McLane Executive Director Named President of Manchester Development Corporation

June 6, 2006, MANCHESTER, NH— The law firm of McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton, Professional Association is proud to announce that the firm’s Executive Director, Michael J. McCluskey has been named President of the Manchester Development Corporation.

The mission of the organization is to promote the growth and prosperity of the City of Manchester; to encourage, support and engage and invest in the economic development of any projects and activities in the City of Manchester as may from time to time be director or approved by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Manchester; and to encourage the welfare of local industries and promote the establishment of new industries in metropolitan Manchester.

The Manchester Development Corporation has been involved in several major redevelopment projects in downtown Manchester including the Verizon Wireless Arena, the corner of Bridge and Elm Street, and Hackett Hill, as well as remodeling several downtown buildings.

In addition to being named President, Mr. McCluskey has also been re-elected for a three-year term on the Board of the Corporation.

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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.