Attorneys Megan C. Carrier

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associate | Manchester, NH

Megan joined Sheehan Phinney in 2011. Her practice focuses on business litigation and involves representing individuals and businesses in a wide range of disputes before state and federal trial and appeals courts, administrative tribunals, arbitrators, and in mediation. Typical litigation matters include employment, zoning and land use, insurance coverage, contract, and tort disputes. Megan has briefed and argued cases before the New Hampshire Superior Court as well as the New Hampshire Supreme Court. She is also trained to serve as an outside investigator to institutions of higher education in Title IX and other student conduct cases.

Prior to joining the firm Megan was a UNH Public Interest Coalition Fellow, working with the New Hampshire Public Defender’s Office. She also interned with the Honorable Carol Ann Conboy, Associate Justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court.

Key Cases

  • With Shareholder Michael Harvell, prevailed in implied easement case before the New Hampshire Superior Court and the New Hampshire Supreme Court.
  • With Shareholder Michael Harvell, prevailed in prescriptive easement case before both the New Hampshire Superior Court and the New Hampshire Supreme Court.
  • With Shareholder Anna Barbara Hantz, represented prevailing landowners in abutting landowner’s challenge to site plan approvals and related conditions before the New Hampshire Superior Court and the New Hampshire Supreme Court.

Admissions

  • State of New Hampshire
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire
  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • New Hampshire Women's Bar Association

Industry and Civic Involvement

  • Manchester Regional Board, Child and Family Services
  • Executive Committee, Manchester Bar Association

Awards

  • Rising Star by New England Super Lawyers®, Business Litigation
  • Executive Editor and Notes Editor of the UNH Law Review, UNH School of Law
  • Daniel Webster Scholar Honors Program