McLane Law Firm Retains Standing As Best In New Hampshire – Portsmouth Office

More McLane Lawyers Named Best of the Best by Prestigious National Ranking than Any Other Firm in the Granite State; Seven Hail from Portsmouth

November 13, 2006, PORTSMOUTH 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. Seven lawyers practice out of the firm’s Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth attorneys, two have made the list at least ten times in a row (10). Two have been named to the list at least twenty times (20).

  • Charles A. DeGrandpre (20) — Trusts and Estates
  • Sarah Knowlton – Energy Law
  • Charles F. Leahy: Trusts and Estates (20)
  • Mary Susan Leahy: Corporate Law, Trusts and Estates (10)
  • Michael J. Quinn — Environmental Law
  • Kenneth H. Volk (10) — Maritime Law
  • David Wolowitz — Education Law, First Amendment Law, Labor and Employment Law, Trusts and Estates

“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.