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Hockessin, DE
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Kennett Square, PA
Kennett Square, PA

209 East State Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348

West Chester, PA
West Chester, PA

17 West Miner Street
West Chester, PA 19382

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Home > Attorney > Lindsay A. Dunn

Lindsay is an attorney at MacElree Harvey, Ltd. in the firm’s Land Use Department. Her practice concentrates on land use, zoning, construction litigation, mechanics’ liens, and landlord-tenant matters. Before joining MacElree Harvey, Lindsay practiced with a Malvern based firm where she represented a diverse clientele in the Courts of Common Pleas of Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia Counties. In addition to having served municipal clients, Lindsay has considerable experience representing contractors, businesses, and individuals.

Prior to entering private practice, Lindsay clerked for two years for the Honorable Ronald C. Nagle of the Chester County Court of Common Pleas. During her clerkship, she worked on various complex civil litigation matters including land use and zoning appeals.

Lindsay attended law school at the Pennsylvania State Dickinson School of Law where she concentrated her coursework in land use and construction litigation. During her third year of law school, she served as an Associate Editor of the Journal of International Law. Lindsay completed her undergraduate education at the College of William and Mary, achieving a B.A. in Government.

Recent Representations

  • Secured all land use and land development approvals for a mixed-use
    commercial property in South Coventry Township.
  • Secured zoning relief to permit multiple commercial uses for a commercial
    building in West Nantmeal Township.
  • Successfully represented a developer in obtaining dimensional variances in
    Easttown Township.
  • Successfully represented private landowners in obtaining dimensional
    variances to develop property in Westtown Township.
  • Successfully represented Patriot Chevrolet in securing dimensional variances for its automobile dealership in Limerick Township.
  • Secured dimensional variances for residential property owners in East Vincent
    to construct a pool.
  • Successfully represented private landowners in obtaining dimensional
    variances to construct a large accessory building in West Vincent Township.
  • Secured subdivision and land development approvals for a developer in West Goshen Township.
  • Successfully represented a developer in the acquisition of land for subdivision
    and land development in East Whiteland Township.
  • Successfully represented Brandywine Health Foundation in an application for
    real estate tax exemption.
  • Successfully represented residential property owners in obtaining dimensional
    variances in West Chester Borough.
  • Successfully defended a private property owner from a mechanics’ lien on
    property in East Bradford Township.
  • Successfully defended in the Superior Court of Pennsylvania the appeal of an award, including interest, penalties, and attorneys’ fees, under Pennsylvania’s
    Contractor and Subcontractor Payment Act.


  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Chester County Bar Association, Judicial Evaluation Committee

Community Involvement

  • Habitat for Humanity of Chester County, Board Member
  • Central Chester County Rotary Club
  • West Nantmeal Township Park & Recreation, Board  Member
  • Leadership Chester County, a program of United Way of Chester County, Class of 2019


Practice Areas


Real Estate & Land Use Law

I have known Lindsay Dunn for many years, she is a smart, hard working passionate lawyer with knowledge beyond her years and who goes above and beyond for her clients, I have worked with her in a professional capacity and as a client and I would recommend her services to everyone.

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  • Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University,
  • The College of William and Mary, B.A. in Government



United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Third Circuit for the United States Court of Appeals


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