Neumann University has appointed Danielle Peyakovich McNichol, Esq., to the position of general counsel, according to the Pottsville Republican & Herald.
McNichol will have overall responsibility for how legal matters are handled, providing legal advice to the university president, executive team, and board of trustees.
McNichol, a Pottsville native, comes to Neumann from the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015, where she served as director of human resources and in-house counsel.
A professional with 20 years of progressive legal and employment management, McNichol has extensive litigation and executive experience assisting employers through rapid change and growth.
Her credentials include a juris doctorate from the Dickinson School of Law and an undergraduate degree from Susquehanna University.
A Glen Mills resident, McNichol has served the community through volunteer work with the Rachel Kohl Library Board, Thornbury Township Historical Society, Pennsylvania Bar Association, and American Bar Association.