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Andrea J. Schweitzer headshot
900 Elm Street
10th Floor
Manchester, NH 03101
Tel: 603 628 1353

Andrea J. Schweitzer

Associate, Litigation Department

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Biography

Andrea (“AJ”) returns to the firm after being a summer associate in 2016. She joins the litigation department where she assists clients in a variety of litigation matters.  Her practice focuses on probate litigation, as well as education and environmental law.

AJ has experience representing clients in probate and fiduciary matters, including:

  • Trust and will contests involving claims of incapacity and undue influence;
  • Breach of fiduciary duty, self-dealing, commingling, and unjust enrichment claims against attorneys-in-fact, trustees, and other fiduciaries;
  • Partition actions; and
  • Accounting actions against fiduciaries, including attorneys-in-fact and trustees

AJ also assists secondary schools by reviewing the effectiveness of internal reporting procedures and student safety policies.  In the context of environmental law, AJ works with commercial entities on regulatory compliance and insurance coverage matters.

AJ received her J.D. magna cum laude from Vermont Law School (2017) with a Certificate in Dispute Resolution. AJ attended Colby College in Waterville, Maine where she received a B.A. in Government and Environmental Policy (with Distinction) (2014). AJ received her Master of Environmental Law and Policy (MELP) degree, summa cum laude, (2018) from Vermont Law School.

While in law school, AJ interned for the Honorable William G. Young of the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts (2017). She also represented Vermont Law School as a member of the 2016-2017 National Moot Court team. In 2016, AJ won the American Bar Association’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Law Student Writing Competition for her article Getting to the Promised Land: Maximizing Alternative Dispute Resolution in CERCLA Actions in Environmental Justice Communities.

Admissions

  • New Hampshire
  • United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire

Involvement

  • Member, New Hampshire Bar Association, New Lawyer's Committee
  • Member, New Hampshire Women's Bar Association
  • Managing Editor, Vermont Law Review

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At McLane Middleton we establish and maintain long-standing relationships with our clients to help us better achieve their unique goals over time. This approach to building trust requires that our esteemed lawyers and professionals use their broad, in-depth knowledge and work together with integrity to ascertain sound resolutions to legal matters for their clients.

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McLane Middleton is made up of more than 105 attorneys who represent a broad range of clients throughout the region, delivering customized solutions. As a firm we are recognized as having the highest legal ability rating. The firm is rated Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell and is recognized as one of the nation's leading law firms in Chambers USA. Our attorneys are distinguished leaders in their respective practice areas.

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McLane Middleton's versatile group of attorneys and paralegals become trusted authorities on each case through collaboration. We work with our clients to learn their individual needs first and foremost and, together, we develop comprehensive solutions to their specific legal matters. This approach helps us exceed our clients' expectations efficiently and effectively, client by client, case by case.

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McLane Middleton was established in 1919 in New Hampshire, and has five offices across two states. However, deep historical roots don't allow you to become innate. Our firm is organized, technological, and knowledgeable. Our history means we are recognized. But our reputation is built on the highest quality of service and experience in very specific areas of law.

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