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Wanda S. Whare specializes in transactional, business, employment law, elder law, and affordable housing. This includes setting up various corporate entities and partnerships; reviewing and drafting leases and contracts; handling general business matters including acquisitions; and advising employers on a wide range of employment issues including drafting employment manuals, responding to discrimination claims, and representing employers in unemployment hearings. She is knowledgeable in matters concerning Elder Law and drafts wills, powers of attorney and living wills. In addition, she also provides counsel to developers of affordable housing and New Markets Tax Credit projects.

Wanda has worked in the Chief Counsel’s Office of the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, and subsequently was in-house counsel for two nationwide companies in the construction and distribution industries for over eleven years before coming to Nikolaus & Hohenadel, LLP.

She is a member of the Lancaster Bar Association where she is the past chair of the Corporate Business and Bankruptcy Section and past chair of the Employment Law Section. She is the President of Lancaster Dollars for Higher Learning and Secretary of Landis Valley Associates, the non-profit corporation that supports the Landis Valley Village and Museum. Wanda is a member of the Lancaster Society for Human Resource Management and past member of the American Business Women’s Association.

You may email Wanda at wwhare@n-hlaw.com.


♦ Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA
♦ Dickinson School of Law, Carlisle, PA


♦ Lancaster Bar Association
♦ U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania


♦ President of Lancaster Dollars for Higher Learning
♦ Secretary of Landis Valley Associates
♦ Lancaster Society for Human Resource Management
♦ American Business Women’s Association