Julie Macomb, an Associate at the Pennsylvania office of the law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., has been elected to the Board of Directors of Community Music School (CMS). CMS provides high-quality, accessible music instruction and performance for all persons with a desire to learn, as none are denied the opportunity to study due to gender, race, creed, national origin, physical or mental challenge, or lack of funds. CMS offers private and group lessons in most instruments and voice at six locations throughout the Lehigh Valley and Reading.
A resident of Allentown, Macomb devotes her practice to business law, economic development law and real estate law. She is actively involved in the day-to-day legal counseling of businesses, formation of business entities, general contract matters, corporate restructurings, and shareholder disputes. In her health care practice, Macomb works with hospitals and their affiliated corporations, physician groups, clinical laboratories, medical staffs, nursing homes, and other long term care facilities. In her economic development practice, she handles public financing, legal entity formation, and planning, and works with the Lehigh County Industrial Development Authority, Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation, Lehigh’s Economic Advancement Project, and Northampton County New Jobs Corp. Her real estate practice is focused on commercial lending issues, realty transfer tax issues, leasing projects for the firm’s healthcare clients, and acquisition, zoning and disposition of commercial, residential, industrial and retail properties.
Macomb sits on the Board of Directors of the Hamilton District Main Street Program and co-chairs the Design Committee for the Program. She is also a member of the Lehigh Valley Chapter of Commercial Real Estate for Women (CREW) and sits on the Board of Directors. Macomb earned her J.D. in 2013, magna cum laude, from Widener University School of Law and her B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Maryland in 2010.