David Wolowitz Named “Lawyer of the Year” in Litigation and Labor and Employment

McLane’s Employment Group Also Top-Listed in New Hampshire for Labor Law – Management

The law firm of McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton, Professional Association, with offices in Manchester, Portsmouth, and Concord, New Hampshire, and Woburn, Massachusetts, is pleased to announce that Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America® has named David Wolowitz as  “Lawyer of the Year, 2013”, Litigation – Labor and Employment, Manchester, N.H. Area.

Only a single lawyer in each practice area in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year”. David was also selected by his peers for inclusion in five categories: Commercial Litigation, Education Law, Employment Law – Management, First Amendment Law, Litigation – Labor & Employment and Litigation – Trusts & Estates. This is the fifteenth year that David has been listed in Best Lawyers.

Best Lawyers® compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current, 19th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2013) is based on more than 4.3 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.

David is an experienced litigator and risk manager with over 35 years’ experience. He advises independent schools nationwide on risk avoidance and crisis management. David is able to offer clients risk management and crisis response advice based on his substantial and varied trial experience. His background and experience in key legal areas, including employment, mental health, contract, criminal, fiduciary and tort law, enables him to provide practical and useful advice to his clients. He has active trial practice in federal, superior and probate courts in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

David received his J.D. from the University of Michigan (1975), M.A. from Harvard University (1971) and his A.B. from Washington University (1968).
He lives in Greenland with his wife Susan. He can be reached at McLane’s Portsmouth office at (603) 334-6923 or at david.wolowitz@mclane.com.

Steven Naifeh, President of Best Lawyers, says, “We continue to believe – as we have believed for more than 25 years – that recognition by one’s peers is the most meaningful form of praise in the legal profession. We would like to congratulate David Wolowitz on being selected as Manchester’s ‘Best Lawyers Litigation – Labor & Employment ‘Lawyer of the Year’ for 2013.”
Beyond David’s individual recognition, as a firm, McLane’s Employment Department topped the state ranking for Labor Law – Management as well. In addition to David, five other McLane lawyers were also singled out as 2013 Lawyers of the Year – Alexandra Breed, recognized as Concord’s Lawyer of the Year for Real Estate Law; Barry Needleman, recognized as Concord’s Lawyer of the Year for Environmental Law; William V.A. Zorn, recognized as Manchester’s Lawyer of the Year for Tax Law; Joseph Foster, recognized as Manchester’s Lawyer of the Year for Bankruptcy and Creditor-Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, and Jack B. Middleton, recognized as Manchester’s Lawyer of the Year for Bet-the-Company Litigation.

37 McLane lawyers were named to the Best Lawyers list.

About the McLane Law Firm

Founded in 1919, the McLane Law Firm is the largest full-service law firm in the state of New Hampshire, with offices in Manchester, Concord and Portsmouth, as well as Woburn, Massachusetts. Driven by the firm’s depth of sophisticated legal expertise and an unwavering commitment to client service, McLane has built collaborative and lasting relationships with a broad spectrum of domestic and international clients.  www.mclane.com