complex estate, trust and wealth transfer matters. Ms. Rogers also assists in the administration of estate and trusts, both complex and simple.  She is well versed in the federal and state tax issues that arise in the planning and administration of estates and trusts.

Ms. Rogers has lectured extensively and has authored many materials addressing tax, trust, estate, wealth transfer, and business matters for professional continuing legal and other educational organizations. She received her J.D. from The Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law. For her full bio click here.

Brandon O’Connor
Mr. O’Connor is an Associate at Mette, Evans & Woodside.  His area of practice centers on all aspects of the business life cycle including entity formation, mergers and acquisitions, business succession planning, commercial real estate, regulatory compliance, employment matters and other general and transactional business needs.

He also provides estate planning and administration services, including helping families navigate the probate process, identifying the assets and liabilities of their loved ones, and guidance on Pennsylvania’s inheritance tax and the Federal estate tax.

In commercial and residential real estate transactions, Mr. O’Connor is able to serve as counsel from offer through closing for buyers or sellers, help retitle real estate, and draft lease agreements.

He received his J.D. from The Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law. For Mr. O’Connor’s full bio click here.