37 McLane Middleton Lawyers Included in Super Lawyers

The law firm of McLane Middleton is proud to announce that 37 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2021 edition of New England Super Lawyers® and/or Massachusetts Super Lawyers®.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The patented selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

The lawyers selected for inclusion from McLane Middleton along with their primary practice area as indicated by Super Lawyers are:

2021 New England Super Lawyers:

Manchester Office:

Peter D. Anderson – Family Law

Steven M. Burke – Tax

Michael A. Delaney – Criminal Defense

Steven J. Dutton* – Business Litigation

Bruce W. Felmly – Civil Litigation Defense

Joseph A. Foster – Bankruptcy Business

Wilbur A. Glahn III – Business Litigation

Adam M. Hamel* – Business Litigation

Scott H. Harris – Business Litigation

Ralph F. Holmes – Estate & Trust Litigation

Linda S. Johnson – Schools & Education

Daniel J. Norris – Business/Corporate

Margaret “Peg” O’Brien – Employment & Labor

Jennifer L. Parent – Business Litigation

Mark C. Rouvalis – Environmental Litigation

Richard A. Samuels – Business/Corporate

Cameron G. Shilling – Business Litigation

Charla Bizios Stevens – Employment & Labor

Jeremy T. Walker – Business Litigation

Mark A. Wright – Intellectual Property

William V. A. Zorn – Estate & Probate

Concord Office:

Mary Susan Leahy – Estate & Probate

Barry Needleman – Environmental Litigation

Gregory H. Smith – Environmental

Portsmouth Office:

Patrick C. Closson – Business/Corporate


2021 Massachusetts Super Lawyers:

Woburn Office:

John D. Colucci – Business/Corporate

George L. Cushing – Estate & Probate


Rising Stars:

2021 New England Rising Stars:

Alexandra S. Cote – Estate & Trust Litigation

Kolbie Deamon* – Business/Corporate

Adam Dumville* - Environmental

Whitney A. Gagnon – Estate & Probate

Caitlin G. McCurdy – Estate & Probate

Andrea J. Schweitzer – Estate & Trust Litigation

Ramey D. Sylvester – Business/Corporate

Rebecca S. Walkley – Environmental Litigation

2021 Massachusetts Rising Stars:

Whitney A. Gagnon – Elder Law

Brian B. Garrett – Schools & Education

Bradford N. Vezina – Estate & Probate

 (* indicates an attorney’s first appearance on the Super Lawyers list.)

Note: Being named to the list or receiving the award is not intended and should not be viewed as comparative to other lawyers or to create an expectation about results that might be achieved in a future matter.

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.

Meet Our People

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.

Practice Areas

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.

The Firm

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.