Nauman Smith is pleased to announce that Thea Paolini has joined the firm as an associate and Linda Plantz as a legal assistant.

Thea is a member of the firm’s Tax Trusts & Estates, Business & Employment and Litigation practice groups. She has a special interest in business and business operations, in particular.

Thea graduated magna cum laude from Gettysburg College, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in biology with a studio art minor.  After college, she opened a floral design business, which she owned and operated for four years in Central Pennsylvania before returning to school.

Thea earned her law degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.  While there, she was a recipient of the Dean’s Merit-Based Scholarship and worked as a managing editor for the Pittsburgh Tax Review.  After graduating cum laude from law school, Thea earned a Master of Business Administration from the Pennsylvania State University Smeal College of Business, with concentrations in Strategic Leadership and Entrepreneurship. Thea is a member of the Dauphin County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations.

Linda serves as legal assistant to partners Stephen Feinour and Benjamin Dunlap.  She brings more than 25 years of experience providing administrative support for the legal and insurance professions in the Greater Harrisburg area.  Her background also includes both human resources and billing services.