West Chester, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/04/2018 -- Unruh Turner Burke & Frees is pleased to announce that the Board of Supervisors for Valley Township unanimously appointed Andrew D.H. Rau and Unruh Turner Burke & Frees at its August 21, 2018 meeting to serve as its Solicitor. Valley Township is in Western Chester County and utilizes a manager-board form of government.
"Andy's talent for providing real world solutions to the increasingly sophisticated challenges facing Pennsylvania municipalities today will greatly benefit Valley Township," commented William J. Burke, III, a member of the Firm's Executive Committee.
Rau has more than two decades of experience as lead solicitor and counsel for both municipal bodies and private clients. He has led state-wide educational programs addressing legal ethics, eminent domain, cable franchising and cellular tower regulation. Named a "Top Lawyer" by Main Line Today magazine, Andy has also been recognized as a leading attorney by Suburban Life magazine, received a preeminent "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell recognizing his superior legal ability as judged by his peers, and has been selected for inclusion on the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers List on multiple occasions.
The Firm's Municipal and School Law Group has been a cornerstone of the Firm since it was founded in 1990. The Group, which consists of Ross A. Unruh, Andrew D.H. Rau, Amanda J. Sundquist and Daniel S. LePera, has served as solicitor and provided legal counsel to townships, boroughs, municipal authorities, business improvement districts, zoning hearing boards and school districts throughout the region. "We pride ourselves on providing effective high quality legal services to our clients with integrity. This dedication has permitted us to enjoy longstanding relationships with municipal clients that in many cases predate the founding of the Firm" said Ross A. Unruh, founding partner.
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UTBF (http://www.utbf.com) is a full-service Pennsylvania law firm with 20 attorneys and 3 offices throughout the south-eastern Pennsylvania region that is dedicated to providing commercial law counsel to entrepreneurs, major corporations, government entities, financial institutions, non-profit organizations and individuals. With a practice that is broad and deep, the firm advises on business and tax law; commercial and real estate transactions; business and creditors' rights litigation; wealth preservation, estate and trust planning and administration; labor and employment law; municipal and school law; and zoning and land use.
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