Sheehan Phinney Named Top in State by Best Lawyers®

Sheehan Phinney is proud to announce that twenty-seven attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America© 2017, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.

Posted on Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 in Press Releases, Author: Elizabeth Bailey

Reidy Speaks at SHRM Annual Conference

On June 22, 2016 Sheehan Phinney shareholder James P. Reidy spoke at the Society for Human Resource Management Employment Law and Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C.

Posted on Friday, July 1st, 2016 in Press Releases, Author: James P. Reidy

Sheehan Phinney’s Intellectual Property Group Recognized by Managing Intellectual Property for 2016

Sheehan Phinney is proud to announce it has been honored by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine as the 2016 Intellectual Property, Tier 1, Highly Recommended law firm in New Hampshire for the third consecutive year. The publication also recognized firm shareholders, Peter A. Nieves, Christopher Cole and Robert H. Miller as IP Stars for their individual contributions and recognition within the intellectual property field.

Posted on Wednesday, June 1st, 2016 in Press Releases, Author: Christopher Cole

Reidy Quoted in NH Union Leader

Sheehan Phinney shareholder James P. Reidy was quoted in the May 28, 2016 issue of the New Hampshire Union Leader.

Posted on Sunday, May 29th, 2016 in Press Releases, Author: James P. Reidy

Cook Receives New London Town Award

Sheehan Phinney shareholder Bradford E. Cook was presented with the New London Town Award by Colby Sawyer College at their annual commencement on May 7th, 2016.

Posted on Monday, May 23rd, 2016 in Press Releases, Author: Bradford E. Cook

Reidy Quoted in Business Management Daily

Sheehan Phinney shareholder James P. Reidy was quoted in the March 31, 2016 online issue of the Business Management Daily, in an article titled “Telecommuting policy needs to address tech”.

Posted on Friday, April 1st, 2016 in Press Releases, Author: James P. Reidy

Reidy Quoted in National SHRM Article

Sheehan Phinney shareholder James P. Reidy was quoted in the March 16, 2016 Society For Human Resources (SHRM) article “Massive D.C. Subway Closure Shows Need for Continuity Plans”, which appeared on the national SHRM website.

Posted on Thursday, March 17th, 2016 in Press Releases, Author: James P. Reidy

In-House Lawyer’s Advice to Competitor Not Barred

Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA shareholder Mark J. Ventola was quoted in the February 11th issue of Mass Lawyers Weekly in an article entitled “In-House Lawyer’s Advice to Competitor Not Barred”.

Posted on Thursday, February 11th, 2016 in Press Releases, Author: Mark J. Ventola

Sheehan Phinney Attorneys Win Significant Bankruptcy Case

(June 19, 2015, Boston, MA) – Sheehan Phinney attorneys Charles M. Waters and Christopher M. Candon won a significant dismissal of claims asserted by a Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee alleged to be worth millions of dollars and brought against the firm’s clients in an effort to hold them responsible for the debtor’s liabilities based on 

Posted on Friday, June 19th, 2015 in Press Releases, Author: Charles M. Waters

Attorney General Issues Final Regulations Under Massachusetts Earned Sick Time Law

CLIENT ALERT By: Mark Ventola and David Hansen On June 19, 2015, Attorney General Maura Healey issued the final regulations (the “Regulations”) further defining the provisions of the new Massachusetts Earned Sick Time Law (the “Law”). As reported in our previous Client Alert, the Law requires that all employers provide employees with a minimum of 

Posted on Monday, June 1st, 2015 in Press Releases, Author: Mark J. Ventola

Sheehan Phinney Named 2015 “Best of Business”

(March 16, 2015, Manchester, NH) – The law firm of Sheehan Phinney Bass & Green PA was selected as a winner in New Hampshire Business Review’s 2015 BOB Awards, which honor the “Best of Business” in New Hampshire in over 90 categories. Sheehan Phinney was honored in a statewide reader’s survey with awards for Bankruptcy Law. 

Posted on Sunday, March 29th, 2015 in Press Releases, Author: James S. LaMontagne

Ventola Prevails in Independent Medical Examination Case

(March 23, 2015, Boston, MA) – Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green shareholder Mark J. Ventola prevailed before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in favor of the firm’s client, Examworks. The SJC weighed in on the state’s personal injury protection statute, addressing, independent medical examinations (IMEs) required of parties injured in auto accidents.

Posted on Monday, March 23rd, 2015 in , Author: Mark J. Ventola

Sheehan Phinney Attorneys Prevail in Adverse Possession Case

(March 9, 2015, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green PA attorneys Michael C. Harvell and Megan C. Carrier recently prevailed in a ‘prescriptive easement’ case, before both the New Hampshire Superior Court and the New Hampshire Supreme Court.

Posted on Monday, March 9th, 2015 in , Author: Michael C. Harvell

Sheehan Phinney Assists in Sale of NetProspex

(January 14, 2015, Boston, MA) – Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green PA successfully represented its client, NetProspex Inc., in its sale to Dun & Bradstreet. The $125 million cash transaction closed on January 5, 2014. The Sheehan Phinney attorneys assisting in the transaction were Alexander H. Pyle, Colleen Lyons, Michael J. Drooff, Peter T. Beach and Russell J. Stein

Posted on Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 in , Author: Peter T. Beach

Sheehan Phinney Attorneys Assist in $52 Million Sale of New England Wood Pellet

(May 19, 2014, Manchester, NH) – Seven Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green PA attorneys successfully represented the firm’s client, New England Wood Pellet, LLC (NEWP), in its sale to Rentech, Inc. (NASDAQ: RTK), a wood fibre processing, wood pellet production and nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing company based in Los Angeles, CA. In the transaction, Rentech acquired all of the equity interests in NEWP for $34.5 million in cash and the assumption of $13 million of debt. The purchase agreement also calls for an earn-out payment of up to $5 million. The Sheehan Phinney attorneys assisting in the transaction were Robert P. Cheney, Michael J. Drooff, Colleen Lyons, Peter T. Beach, Margaret E. Probish, Susan A. Manchester and Daniel K. Fink.

Sheehan Phinney Attorneys Assist MRSI Systems with Purchase Agreement

(Boston, MA, April 2, 2014) – Attorneys from the law firm Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green PA assisted MRSI Systems, LLC, in its recent purchase of the MRSI Group of Newport Corporation (Nasdaq: NEWP). MRSI Systems was formed by three long – time managers of the division, which makes and sells precision equipment used in high technology manufacturing.

Posted on Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 in , Author: Janet B. Fierman

Attorney Charles Waters Wins $1.9 Million in Jury Trial in Which Court Finds SPBG Attorneys’ Experience and Ability “Top-Drawer”

(April 9, 2013, Boston, MA) – On April 5, 2013, Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green shareholder Charles Waters received a final judgment in the amount of $1.9 million on behalf of the firm’s clients after a 2½-week jury trial in the Business Litigation Session of the Suffolk County Superior Court in Boston.

Posted on Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 in , Author: Charles M. Waters

Sheehan Phinney Attorneys Win Important Decision

(April 11, 2012, Boston, MA) – Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green PA attorneys Charles M. Waters and Patrick J. Hannon recently won an important decision before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in a matter of first impression regarding claims based upon misrepresentations made by insurance agents.

Posted on Wednesday, April 11th, 2012 in , Author: Charles M. Waters

Sheehan Phinney Attorneys Win Against Starbucks

(January 9, 2012, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney Bass + Green PA shareholders Christopher Cole and John-Mark Turner successfully defended Black Bear Micro-Roastery, a family-owned, New Hampshire coffee purveyor, in a 14-year long, David and Goliath-like trademark dispute against Starbucks Corp. On December 23, 2011, a federal district court in New York confirmed that Black Bear’s use of the term “Charbucks Blend” did not infringe upon, or dilute the value of Starbucks’ trademark and service mark.

Posted on Monday, January 9th, 2012 in , Author: Christopher Cole

Sheehan Phinney Represents NetProspex In Venture Financing

(December 23, 2010, Boston, MA) – Sheehan Phinney lawyers recently represented NetProspex Inc. (www.netprospex.com), a Waltham MA based company, in its securing of $5.5 million in venture financing. This was NetProspex’s second round of financing, bringing their total investment to $7.5 million to date. The lead investor in the financing was Edison Ventures; existing investors also participated.

Posted on Thursday, December 23rd, 2010 in , Author: Alexander H. Pyle