MaryLiz Geffert and Louis DeMato Join McLane Law Firm

September 19, 2007, Manchester, NH— The law firm of McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton, P.A., with offices in Manchester, Portsmouth, and Concord, is pleased to announce that MaryLiz (M.L.) Geffert and Louis D. DeMato have joined the firm.

Joining the Corporate Department, M.L. will focus her practice on mergers and acquisitions, securities law, business start-ups and general corporate law. She holds an undergraduate degree from Rutgers College and a law degree from NYU School of Law. She is licensed in New Hampshire, New York and New Mexico.

ML was previously a Senior Corporate Counsel with Apogent Technologies, Inc. as well as Group Counsel at Mueller Water Products, Inc. both located in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Louis DeMato is joining McLane’s Tax Department. Lou’s practice is concentrated in the areas of tax planning and strategies, business transactions and mergers and acquisitions. He is a member of the Tax Section of the New Hampshire Bar Association and the Manchester Conservation Commission and holds an undergraduate degree from Syracuse University, a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School and a LL.M. in Taxation from Boston University School of Law.

Lou is admitted to practice in New Hampshire and Massachusetts and is an active member of the New Hampshire and Manchester Bar Associations. He completed the 2005 Leadership Greater Manchester program in coordination with the Manchester Chamber of Commerce.

About the McLane Law Firm
Founded in 1919, the McLane Law Firm has grown to the largest full-service law firm in the state of New Hampshire, with offices in Manchester, Concord and Portsmouth. 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.