Curtin & Heefner’s Business Lawyer Krista Harper Named Among SmartCEO Magazine’s Legal Elite from Bucks County

Bucks County Business Lawyer Named to SmartCEO Legal Elite List

Doylestown, PA, March 21, 2012 --( Krista P. Harper of the Bucks County regional law firm Curtin & Heefner LLP, has been named among the Mid-Atlantic region’s Legal Elite by readers of SmartCEO magazine. Each year, SmartCEO polls its readers to compile a list of the area’s Legal Elite – the top “go-to” business law attorneys upon whom CEOs and other corporate executives rely for handling their crucial business needs. As a member of SmartCEO’s Legal Elite, Ms. Harper was featured in the magazine.

“As a business lawyer, I really enjoy serving as a member of my clients’ strategic teams. It is fabulous to work with entrepreneurs, whether in business or real estate, who by their nature are optimistic and see potential. My job is to help clients get the deal done with their eyes open. Based on years of experience, I’m able to inform them of the legal and business risks and provide workable solutions to manage the risk to a point that the client is comfortable,” said Ms. Harper. “I am honored to be named among the region’s Legal Elite for doing work I enjoy.”

A partner with Curtin & Heefner, Ms. Harper focuses her practice on business and real estate law. She represents clients in major transactions such as the purchase or sale of businesses and the acquisition and development of real estate. Ms. Harper works with clients to structure and form new business and real estate ventures. Also, residential and commercial developers often call on her to guide them through the formation and transition of condominiums. As general counsel for her clients, Ms. Harper drafts and reviews a wide range of contracts and counsels clients on routine legal issues. She also advises clients on succession planning.

Ms. Harper is a graduate of Temple University School of Law. She is a member of the Pennsylvania, Bucks County and New Jersey bar associations. Ms. Harper currently serves as Vice Chairperson of the Bucks County Historical Society Board of Trustees and is on the Board of Directors of the Central Bucks Family YMCA. She is a member of the Bucks County Bar Association Business Law Section and the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce.

About Curtin & Heefner LLP: Curtin & Heefner LLP is a regional Bucks County based law firm with offices in Morrisville and Doylestown, Pa., and Lawrenceville, N.J. Founded in 1932, the firm is ranked in size among the Top 100 Law Firms in Pennsylvania. The suburban Philadelphia attorneys provide innovative strategies, high quality professional legal services, and client education in order to solve, resolve and avoid legal problems. They are experienced in handling sophisticated matters promptly, ethically, competently and with a team approach at reasonable rates. The firm has various practice groups with attorneys who focus on specific areas of the law including business and municipal finance, estates, trusts and tax, real estate, commercial litigation, banking, creditors’ rights, personal injury, bad faith and insurance defense litigation, employment and public sector, and disability law. Curtin & Heefner LLP enjoys a distinguished legacy of leadership within the legal profession, various facets of government, and national and regional organizations and associations. To learn more about Curtin & Heefner LLP, please visit
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Leah Ludwig