Barton L. Mayer
Bart is highly recognized for his expertise in serving the special needs of New Hampshire’s cities and towns and is listed annually in Woodward and White’s directory of The Best Lawyers in America® in the field of municipal law. He counsels municipalities in all areas of related law, including:
- Land use development
- Real estate taxation
- Government administration
- Municipal highways
- Civil litigation
- Eminent domain
- Municipal trusts
- Town meetings
Currently representing 25 municipalities in New Hampshire, Bart has appeared before the New Hampshire Supreme Court more than 35 times, with 30 reported cases.
Bart was the former legal counsel for the New Hampshire Municipal Association (1981-1986), and was a member of the Legislative Committee for the Recodification of Zoning and Planning Statutes (1983). He is a frequent speaker at conferences sponsored by the New Hampshire Bar Association, Governor’s Office on Energy and Planning and the Local Government Center. Bart is the author of New Hampshire Roads and Highways Manual, published by the New Hampshire Municipal Association. He served as law clerk to the New Hampshire Superior Court (1979-1980). He has a Martindale Hubbell BV rating. In the November 2010 issue of New England Super Lawyers, Barton Mayer is listed under Government/Cities/Municipalities.
Significant cases include:
- Bacon v. Town of Enfield; 150 N.H. 468 (2004)
- Dow v. Town of Effingham; 148 N.H. 121 (2002)
- Webster v. Town of Candia; 146 N.H. 430 (2001)
- Sanderson v. Town of Candia; 146 N.H. 598 (2001) 787 A.2d 167
- Doyle v. Town of Gilmanton; 2007 NHSC 2006-797 – 071907
- Treisman v. Town of Bedford; 135 N.H. 573 (1992).
He is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association and former chairman of the Municipal and Government Law Section.
Barton L. Mayer
Fax (603) 224-0320
Boston University, BS
University of New Hampshire School of Law, JD
Upton & Hatfield LLP
10 Centre Street
PO Box 1090
Concord, NH 03302-1090