Andrea Daly and Michael Delaney to Speak on Boundary Issues in Professional Practice

McLane Middleton attorneys, Andrea L. Daly and Michael A. Delaney, will be part of a panel discussion on “Boundary Issues in Professional Practice: Clinical, Ethical, Legal, and Risk Management Concerns.”  The event, co-sponsored by the New Hampshire Psychological Association and Rivier University, will take place on October 15, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Rivier University in Nashua, N.H.

The day-long workshop will explore risks associated with sexual exploitation, boundary violations, and false allegations in the therapy room.  It is appropriate for mental health professionals from all theoretical backgrounds and levels of experience, and is eligible for six ethics continuing education credits.

Andrea is the managing director of the firm’s Portsmouth office.  She is a litigation attorney whose practice focuses on representation of a range of individuals and entities in probate and fiduciary actions, including guardianship proceedings, will challenges, and fiduciary duty matters.  She also has an expertise in risk management and licensing defense matters for a broad range of licensed professionals.  She has successfully defended a large number of psychotherapists, physicians, nurses, and dentists who are the subject of complaints filed with licensing boards.  Andrea also has experience in a variety of personal injury and commercial litigation matters.  She is licensed in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Maine.  Andrea can be reached in the firm’s Portsmouth office at (603) 334-6927 or

Michael is a director in the firm’s litigation department.   His practice focuses on internal investigations and regulatory compliance issues for institutions, professionals and businesses.  Michael offers strategic counseling on government inquiries, regulatory compliance, fiduciary responsibilities and crisis management.  He regularly provides trainings and lectures on boundary awareness considerations, healthy boundary guidelines and reporting obligations, particularly for educational institutions and faculty.  Michael served as Attorney General of the State of New Hampshire from 2009–2013.  He is a former prosecutor and served as Chief of the State’s Homicide and Violent Crime Unit.  Michael is a 1991 Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the College of the Holy Cross and a 1994 graduate of the Georgetown  University Law Center.   He is admitted to practice before the state and federal courts in NH and MA, as well as the First Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.  Michael can be reached in the firm’s Manchester office at (603) 628-1248 or

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