About Dawn S. Sunday


Dawn rejoined the firm as an associate in 2015, after many years of practice in central Pennsylvania. Her practice with the firm will focus on land use and real estate. She brings a varied background to the firm including her work in private practice and a former position with the Office of Chief Counsel in the Pennsylvania state government. She has been involved in administrative hearing work, litigated in court on the trial and appellate levels, served as a private mediator and served as a court appointed mediator/conciliator for over twenty years, resolving a variety of conflicts. She has extensive experience in collaborative law, a process combining legal and mediation techniques and representation intended to achieve high quality resolutions. 

Dawn has served on educational panels and has made regular presentations to members of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, law school students and the community on dispute resolution of legal issues. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and its Collaborative Law Committee. She is also a member of the Pennsylvania Council of Mediators, the International Association of Collaborative Professionals and a co-founding member and co-president (2013-2015) of the Collaborative Professionals of Central Pennsylvania. 

Dawn received a Bachelor of Arts from Bucknell University (1980 magna cum laude) and a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law School (1984 magna cum laude). She is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and Supreme Court of the United States.