Upton & Hatfield, Russell Hilliard, James Raymond Honored in Chambers USA 2018

CONCORD, NH—May 3, 2018—Upton & Hatfield, LLP, is a leading law firm in the areas of General Commercial Litigation and Real Estate, according to the 2018 Chambers USA guide, a directory of the legal profession. The firm is valued for its services in commercial litigation, including contractual disputes, breaches of fiduciary duty and insurance cases with further expertise in arbitration and mediation.

In the real estate area, the firm is known for offering advice on a range of residential and commercial real estate matters to both buyers and sellers. Areas of expertise include transactions and financing. Upton & Hatfield, LLP represents a broad range of business clients, school districts, non-profits, and municipalities.

The guide also recognized two firm partners, Russell Hilliard and James Raymond.

Russell Hilliard is distinguished as "one of the deans of the New Hampshire Bar" by fellow litigators, who say, "He's one of the most respected practitioners in the area." He is frequently called upon by a range of individuals and corporations for his highly rated abilities in contentious insurance matters, professional discipline litigation, and wider commercial disputes.

Managing Partner, James Raymond, earns praise for his "very collaborative" manner, with fellow practitioners praising his "well-rounded" abilities in real estate matters. His practice encompasses commercial, residential and municipal property work, alongside wider strengths in estate planning issues.

Chambers guides are the culmination of thousands of in-depth interviews by the largest research team of its kind and are trusted globally to objectively rank the world’s best lawyers and law firms.

About Upton & Hatfield, LLP

Established in 1908, Upton & Hatfield, LLP, has a long tradition of providing legal services in New Hampshire. The firm has offices in Concord, Hillsborough, Portsmouth, and Jaffrey and represents individuals, businesses, and municipalities in commercial transactions and litigation, business formation and acquisitions, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, employment law, including sexual harassment and wrongful termination, real estate, insurance, medical malpractice, personal injury, municipal and school law, family law, estate planning, and criminal defense. Upton & Hatfield is also committed to active community involvement and public service.

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