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Raymond P. Pepe
2016 Changes to the Pennsylvania Power-of-Attorney Law
Consumer Financial Services Alert
13 October 2016
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Banking & Asset Finance Alert
9 September 2016
New Amendments to Pennsylvania’s Unclaimed Property Law (2016)
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27 July 2016
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2014 PBA Wealth Management & Trust Conference & Exhibition
30 October 2014
Permanent Injunction of Pennsylvania’s Prohibition against Establishment of Political Committees to Receive Contributions of Corporate and Labor Union Contributions for Independent Campaign Expenditures
Pennsylvania Public Policy and Law Alert
21 August 2014
Significant Changes Made to Pennsylvania’s Unclaimed Property Law
PA Bankers Assocation
30 July 2014
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J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1976
A.B., Georgetown University, 1970, (
Bar of Pennsylvania
United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Representative Experience in Administrative Law Issues
Representative Experience in Commercial/General Corporate
Representative Experience in Environmental Law
Representative Experience in Governmental Affairs
Representative Experience in Health Care Issues
Representative Experience in State and Local Taxation
Mr. Pepe is a partner in the Harrisburg Office of K&L Gates where he concentrates his practice in: administrative law, particularly environmental, and health care issues, state and local taxation, governmental affairs representation and commercial/general corporate transactions and litigation.
Legislative Counsel, Governor of Pennsylvania, 1979-1986
Executive Director, Governor of Pennsylvania's Tax Commission, 1980-1983
Director, Governor of Pennsylvania's Task Force for Regulatory Relief, 1984-1986
Member/Designee, Pennsylvania Board of Finance and Revenue, 1982-1986
Counsel, Pennsylvania House Republican Floor Leader 1975-1979
American, Pennsylvania and Dauphin County Bar Associations
National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (Commissioner)
Environmental Committee of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business & Industry
Former Director, The Rotary Club of Harrisburg
Pennsylvania Association for Government Relations
National Solid Waste Management Association
General Representation in adjudicative proceedings; rulemaking proceedings; government contract litigation; insurance, health and welfare representation; professional licensure issues; economic development grants and loans; escheat and abandoned property administration; civil forfeitures. Some typical projects have included challenges to the adoption of proposed revisions to solid waste and Medicaid reimbursement regulations; assistance to clients in responding to RFPs and challenging decisions regarding the award of government contracts; applications for environmental, health care and insurance permits and approvals; adjudications concerning professional license applications and revocations; contract claims litigation; health care reimbursement audits and appeals; and federal civil rights litigation.
Real estate sales and acquisitions; purchase and sale of businesses; financing; general corporate representation. Some typical projects have included the development and sale of solid waste landfills, and transfer stations; acquisitions and mergers involving health care facilities and water companies; and commercial real estate development and litigation.
Counseling applicants for permits and approvals from federal, state and local regulatory agencies; permit appeals; defense of penalty and enforcement actions; zoning and land use management; and due-diligence reviews associated with real estate and business acquisitions. Some typical projects have involved solid waste landfills, quarries, power plants, manufacturing facilities, shopping centers and residential subdivisions.
Legislative and regulatory lobbying; government contracts and procurements; counseling with regard to ethics, campaign finance, and lobbying registration law. Some typical engagements have included securing modifications to solid waste and tax legislation and regulations; professional licensure legislation and regulations and economic development grants and legislation.
General representation in adjudicative proceedings, rulemaking, audits and compliance counseling concerning health care facilities and professional licenses and certifications and third-party public and private provider payments. Lead counsel in Rite Aid of Pennsylvania v. Houstoun, 998 F. Supp 520 (E.D. Pa 1997), 1998 W.L. 254082 (May 8, 1998) and 1998 W.L. 31960 (Aug. 31, 1998).
Pennsylvania state and local corporate, personal and property tax planning, appeals and litigation.
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