(June 15, 2017, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney shareholder James P. Reidy has been named to the Board of Directors for the Business and Industry Association of NH (BIA).
The BIA is New Hampshire’s statewide chamber of commerce and leading business advocate. Through advocacy with state legislators and regulators, they shape business-friendly public policy and provide counterbalance to legislation and regulations that threaten the growth and prosperity of New Hampshire business. The BIA is New Hampshire’s only broad-based, business advocacy organization.
Reidy is the Chair of the Firm’s Labor, Employment and Employee Benefits practice group. He practices in the areas of management side labor and employment law with an emphasis on assisting employers in effectively avoiding, or defending against, employment disputes. He represents organizations ranging from multi-national corporations, to closely-held, family-owned businesses, to not-for-profit entities and public sector employers. Reidy is the moderator of NHLABORNET, the popular Internet discussion group for human resource professionals in New Hampshire.
Reidy has been widely recognized for his work on behalf of employers in the State. In 2017 he was honored by the BIA with the 2017 Above and Beyond Award. He has been named one of the Best Lawyers in America, a New England Super Lawyer and has been ranked by Chambers USA, all in the area of Employment Law. Best Lawyers named Reidy Manchester’s 2014 Lawyer of the Year in the field of Employment Law – Management and the 2016 Lawyer of the Year for Labor Law – Management. In 2012 Business NH Magazine named him one of New Hampshire’s Top Attorneys in the area of Labor and Employment Law. He is frequently contacted by national and local media outlets to comment on workplace legal issues.
Reidy received his B.A. from Assumption College, his M.P.A. from Northeastern University and his J.D., cum laude, from New England School of Law.
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Sheehan Phinney is a full service business law firm representing local, national and international clients with innovative approaches and practical solutions. Founded in 1937, Sheehan Phinney has grown to over 60 attorneys with four offices throughout New Hampshire and Massachusetts and is known for professional excellence, practical counsel and commitment to both its clients and the communities it serves. Sheehan Phinney is the exclusive member in New Hampshire of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of premier independent law firms