More McLane Lawyers Named Best of the Best by Prestigious National Ranking than Any Other Firm in the Granite State; Nine Hail from Concord
November 13, 2006, CONCORD and MANCHESTER, NH— 29 attorneys from the McLane Law Firm have been named as being the best in New Hampshire in various areas of law, according to the Best Lawyers in America® list for 2007. Four lawyers practice out of the firm’s Concord office; five additional Best Lawyers live in Concord, but practice out of McLane’s Manchester office.
This prestigious annual Woodward/White publication is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey that has been developed and refined for nearly 25 years. The current edition of Best Lawyers is based on 1.8 million confidential evaluations by only the top attorneys in the country. Best Lawyers also conducted thousands of extensive telephone interviews with leading attorneys throughout its balloting process. Lawyers do not pay a fee to be listed in this national publication.
Of the Concord attorneys, five have made the list at least ten times in a row (10).
The Best Lawyers in New Hampshire from the Concord Office of the Law Firm of McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton are:
- Alexandra T. Breed: Real Estate Law, Trusts and Estates
- Steven V. Camerino: Energy Law (10)
- Barry Needleman: Environmental Law
- Gregory H. Smith: Administrative Law, Environmental Law (10)
Those that made the list who live in the Concord residential community, but practice mainly out of McLane’s Manchester office are:
- Wilbur A. Glahn III: Appellate Law, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation
- John E. Rich, Jr.: Employee Benefits Law
- Richard A. Samuels: Banking Law, Corporate Law, Energy Law (10)
- Robert A. Wells: Non-Profit Charities Law, Trusts and Estates (10)
- William V. A. Zorn: Tax Law, Trusts and Estates (10)
“These men and women hold the bar very high for the standard of service at McLane,” said the firm’s Executive Director, Michael McCluskey. “Our clients deserve the best representation possible, be they companies adding value for shareholders, groups striving to protect New Hampshire’s environment, or individual families working to preserve wealth for the next generation. They come to McLane because our lawyers are recognized year after year as being the best.”
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.