Rachel A. Hampe
Counsel, Litigation Department
900 Elm Street
10th Floor
Manchester, NH 03101

Rachel is a member of the Litigation Department of McLane Middleton, where she focuses her practice on complex environmental actions and business litigation cases. She represents a broad range of clients in litigation involving breach of contract, general business disputes, construction, civil rights, products liability, land use disputes, actions against municipalities, landlord tenant actions, contribution claims, personal injury, and insurance issues.

Rachel received her J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law (1997) and her B.A. from Bates College (1994).

Areas of Focus

  • Business Litigation
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation


  • New Hampshire
  • New York
  • United States Federal District Court for the District of New Hampshire
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit


  • Red River Theatres, Governance Committee (2022 – ); former Board Member (March, 2010 – June, 2019) and former Secretary (2013-2017)
  • World Affairs Council of New Hampshire, Board of Directors and Secretary (2021 – present)
  • New Hampshire Bar Foundation IOLTA, Grants Committee (2020 – present)
  • New Hampshire Bar Association, Member
  • New Hampshire Association for Justice, Member
  • New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association, Member
  • Manchester Bar Association, Member
  • Capitol Center for the Arts Ghostlight Society, Steering Committee, Former Member
  • Girls, Inc. of New Hampshire, Former Board Member of Directors (October, 2004 to June, 2016), Secretary (2007 to 2013)
  • Federal Bar Association, Former Member



  • Jon Meyer Award from the New Hampshire Civil Liberties Union Foundation, 2002
  • Fisher Cats Bellwether Community Champion Award, 2011
  • New Hampshire Union Leader’s “Forty Under 40” Business Leaders, 2012