Sheehan Phinney Real Estate Group Earns Top Rankings

(June 1, 2017, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney’s Real Estate Group has once again received the highest rankings in New Hampshire for 2017 by Chambers USA, a prestigious directory of the country’s top law firms. Sheehan Phinney is the only firm in New Hampshire to be ranked Band 1 (highest ranking) in the state for all areas, which include Corporate/Commercial (including Tax), Environment, Labor & Employment, Litigation and Real Estate.

In addition, 2 Sheehan Phinney attorneys were recognized as among the nation’s top lawyers in their respective fields:

Susan A. Manchester – Real Estate; Land Use
Kenneth A. Viscarello – Real Estate

Chambers USA comments:

What the team is known for: Acknowledged market leader handling complex real estate mandates for a range of clients, including landlords, tenants and developers. Noted for its expertise in acquisitions, lease negotiations and bond financing. Recognized experience pertaining to condominium, assisted living and affordable housing matters.

Value for money Clients consider the firm to represent “awesome value for money,” and note: “They’re very fair in their billings.”

Key Attorneys:

The “fantastic” Susan Manchester offers an impressive commercial real estate practice with particular strength in the condominium space. Sources say: “She really cuts to the chase. She knows her stuff and she gets things done.”

Kenneth Viscarello focuses his practice on real estate development matters in the affordable housing area. Sources consider him to be “a smart guy and a good practitioner.”

About Chambers USA

Each year Chambers USA researchers conduct thousands of interviews with attorneys and clients across the United States in order to rank attorneys based on their reputation in the market. The rankings are based on qualities such as technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence and commitment. For each firm referenced in the directory, Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers, provides detailed quotations from clients and peers, a list of practice strengths, an overview of recent work and a client listing. The guide is available on-line at

About the Firm

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.