Allentown, PA (February 11, 2014) – Richard B. Somach, a Member of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., has been re-appointed as Solicitor of Lower Macungie Township.
“I am proud to serve another two-year term as Solicitor – I am looking forward to working with the township as they move forward with the Smart Growth Plan, Hamilton Crossings, and the re-use of the Day-Timer building by Smooth-On,” said Somach.
Somach focuses his practice on real estate, commercial law, and creditors’ remedies, representing real estate development companies, shopping centers, and local banks. In the banking area, Somach assists clients with their transactional, litigation, and operational needs and has extensive experience handling collections, foreclosures and complex commercial workouts. He has represented real estate owners, developers and investors in a broad range of transactions including zoning matters, residential subdivisions and shopping center development. Somach serves as Assistant Lehigh County Solicitor, advising the Sheriff’s Office, the Tax Assessment Office and the Tax Claim Bureau, and frequently writes and lectures on real estate matters, sheriff’s sales and real estate tax sales. He is a past president of the Salisbury Township School Board, a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and a member and past president of the Lehigh County Bar Association. Somach earned his J.D. in 1974 from Hofstra University and his B.A., with honors, from Lehigh University in 1971.