McLane Middleton Hires Attorneys Tom Getz, Elizabeth Mason, Elizabeth Hunt and Catherine Yao

The law firm of McLane Middleton, Professional Association is pleased to announce the hiring of attorneys Thomas B. Getz, Elizabeth F. Mason, Elizabeth P. Hunt, and Catherine S. Yao.     

Tom joins the firm as an of counsel attorney in the firm’s administrative law department.  He has over 30 years of experience in energy and public utility matters in New England, New York, Washington, D.C., and Canada, including a decade as Chairman of the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission where he served as administrative head of the agency.  In that role, he presided over Commission proceedings concerning electric, natural gas, telecommunications, and water utilities, as well as proceedings of the Site Evaluation Committee.  In addition, he was President of the New England States Committee on Electricity (NESCOE), representing the New England Governors in regional electricity matters.  Tom resides in Manchester, N.H. and can be reached in the firm’s Concord office at (603) 230-4403 or

Betsy is an attorney in the firm’s corporate department where she provides strategic legal advice to telecommunications, commercial real estate and financial services clients on zoning, land use, and environmental matters.  She has more than two decades of private and public sector experience, ranging from representing private and government clients in federal, state and local permitting and enforcement proceedings, to assisting developers, property owners, and lenders in developing, negotiating and implementing cost-effective plans for contaminated site cleanup and redevelopment.  Betsy is from Mendon, Mass., and can be reached in the firm’s Woburn office at (781) 904-2668 or

Liz is an attorney in the firm’s trusts & estate department.  Her practice is focused on estate and tax planning, and trust and estate administration.  Prior to joining the firm, Liz had an extensive trusts and estates practice with law firms in Portland, Maine.  Liz resides in Portland and Portsmouth, and can be reached in the firm’s Portsmouth office at (603) 334-6924 or

Cathi is an associate in the firm’s corporate department and is a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group where she works to assist clients with all issues relating to the protection of their intellectual property.  Cathi received her J.D. from the University of New Hampshire School of Law where she also completed the Intellectual Property Certificate.  Cathi resides in Concord, and can be reached in the firm’s Manchester office at (603) 628-1380 or