Dennis Sheaffer passed away on November 29, 2016 following a long battle with cancer. Dennis was the Managing Shareholder of the Harrisburg office of Tucker Arensberg P.C. His long and distinguished practice focused on the areas of personal injury, commercial and construction litigation and workers’ compensation. He represented a wide range of clients, including individuals, various types of businesses, insurance companies and brokers, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Dennis practiced general law with Hepford, Swartz & Morgan in Harrisburg until its merger with Tucker Arensberg in 1998. Dennis served as the Managing Shareholder for over 10 years and under his leadership the Harrisburg Office has grown in terms of the number of attorneys and the number of clients served. Dennis was the only Central Pennsylvania lawyer selected by his peers as a Best Lawyer in America® in the Workers’ Compensation Law category.
“Dennis was a skilled litigator well known and respected in the region,” says Thomas Peterson, Managing Shareholder of Tucker Arensberg. “A wonderful friend and partner, he will be greatly missed by all.”
Dennis graduated from Franklin & Marshall College in 1980, with a B.A. in Mathematics and Government. He received his Juris Doctorate from the National Law Center at George Washington University in 1983.