J. Stephen Feinour

Steve Feinour represents large and small companies, non-profit organizations and individuals in business, real estate and litigation matters, including business acquisitions and sales. He advises business owners on succession planning as well as wealth and asset preservation. Steve manages the firm’s municipal law practice group, counseling public officials grappling with the challenges constantly facing local governments in Pennsylvania.  He also serves as an arbitrator and mediator in commercial and personal injury actions, including uninsured and underinsured motorist arbitrations, as well as a court-appointed referee in insurance company liquidation proceedings.

Real Estate

Steve’s practice concentration includes real estate development, land use planning and zoning, eminent domain and related areas.

Municipal Law

Steve has extensive experience in municipal law and serves as solicitor and/or special counsel to various townships, boroughs and zoning hearing boards.  A member of the firm’s Right-To-Know practice group, Steve counsels municipalities and private entities on “right-to-know” matters.  He is listed in the Best Lawyers in America in the field of Municipal Law.

Practice Highlights

  • Preparation of business succession plans for multi-generation family owned businesses
  • Representation of independent insurance agencies in asset sale and stock sale acquisitions
  • Representation of railroads and property owners in public utility condemnation matters
  • Representation of a Class I railroad in a multi-million dollar intermodal facility project
  • Representation of a short line railroad in the acquisition of several rail lines
  • Successful representation of owner in dispute with contractor under design-build contract for office building/warehouse

Steve is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Judicial Administration Committee and is Vice Chair of the Municipal Law Section. He serves as an investigative panel member for the PBA Judicial Evaluation Commission.  He is President and Director of the Rotary Club of Harrisburg and Director of the Harrisburg Area YMCA.