Todd brings versatility and experience to his practice. Prior to joining Upton & Hatfield, Todd served for eight years as State Director for AARP New Hampshire, an organization with over 215,000 Granite State members, where he was responsible for the organization’s overall strategic direction. Fahey worked across all economic sectors drawing upon his legal, policy and business skills to advance the organization’s mission of enhancing the quality of life for all as we age. During his tenure, AARP led efforts to pass (among other key legislation in New Hampshire) several prescription drug reform bills, the Uniform Power of Attorney Act, and helped dozens of New Hampshire communities become more age friendly for younger and older residents alike.
Mr. Fahey practiced law for more than two decades and was a director and shareholder at one of New Hampshire’s largest law firms. As a lawyer, he helped to organize, and acted as legal counsel to, some of New Hampshire’s most influential and important nonprofit organizations and helped many others navigate difficult transitions. On several occasions, Todd was appointed by New Hampshire courts, at the request of the New Hampshire Attorney General’s office, to act as a special trustee to stabilize large and small nonprofits and charitable trusts in distress, including two of New Hampshire’s largest such organizations. He has also run small businesses and has engaged in various entrepreneurial endeavors. Todd draws upon a unique academic, practical, and business skillset to provide sound counsel to clients.
Fahey has served in board leadership roles for Catholic Charities New Hampshire and has served on various other nonprofit boards including various New Hampshire foundations and the Concord Family YMCA. He served on the Town of Bow Zoning Board of Adjustment.
Todd holds a Bachelor’s a degree in English from Columbia College, Columbia University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Maine School of Law.