Patrick Closson and Charla Stevens to Present at Upcoming Manchester Chamber Event

McLane Middleton attorneys Patrick C. Closson and Charla Bizios Stevens will present at the first seminar in the Manchester Chamber of Commerce’s Business Growth Series.  The event, “Will New Laws Affect How You Do Business?,” will take place on March 1, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Chamber’s office on Hanover Street in Manchester.

As part of the seminar, Patrick and Charla will discuss recent legislation that impacts NH businesses. This legislation falls into five areas: change to business tax law, update of securities laws, modernization of banking laws, business name availability, and laws impacting the employer/employee relationship. The presentation will help attendees navigate the changes in these laws, and answer questions about how they may impact your business.

Patrick is a corporate and transactional lawyer who helps clients form, grow, and sell their businesses, and works with his clients to solve challenging problems with practical solutions. He works with clients in five main areas: general corporate law, healthcare law matters, mergers and acquisitions, complex contracts, and succession planning.  Patrick can be reached in the firm’s Manchester office at (603) 628-1457 or

Charla is the chair of the firm’s Employment Law Practice Group.  She has extensive background addressing litigated and non-litigated employment issues such as discrimination, harassment, employee classification and wage and hour claims. She assists employers in responding to labor audits, preparing personnel policies and minimizing risk in the hiring, discipline and termination of employees. She conducts management and harassment training and works with employers to maintain legal compliance in a cost-efficient and effective way.  Charla can be reached in the firm’s Manchester office at (603) 628-1363 or

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