Wilbur A. Glahn III Named Manchester’s Lawyer of the Year for Appellate Law

McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton, Professional Association is proud to announce that Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America® has named Bill Glahn as Manchester’s Lawyer of the Year for Appellate Law for 2012.

Best Lawyers® compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current, 18th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2012) is based on more than 3.9 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.

After more than a quarter of a century in publication, Best Lawyers is designating “Lawyers of the Year” in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”

Bill is the Chair of the firm’s Business Litigation Practice Group. Bill has nearly 40 years of experience in trial practice and is a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers.  In recent years, his practice has focused on general corporate litigation, including contract, corporate governance and shareholder disputes, tax, securities and employment disputes.

As a former Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Civil Division of the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office, he also has extensive experience in governmental, administrative and constitutional litigation. He has argued many cases in the New Hampshire Supreme Court and the First Circuit Court of Appeals.
Bill is a member of the Board of Directors for the New England Legal Foundation, and the New Hampshire Bar Foundation. He also sits on the School Board for the City of Concord, where he resides.

Bill is a graduate of Trinity College and received his law degree. from the University of Chicago School of Law. He is admitted to practice in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

Steven Naifeh, President of Best Lawyers, says, “We continue to believe – as we have believed for more than 25 years – that recognition by one’s peers is the most meaningful form of praise in the legal profession. We would like to congratulate Bill Glahn on being selected as Manchester’s ‘Best Lawyers Appellate Lawyer of the Year’ for 2012.”

Bill was also named to the list of Best Lawyers for his work in Bet-the-Company Litigation and Commercial Litigation.

About the McLane Law Firm

Founded in 1919, the McLane Law Firm is the largest full-service law firm in the state of New Hampshire, with offices in Manchester, Concord and Portsmouth, as well as Woburn, Massachusetts.  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.  www.mclane.com