February 19, 2016

RHP Law Group is “Growing” its Practice

Attorney with Agricultural Law & Land Development Background Joins Firm

RHP Law Group has announced the addition of Attorney Rob Davidson to the firm.  RHP Law Group practices throughout Pennsylvania’s rural heartland and focuses on asset protection, business planning and transitions, trusts and estates, elder law and business litigation.  In making the announcement managing member Karen Hackman noted the firm has provided legal services to the farm and agribusiness community for more than 40 years.  Attorney Davidson brings to the practice significant experience and background in serving the needs of farmers, agribusiness and real estate developers.  Attorney Davidson will join Attorney Hackman in developing transition and estate plans for farmers and will also lead the firm’s land development, agricultural and oil, gas and natural resources practices.

Prior to joining the firm Attorney Davidson served as Special Assistant to three Pennsylvania Secretary’s of Agriculture and as Chief of Land Use and Natural Resources for the Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Farmland Preservation.  In these roles, he was responsible for Clean and Green, Farmland Preservation and developing the Department’s Center for Farm Transitions where he served as the Center’s first Director.  Most recently he served as Staff Attorney for AgChoice Farm Credit ACA, one of the largest agricultural lenders in the State, where he supported lending and business management services.  Attorney Davidson served several local governments as a zoning and sewage enforcement officer, subdivision and land development ordinance administrator and land use planning consultant.  He also worked as Chief of Surveying and Permitting for an Engineering and Surveying firm.  In addition, he is a Registered Pennsylvania Land Surveyor, Sewage Enforcement Officer and Certified Land Use Planner.

Attorney Davidson operates a lambing operation on his farm near Millville in northern Columbia County where he is an active member of the agricultural community, serving as a Co-Vice Chair of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Agricultural Law Committee, a member of the Greater Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Ag Committee and on the Columbia County Farm Bureau’s Board of Directors.

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