McLane Attorney John Weaver Named to Manchester Union Leader’s 40 Under Forty

The law firm of McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton, P.A., with offices in Manchester, Portsmouth, and Concord, is pleased to announce that John Weaver has been named to the Manchester Union Leader’s annual 40 Under Forty list for 2013.

Every year New Hampshire’s largest statewide newspaper identifies a list of forty individuals in the state, under forty years of age, whose actions are making a positive difference. John Weaver is one of a growing list of McLane attorneys on whom the honor has been bestowed since the program’s inception in 2001.

John is a member of the firm’s corporate and real estate departments. He has a diverse practice that focuses on land use, real estate, commercial lending, telecommunications, artificial intelligence, and education law. He brings a practical approach to helping businesses solve problems and address concerns in these areas. He has experience assisting clients with land use regulations, workouts, foreclosures, easements, contractual negotiations, and the interaction of state and federal law with local ordinances and requirements. He writes and speaks about issues related to education and the intersection between artificial intelligence and the law.

John also was the latest recipient of McLane’s Jack B, Middleton Pro Bono Legal Services award, having logged more than 145 hours on two pro bono cases in 2012.

In addition to his client service at McLane, John serves on the Board of Directors for Pro Portsmouth; he chairs the Government Affairs Committee for the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce; and he serves as a trustee for the Portsmouth Library. He is also an alumni admissions interviewer for Georgetown University, where he was an undergraduate. John received his J.D., cum laude, from Boston College Law.
John joins several other distinguished McLane attorneys who have made the “40 Under Forty” list in prior years, including Rachel Hampe, a Senior Attorney in McLane’s Litigation Department, most recently named to the list in 2012; Jennifer L. Parent, a Director and Chair of the firm’s Employment Law Group, as well as a member of the Business Litigation, Civil Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation, and Land Use practice groups; Mark A. Wright, Chair of McLane’s Intellectual Property Group, and member of the Corporate Business Law group; Daniel J. Norris, Chair of the Corporate Department and member of the Corporate Business Law, Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications, Land Use and Development Law, Professional Services, Securities Law, Small Business Law, Technology practice groups ; John E. Hughes, also a Director and a member of the Estate Planning, Trust and Estate Administration, Pension/Profit Sharing/Employee Benefits Law, Small Business Law, and Taxation Law practice groups.

John is a resident of Portsmouth. He works out of the firm’s Manchester office and can be reached at (603) 628-1442 or

The firm congratulates him on his recognition.

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.