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.
Sheehan Phinney shareholder, David W. McGrath, has been appointed to serve as the Board of Governors’ representative on the Professional Conduct Committee for the New Hampshire Supreme Court. McGrath will serve on the Committee for one year.
Shareholder Robert R. Lucic has been named to the Squam Lakes Association Board of Directors.
Shareholder Kenneth A. Viscarello has been named to the CATCH Neighborhood Housing Board of Directors, a position he will hold for three years.
Sheehan Phinney is proud to welcome Chloe F.P. Golden to the firm’s Manchester office.
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.
Sheehan Phinney was given the Honor Award of Merit from Plan NH. The award was given for the firm’s work on the Family Place Resource Center and Shelter.
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.
Sheehan Phinney shareholder, Brian D. Thomas, was recently named President of the Manchester Bar Association, where he previously served as Vice President.
Sheehan Phinney shareholder James P. Reidy was quoted in the May 28, 2016 issue of the New Hampshire Union Leader.
Sheehan Phinney shareholder Mark J. Ventola was quoted in the May 28, 2016 issue of the New Hampshire Union Leader.
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.
Sheehan Phinney shareholder, David W. McGrath, was elected as the Vice President of the New Hampshire Bar Association (NHBA), a position he will hold for two years.
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”.
Sheehan Phinney shareholder Mark J. Ventola will speak at the North Shore Chamber of Commerce HR and Employer Seminar on April 26, 2016 from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
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.
Sheehan Phinney’s corporate department was pleased to advise our client, Crimson Hexagon, a social intelligence company in the vanguard of social media monitoring and analysis, in their recent $20 million growth equity financing.
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”.
Sheehan Phinney shareholder Michael C. Harvell has been named the New Hampshire Chair for the Supreme Court Historical Society.
(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 …
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 …
(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. …
(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.
(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.
(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
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.