McLane Middleton Earns High Rankings from Chambers USA

Manchester, N.H., Woburn, Mass. (May 21, 2021) – The law firm of McLane Middleton, Professional Association is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized with six firm rankings and 26 distinct individual attorney rankings in Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers.

Conducted by Chambers and Partners, Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers recognizes America’s top business attorneys and leading law firms. Chambers USA ranks law firms in bands 1 (highest) – 6 (lowest).  Chambers USA selected McLane Middleton’s offices in New Hampshire (Manchester, Concord and Portsmouth) as top-ranked (Band 1) in the state for Corporate/Commercial, Environment, Intellectual Property and Litigation: General Commercial.  The firm received the second highest tier ranking (Band 2) in Labor & Employment and Real Estate.

The list of outstanding McLane Middleton attorneys who were recognized individually in Chambers USA include:

  • Steven M. Burke (Corporate/Commercial and Tax)
  • Patrick C. Closson (Corporate/Commercial and Healthcare)
  • Michael A. Delaney (Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations)
  • Bruce W. Felmly (Litigation: General Commercial)
  • Viggo Fish (Environmental)
  • Joseph A. Foster (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
  • Wilbur A. Glahn, III (Litigation: General Commercial)
  • Rolf Goodwin (Real Estate)
  • Linda S. Johnson (Labor & Employment)
  • Jack B. Middleton (Litigation: General Commercial)
  • Barry Needleman (Environment)
  • Daniel J. Norris (Corporate/Commercial)
  • Jennifer L. Parent (Labor & Employment and Litigation: General Commercial)
  • Michael J. Quinn (Environment)
  • John E. Rich, Jr. (Employee Benefits & Compensation)
  • Mark C. Rouvalis (Environment & Litigation: General Commercial)
  • Richard A. Samuels (Corporate/Commercial)
  • Gregory H. Smith (Environment)
  • Charla Bizios Stevens (Labor & Employment)
  • Michael B. Tule (Corporate/Commercial)
  • Jeremy T. Walker (Litigation: General Commercial)
  • Mark A. Wright (Intellectual Property)


Now in its 19th edition, the list ranks top U.S. law firms and individual attorneys in various practice areas.  The relative weight of client feedback in their rankings makes the Chambers guides among the most respected of all law firm reference publications available.