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McLane Middleton Earns High Rankings from Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers

Tuesday, April 30, 2019  
Posted by: Susan Barber

Manchester, N.H. (April 30, 2019) – The law firm of McLane Middleton, Professional Association is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized with five firm rankings and 20 distinct individual attorney rankings in the Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers.


Conducted by Chambers and Partners, Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers recognizes America’s top business attorneys and leading law firms.  Chambers USA selected McLane Middleton’s offices in New Hampshire (Manchester, Concord and Portsmouth) as top-ranked in the state for Corporate/Commercial, Environment, Litigation: General Commercial, and Real Estate.  The firm was ranked second tier in Labor & Employment.


The list of outstanding McLane Middleton attorneys who were recognized individually in Chambers USA include: 


  • Steven M. Burke (Corporate/Commercial and Corporate/Commercial: Tax)

  • Patrick C. Closson (Corporate/Commercial)

  • Michael A. Delaney (Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations)

  • Bruce W. Felmly (Litigation: General Commercial)

  • Wilbur A. Glahn III (Litigation: General Commercial)

  • Rolf E. Goodwin (Real Estate)

  • Linda S. Johnson (Labor & Employment)

  • Jack B. Middleton (Litigation: General Commercial)

  • Barry Needleman (Environment)

  • Daniel J. Norris (Corporate/Commercial)

  • Jennifer L. Parent (Labor & Employment)

  • John E. Rich (Labor & Employment: Employee Benefits & Compensation in NH)

  • Peter B. Rotch (Real Estate)

  • Mark C. Rouvalis (Environment)

  • Richard A. Samuels (Corporate/Commercial)

  • Gregory H. Smith (Environment)

  • Charla Bizios Stevens (Labor & Employment)

  • Michael B. Tule (Corporate/Commercial)

  • Jeremy T. Walker (Litigation: General Commercial)

  • Mark A. Wright (Intellectual Property)

Now in its 17th edition, the list ranks top U.S. law firms and individual attorneys in various practice areas.  The relative weight of client feedback in their rankings makes the Chambers guides among the most respected of all law firm reference publications available.

About McLane Middleton, Professional Association

Founded in 1919, McLane Middleton, Professional Association has been committed to serving their clients, community and colleagues for over 100 years.  They are one of New England’s premier full-service law firms with offices in Manchester, Concord and Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and Woburn and Boston, Massachusetts.  Driven by the firm’s depth of sophisticated legal expertise and an unwavering commitment to client service.  McLane Middleton has built collaborative and lasting relationships with a broad spectrum of domestic and international clients.  McLane Middleton holds the respected honor of being listed as one of America’s leading law firms in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Business Lawyers.  In addition, The Best Lawyers in America publication recently endorsed 40 of our attorneys; nearly all of whom have been listed multiple times.  Our firm and select attorneys also carry the highest legal ability rating in Martindale-Hubbell, with 42 being included in the most recent edition of Super Lawyers.


For More Information Contact:

Susan M. de Mari, Director of Marketing

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