A New Hampshire Law Firm for More Than 100 Years

Since our firm was founded in 1908, Upton & Hatfield has been a dedicated member of the New Hampshire communities we serve, providing legal services to the people, businesses and municipalities of the Granite State.

Our reputation is the product of our attorneys’ hard work, community service, knowledge of the law, and focus on solving our clients’ problems. To that end, our mission is the same as it was a century ago—to offer the best representation possible for our clients.

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Upton & Hatfield attorneys have been repeatedly recognized by their peers for their expertise in their fields of law and dedication to clients and community.

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Upton & Hatfield by the Numbers

672 Years combined experience
22 Attorneys
4 Offices
1 Firm

Our History

Upton & Hatfield, LLP grew out of the Concord law practice founded by Robert W. Upton in 1908. His reputation for rigorous preparation of cases established Upton as one of the state’s outstanding trial lawyers excelling in the fields of torts, contract law, and constitutional law. He remained active in his legal practice and in political and community affairs until his death in 1972. A highlight of Upton’s public service career was his appointment by the Governor to fill a vacancy in the U.S. Senate in 1953 through 1954.

The firm has seen changes in its name over the years, becoming Upton & Hatfield, LLP after merging in 2001 with Hatfield, Moran & Barry, P.A. in Hillsborough. Today, Upton & Hatfield practices law across New Hampshire, litigating cases in both state and federal courts, with offices in Concord, Hillsborough, Peterborough, and Portsmouth.

As Upton & Hatfield has grown, its leadership position in the litigation and commercial fields has stayed firmly in place. Members of the firm remain committed to the same rigorous standards and dedication that distinguished its founder—to meet the legal needs of the firm’s clients with innovative, timely, and responsible counsel.

In the Community

Our attorneys are committed to their clients and the greater community. Upton & Hatfield supports a number of non-profit organizations as a firm, including the Granite United Way, Southeast Land Trust’s Wild and Scenic Film Festival, NH League of Craftsmen, Capitol Center for the Arts, and the Palace Theatre. Individual attorneys also give their personal time to the New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, and many local charitable organizations within their home communities.

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