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Margaret M. Bateman headshot
900 Elm Street
10th Floor
Manchester, NH 03101
100 Arboretum Drive
Suite 140
Newington, NH 03801
Tel: 603 628 1332

Margaret M. Bateman

Counsel, Corporate Department

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Biography

Meg works in both the corporate and education practice groups. For the corporate group she focuses her practice on corporate finance transactions, specifically, asset based commercial lending and asset securitization transactions. She has represented international and domestic banks as lenders and corporations, partnerships and individuals, as borrowers in all aspects of both secured and unsecured lending transactions and advised on various types of general commercial contracts.

In addition, in the education group, Meg advises independent secondary schools and universities with respect to all types of contracts, risk management issues, regulatory compliance and endowment fund matters. Meg has also conducted investigations and internal audits for both independent schools, colleges, and universities. Meg has broad based knowledge and experience with Title IX and counsels colleges and universities regarding their requirements with respect to Title IX and related regulatory requirements.

Meg was previously in-house counsel at Swiss Re Life and Health Americas in Armonk, New York focusing on securitizing insurance premiums and spent twelve years working at large law firms in New York City.

She is admitted in New Hampshire, Massachusetts and New York.  She is currently involved in the NH Women’s Bar Association.

Meg received her J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law (1999) and her B.A. from Boston College (1994).

Areas of Focus
  • Corporate Law
  • Education Law
  • Corporate Finance

Admissions

  • New Hampshire - 2013
  • Massachusetts - 2000
  • New York - 2000

Involvement

  • Board of Directors, Children's Museum of New Hampshire
  • NH Women's Bar Association

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Practice Areas

The strengths of our practice groups and the industries we serve make McLane Middleton one of the most diverse law firms in New England.

Integrity and trust

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.

Strength in numbers

McLane Middleton is made up of more than 90 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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Commitment and collaboration

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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A history of excellence

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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Intelligence paired with action

Our team continuously seeks opportunities to enhance their professional development and put key learnings to action. The pursuit of further insight guides us to volunteer service opportunities, speaking engagements, and teaching roles. Our lawyers are sought after thought leaders across their industries, and recipients of leadership awards throughout the region.