Craig S. Sharnetzka & Andrew M. Paxton Named Rising Stars

York, PA (May 2013) – CGA Law Firm is pleased to announce that attorneys Craig S. Sharnetzka and Andrew M. Paxton have been selected to the 2013 Pennsylvania Rising Stars list.  Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

This is the third time attorney Craig S. Sharnetzka has been selected to the list of Pennsylvania Rising Stars.  A shareholder with CGA Law Firm, Sharnetzka focuses his legal practice in the areas of municipal law, real estate, bankruptcy and estate planning and administration.  He is a member of the Southern York County Rotary, the York County Bar Association, and a board member of the American Red Cross York / Adams Chapter.  He has received awards for his pro bono contributions from both the York County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations.

Andrew M. Paxton, a shareholder with CGA Law Firm, is a trusted advisor to entrepreneurs and businesses providing counsel through all stages of operations from starting a business, to financing, protecting intellectual property, obtaining licensing, expanding the business, to successfully exiting when the time is right.  As a business advisor, he also provides businesses with innovative strategies on tax planning, financing, drafting and reviewing contracts, and real estate transactions.  He serves on the Board of Directors of the Redevelopment Authority and serves as a volunteer and committee member for the York Saint Patrick’s Day Parade.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.  The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area.  The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.  The list of attorneys selected appears in the Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine and the Philadelphia magazine.  For more information about Super Lawyers, visit

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