Julie Macomb on Panel for CREW Program Featured in The Morning Call

Posted on April 20th, 2017

Julie Macomb, an Associate at the Pennsylvania office of the law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., has been selected as a panelist for the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) program, “Commercial Real Estate Meets Medical Marijuana.”

Last spring, Governor Tom Wolf signed into law Pennsylvania’s compassionate medical cannabis legislation.  This spring, applications for grower/processors and dispensaries are being accepted by the PA Department of Health.  The program to be held on Thursday, April 27, from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Brookside Country Club in Macungie, will explore real estate issues relating to the new industry.

CREW Lehigh Valley is the premier commercial real estate network in northeast Pennsylvania, recognized for professionalism, leadership, and expertise.

The program gained local attention and has been featured in The Morning Call.  Macomb was questioned for the article, “Seminar to focus on Pa. medical marijuana legislation.”

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 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.