PA GOP Announces General Counsel and Deputy General Counsel

The following is a letter from the Chairman of Republican Party of Pennsylvania.

Dear State Committee Members and Party Supporters,

It’s an honor to share the following news: Joel L. Frank, Esq. — Managing Partner of Lamb McErlane PC based in West Chester, PA — has joined our team as General Counsel. Aside from being an experienced election law attorney, Joel has served our Party as the long-time Solicitor for the Republican Committee of Chester County. He has been involved in numerous local, state and national campaigns over the years. Outside of politics, Joel commits his time to serving as Chair of the Board for the national non-profit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation whose mission is to fight and find a cure for pediatric cancer. He is also a Commissioner on the State Athletic Commission, having been nominated by Governor Corbett. He can be reached at, and 610-701-4409.

In an effort to provide high-caliber legal advice/compliance throughout the state, initially joining Joel in the General Counsel’s office will be three well qualified Deputy General Counsel. All three bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in election law and serving our Party. Their contact information and specified regions are listed here:

Jonathan Goldstein- EAST
11 Church Rd Hatfield PA 19440

Mark Stewart-CENTRAL
213 Market St. 8th Fl
Harrisburg PA 17101

Ronald Hicks Jr.- WEST
535 Smithfield St, Suite 1300
Pittsburgh PA 15222

I’m excited about our legal team and am confident they will be of great assistance to us. Thank you and please reach out to me with any comments or questions.



Chairman, Republican Party of Pennsylvania