W. Bryan Byler, Esq.
Bryan Byler, a senior shareholder with Byler & Winkle, P.C. since 1997, has more than 25 years of experience handling a wide and diverse range of complex real estate, life planning, business and commercial matters, with an emphasis on the representation of small to medium sized business concerns. Bryan’s practice extends to real estate acquisition and development, municipal and zoning issues, estate planning, trusts and estates controversies, contract negotiation and dispute resolution. He has substantial experience in construction matters representing owners, developers, contractors, and design professionals on matters ranging from contract and claims negotiations to lien and litigation concerns.
As a complement to his commercial legal consulting practice, Bryan provides experienced counsel regarding a comprehensive scope of corporate law matters including formation of business entities, business sales and acquisitions, banking and corporate finance, and lending and commercial transactions. His practice also includes real estate transactions, having handled hundreds of real estate closings, purchase and sale agreements, and title insurance matters.
Respected by his peers as a highly effective negotiator, Bryan has a reputation for aggressive and ethical representation. He served as managing member of his firm. He has served as past president of the Byler Memorial Sertoma Club and has served for and advised numerous charitable and community organizations.
As a life-time resident of Lancaster County, he has lived elsewhere only for his first two years of life when he was born while his father, M. Elvin Byler, attended law school in Virginia. Elvin Byler also had a prestigious law practice in Lancaster County serving as founding and managing partner of Blakinger, Byler & Thomas until his untimely death in 1993. Bryan graduated from Manheim Township High School, Franklin and Marshall College and the Widener School of Law. He lives in Leola with his wife Lieke van Huystee-Byler where they raised their four fantastic children. Spring of 2019 brought the fair Charlotte into their lives as the first grandchild in the clan and in June of 2020 they welcomed their second granddaughter, Theodora, into the family.