The law firm of Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green announces that 26 attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America 2014, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. The attorneys named for 2014 include PETER BEACH, JAMES CAIN, ROBERT CHENEY, ALAN CLEVELAND, CHRISTOPHER COLE, BRADFORD COOK, PETER COWAN, ROBERT DASTIN, JOSEPH DIBRIGIDA, W. MICHAEL DUNN, KATHERINE HANNA, JAMES HARRIS, MICHAEL HARVELL, MICHAEL LAMBERT, MATTHEW LAPOINTE, ROBERT LUCIC, COLLEEN LYONS, SUSAN MANCHESTER, DAVID M c GRATH, JAMES OGORCHOCK, JOHN PELTONEN, JAMES REIDY, ALAN REISCHE, JAMES SHIRLEY, KENNETH VISCARELLO and DIANA WIELAND.
McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton announces that 11 of its Concord-based attorneys were named to the 2014 edition of Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America 2014, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. Those from McLane’s Concord office are ALEXANDRA BREED, STEVEN CAMERINO, CHARLES LEAHY, BARRY NEEDLEMAN and GREGORY SMITH. Those who have made the list who live in the Concord community but practice mainly out of McLane’s other offices are WILBUR GLAHN III, ROLF GOODWIN, MARY SUSAN LEAHY, JOHN RICH JR., RICHARD SAMUELS and ROBERT WELLS.
Sulloway & Hollis announces that 16 its attorneys were selected by their peers to be included in the 2014 edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Two attorneys were named as 2014 Lawyers of the Year in their respective fields. EDWARD KAPLAN has been named 2014 Concord Employment Law – Individuals Lawyer of the Year and MICHAEL LEHMAN has been named 2014 Concord Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants Lawyer of the Year. Sulloway & Hollis’s Best Lawyers recipients include R. CARL ANDERSON, JAMES BARNEY, DOUGLAS CHAMBERLAIN, IRVIN GORDON, PETER IMSE, EDWARD KAPLAN, MICHEL LAFOND, ROBERT LANNEY, MICHAEL LEHMAN, MICHAEL LONERGAN, PETER MEYER, MARGARET NELSON, JAMES OWERS, JEANINE POOLE, ELISE SALEK and RONNA WISE.
Twenty-two attorneys representing 25 practice groups at Devine Millimet have received recognition in Best Lawyers in America, the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. Devine Millimet’s Best Lawyers are MICHELLE ARRUDA, DAVID BARNES, PETER BEESON, DANA BISBEE, STEVEN COHEN, CAMILLE HOLTON DICROCE, ANDREW DUNN, SUSAN DUPREY, BENJAMIN GAYMAN, CHARLES GIACOPELLI, MATTHEW JOHNSON, KAREN MCGINLEY, PATRICIA MCGRATH, ELAINE MICHAUD, ANU MULLIKIN, PAMELA PETERSON, DAVID PHILLIPS, THOMAS QUARLES JR., PAUL REMUS, PAUL SALAFIA, DONALD SMITH and JON SPARKMAN.
The following 10 attorneys at Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2014: CHRISTOPHER GALLAGHER, W. JOHN FUNK, DONALD PFUNDSTEIN, MICHAEL CALLAHAN, R. MATTHEW CAIRNS, ARI POLLACK, MICHAEL RUEDIG, CHARLES BAUER, DONALD SAXON and JAN MYSKOWSKI. Myskowski was also named as the Best Lawyers 2014 Concord Elder Law Lawyer of the Year.
APRIL BARTLEY joined the Lake Sunapee Region Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice as hospice program director. She has worked in the home health profession in New Hampshire and Vermont for more than a decade.
AMY MOORE was promoted to program manager for the New Hampshire In-Home Care program of Lutheran Social Services. Moore is responsible for all day-to-day hiring, supervision and operations of the Medicaid Choices for Independence program.
RICHARD WELCH JR. joined The Concord Group Insurance Companies as vice president – corporate planning. Welch has more than 25 years of experience. Most recently, he was principal and founder of his own insurance consulting firm.
JAMESON MESCHINO, supervising senior at Nathan Wechsler & Co. in Concord, was selected to participate in the 2013 New Hampshire Society of Certified Public Accountants Leadership Program. Meschino is a member of the NHSCPA and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
LORI PIPER, senior vice president/commercial loan officer at The Merrimack, received an Employee STAR of the Month award for July. STAR awards are distributed monthly and are peer-nominated. Piper was recognized for her leadership qualities, exceptional community involvement and selfless nature.
PATRICK MCHUGH of Hooksett joined Franklin Pierce University’s Board of Trustees. McHugh is the state president-New Hampshire and assistant general counsel-Northern New England for FairPoint Communications.
ROBERT STEIN of The Stein Law Firm in Concord just returned from Boulder, Colo., and Hempstead, Long Island, where he taught courses on advanced advocacy to lawyers attending the National Institute for Trial Advocacy’s sessions in each location.