The law firm of McLane Middleton, Professional Association is pleased to announce that Joseph A. Foster has been named to the firm’s Management Committee – the firm’s executive committee of the board of directors; overseeing strategy and business operations.
Joe is chair of the firm’s Bankruptcy Practice Group. He represents creditors ranging from small private lenders to nationally recognized banks and finance companies in out-of-court restructurings and chapter 11 reorganizations. Joe works with businesses and individuals in all aspects of insolvency matters ranging from prosecuting and defending litigation arising in bankruptcy courts, to counseling buyers of assets from businesses in bankruptcy, to assisting financially troubled businesses in loan restructuring and workouts. Joe also works with lenders and businesses in complex commercial finance matters.
In 2013, after almost 29 years with the firm, Joe was appointed New Hampshire Attorney General in 2013 by then Governor Maggie Hassan. As Attorney General, he led the New Hampshire Department of Justice which represents over 120 state agencies, commissions, boards, the governor, the executive council, the legislature, and the courts in complex transactions and litigation involving contract and employment disputes, personal injury, environmental laws, election laws, consumer protection laws, anti-trusts laws, non-profit matters and criminal justice matters. With that experience and knowledge, Joe now works with businesses and individuals in matters involving state government.
Joe can be reached in the firm’s Manchester office at (603) 628-1175 or jo[email protected].