Marissa Harper recently joined Zator Law as an associate attorney.  She came to Zator Law after serving in the United States Army as an officer and attorney with the Judge Advocate General’s Corps.  As a JAG lawyer, she specialized in ethics, litigation, and wills and estate planning.


Harper will concentrate her legal practice in the areas of business transactions, real estate transactions, leasing, litigation and arbitration, as well as zoning, land use, municipal law, and wills and estate administration.


Following her graduation from Villanova University where she earned her place in the Gamma Phi Business Honor Society, Order of Omega Honor Society, and National Society of Collegiate Scholars, she earned her Juris Doctorate from Boston University School of Law.  While in law school, she served as Editor of the American Journal of Law and Medicine and participated as a judge in the J. Newton Esdaile Appellate Moot Court Program.  After law school, Ms. Harper joined the U.S. Army and served on Active Duty for 5 years, being stationed at many different bases.  She continues to serve as a Reservist in the United States Army.


As a life-long resident of the Lehigh Valley, Marissa is happy to be back home in the Lehigh Valley.   She has completed the Tough Mudder competition, the Marine Corps Marathon, numerous half marathons, and several triathlons.  She currently resides in Lower Macungie with her husband, Tom, and is always on the lookout for opportunities to be involved in the community.