(11/7/2018, Manchester, NH) – Sheehan Phinney Shareholder James Q. Shirley has been named Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Piscataquog Land Conservancy. Shirley has served on the Board since 2011.
Shirley is a senior member of the litigation department and serves as the firm’s general counsel. He has successfully handled litigated cases in state and federal court in New Hampshire and in neighboring jurisdictions for over 35 years. Over time, he has focused on matters involving commercial disputes, professional negligence, product liability, toxic torts, real estate and insurance coverage. Shirley has been named a Best Lawyer in America since 2005 in Business Litigation and was named Best Lawyers’ 2010 Manchester Bet-the-Company Litigator of the Year. He has been recognized as one of “America’s Leading Business Lawyers” by Chambers USA and continues to be selected by his peers as a New England Super Lawyer.
For over 40 years, the Piscataquog Land Conservancy (PLC) has worked to protect land in the Piscataquog River Watershed. The PLC is guided by one simple goal: To conserve the natural and scenic resources of Piscataquog Region Communities. Whether by tracking wildlife, working with school children, partnering with other conservation organizations or educating the public about the threat of non-native plants, volunteers are carrying out the work of conservation throughout the watershed.
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