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Barry Needleman Elected Managing Director of McLane Middleton

The law firm of McLane Middleton, Professional Association is pleased to announce that Barry Needleman was elected to serve as the firm’s managing director.

The managing director works with the firm’s executive director to oversee strategic positioning and growth, and financial matters.  The two work with a Management Committee that monitors the firm’s economic performance and provides long-term planning policy and direction.

In addition to being McLane Middleton’s managing director, Barry will continue his legal practice, which includes handling environmental and energy matters for regional and national clients.  He does a substantial amount of energy facility siting work, primarily before the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee, on numerous types of projects ranging from fossil and renewable generation, to electric and gas transmission. He has experience litigating a variety of environmental cases in state and federal courts such as insurance and third-party cost recovery claims at former manufactured gas plants and the defense of State-wide MTBE contamination claims. He also litigates administrative matters before state appellate councils regarding permit appeals under various environmental programs. He regularly represents clients in environmental matters involving permitting, compliance counseling, and defense of administrative and judicial enforcement actions.  Barry can be reached in the firm’s Manchester and Concord offices at (603) 230-4407 or [email protected].   

Barry’s election comes as McLane Middleton celebrates its 100th anniversary in business on February 18, 2019.  As part of a year-long celebration focused on its clients, the community, and its colleagues, the firm is planning several special events, a commemorative book about the firm’s history, as well as monthly donations to various community organizations based on the number “100.”

Integrity and trust

At McLane Middleton we establish and maintain long-standing relationships with our clients to help us better achieve their unique goals over time. This approach to building trust requires that our esteemed lawyers and professionals use their broad, in-depth knowledge and work together with integrity to ascertain sound resolutions to legal matters for their clients.

Strength in numbers

McLane Middleton is made up of more than 105 attorneys who represent a broad range of clients throughout the region, delivering customized solutions. As a firm we are recognized as having the highest legal ability rating. The firm is rated Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell and is recognized as one of the nation's leading law firms in Chambers USA. Our attorneys are distinguished leaders in their respective practice areas.

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Commitment and collaboration

McLane Middleton's versatile group of attorneys and paralegals become trusted authorities on each case through collaboration. We work with our clients to learn their individual needs first and foremost and, together, we develop comprehensive solutions to their specific legal matters. This approach helps us exceed our clients' expectations efficiently and effectively, client by client, case by case.

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A history of excellence

McLane Middleton was established in 1919 in New Hampshire, and has five offices across two states. However, deep historical roots don't allow you to become innate. Our firm is organized, technological, and knowledgeable. Our history means we are recognized. But our reputation is built on the highest quality of service and experience in very specific areas of law.

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Intelligence paired with action

Our team continuously seeks opportunities to enhance their professional development and put key learnings to action. The pursuit of further insight guides us to volunteer service opportunities, speaking engagements, and teaching roles. Our lawyers are sought after thought leaders across their industries, and recipients of leadership awards throughout the region.