Beginning with the partnering of Donald Nikolaus and Jack Hohenadel, the law firm of Nikolaus & Hohenadel, LLP has been representing, serving, and advising businesses and the people who create them.  Our desire is simple – to provide the highest level of service and legal advice.  We have succeeded in doing so since our founding.


We appreciate that you have a choice in who represents you, and your business.  Knowing that choice, we highly value the relationships we have forged and those we continue to grow.  We also cherish the businesses those relationships have helped to create.
Our deep experience in advising Businesses and those who lead them includes:

  • Entity Selection
  • Corporate Governance
  • Tax Planning
  • Tax Disputes
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Labor/Employment including Employee Policies and Discrimination Defense
  • Business Litigation
  • Employment Compensation Planning
  • Trademarks
  • Succession Planning

Business Practice Attorneys:


Columbia Office

Michael S. Grab

Christopher R. Grab

Elizabethtown Office

John M. Smith

Kevin D. Dolan

Lancaster Office

John P. Hohenadel

Barbara Reist Dillon

John C. Hohenadel

Wanda S. Whare

Robert S. Cronin, Jr.