Clarence C. Kegel, Jr.

is the founder of Kegel Kelin Litts & Lord LLP. He practices in two areas – education law, and business and finance law. He has for many years been a leader in both of these practice areas. As a business lawyer, he is a former Chair of the Business Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association. As an education lawyer, he is a former President of the Pennsylvania School Boards Solicitors Association. In both areas, Clarence has become known for sound advice, for creative work on new and emerging major issues, and for positive solutions to major challenges. Clarence is rated AV preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell peer review ratings.


Buying and Selling a Business

(Co-author – This is a book on mergers and acquisitions, published by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.)


Miscellaneous other corporate law publications.

Education Law and Public Finance PUBLICATIONS

Legal Aspects of School Business Administration

(Bound volume, assembling various education law/public finance presentations)


PSBA Pennsylvania School Law Handbook

(Contributing editor. This book is the successor to the PSBA Legal Handbook that was planned, and substantial parts written, by Mr. Kegel.)


Pennsylvania School Law & Rules

(Mr. Kegel is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for this book published annually by Thomson Reuters.)


Confidentiality of School Personnel Matters and Due Process Restrictions on the School Board: Developing Rational Policies, Balancing Interests, and Resolving A Recurrent Dilemma

(Co-author – 101 Dickinson Law Review 325)


Act 50 School Debt and School and Municipal Tax Legislation: Challenging New Options, Restrictions, Mandates and Dilemmas


KKAL Act 72 Resource Book: Act 72 School Slot Money, Tax and Referendum Legislation


Act 1 Tax Legislation


Interest Rate Swaps – New Finance Opportunity


Miscellaneous other education law and public finance publications

  • Franklin & Marshall College
    B.A. in Government, Cum Laude
  • University of Pennsylvania Law School
    J.D., Cum Laude
    Managing Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review
  • Partner, Kegel Kelin Litts & Lord LLP.
    Concentration in business, finance, and education law.
  • Director, Murray Insurance Associates, Inc.
Judicial Clerkships
  • Law Clerk to Judge Max Rosenn, U.S. Court of Appeals for Third Circuit.
  • Pennsylvania Bar Business Law Section
    Former Chair
  • Pennsylvania Bar Securities Regulation Committee
    Former Chair
  • Lancaster Bar Corporate and Business Law Committee
    Former Chair
  • PSBA Solicitors Association
    Former President
  • Pennsylvania Bar Education Law Section
    Former Council member
  • Lancaster City Alliance
    Member of Advocacy Team
  • Grant Street Coalition
    Member and Former President
  • Lancaster County Career and Technology Foundation
    Member of Board of Directors
  • St. Joseph Hospital Foundation
    Former Member of Board of Directors and Chair
  • Susquehanna Association for the Blind
    Former Member of Board of Directors and President
  • Lancaster Family YMCA
    Former Member of Board of Directors and volunteer solicitor
  • Welsh Mountain Medical Center
    Former Member of Board of Directors and volunteer solicitor
  • Various others
    Ongoing pro bono work
Other Professional Activities and Awards
  • Panelist or lecturer throughout Pennsylvania on corporate law matters, including mergers and aquisitions, officers and directors liability, shareholder agreements, corporate and estate planning, and other topics.
  • Panelist or lecturer throughout Pennsylvania on numerous school, education law, and public finance topics.
  • Distinguished Career Achievement Award in 2010 from PSBA Solicitors Association for achievement at the highest level of professional accomplishment.

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