Experienced transactional attorney in Chester County
Harry is an experienced transactional attorney and business advisor who works to guide clients through a myriad of legal and business issues. He has over 25 years of legal experience counseling individuals, small businesses and middle market companies regarding all aspects of general business and corporate matters, real estate transactions, business sales and succession, and tax planning. His representation often starts with advising on the formation and structure of the entity, continues with representing his clients in issues facing small to mid-market companies including contracts, employment matters, financing, and tax matters and ultimately assisting his clients in preparation for and consummation of a liquidity event, whether an equity sale, asset sale, merger or otherwise.
Harry has successfully led interdisciplinary teams of attorneys at MacElree to structure, document and negotiate numerous mergers and acquisitions. He tends to focus on the “big picture” for his clients while also minding the details. His clients include buyers, sellers, investors, strategic partners and financial advisors.
In addition to serving as general outside counsel for many companies across various industries, Harry devotes a significant portion of his practice to real estate matters from acquisition, coordination of entitlement process, documentation, construction, sale, lease-up, management and financing. He has handled a variety of real estate transactions for owners, developers, contractors, sellers and purchasers alike. Harry, together with MacElree’s real estate group is a team of professionals that is results orientated and experience in any type of commercial real estate project.
With an LL.M in taxation, Harry works closely with his clients to advise on estate and planning opportunities, including business succession planning and transfers of family owned businesses to the next generation.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|AV Preeminent Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2017|
|Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers Magazine||2017|
|Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers Magazine||2016|
|Top Lawyer in Business Law||Main Line Today Magazine||2015|
|Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers Magazine||2015|
|Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers Magazine||2014|
|Top Lawyer in Business Law||Main Line Today Magazine||2014|
|Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers Magazine||2013|
|Top Lawyer in Business Law||Main Line Today Magazine||2013|
|Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers Magazine||2012|
|Top Lawyer in Business Law||Main Line Today Magazine||2012|
|Top Lawyer in Business Category||Main Line Today Magazine||2011|
|Pennsylvania Super Lawyers||Super Lawyers Magazine||2008|
|Pennsylvania Rising Stars||Super Lawyers Magazine||2005|
|Partner||MacElree Harvey, Ltd.||1991 - Present|
|Attorney||Rawle and Henderson||1990 - 1991|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Main Line Chamber of Commerce||Member||2016 - Present|
|Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce||Member||2015 - Present|
|Devon Preparatory School||Board of Trustees||2008 - Present|
|Chester County Chamber of Business and Industry||Member||1998 - Present|
|Pennsylvania Bar Association||Member||1990 - Present|
|Chester County Bar Association||Member||1990 - Present|
|Chester Valley Golf Club||Past President||2012 - 2014|
|Chester Valley Golf Club||Board of Governors||2009 - 2014|
|Chester County Chamber of Business and Industry||Board Member||1998 - 2010|
|Morgan & Westfield||The Necessary Legal Steps of a Business Transaction||2015|
|PRLog||Main Line School Appoints New Board Members||2009|
|Villanova University||LL.M - Master of Taxation||1995|
|Villanova University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1990|
|University of Notre Dame||BS - Bachelor of Science||1987|
|MacElree Harvey Presents: Retail Liquor Licenses||Retail Liquor Licenses||2015|
|Sale of Company||positive result|
|Real Estate Transaction||positive result|
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