CONCORD, NH—May 30, 2017—Upton & Hatfield, LLP, has been recognized as a leading law firm in the areas of General Commercial Litigation and Real Estate in the 2017 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, financing, and condominium law.
The guide also recognized two firm partners. Russell Hilliard is recognized for his expertise in a range of commercial disputes, including insurance coverage litigation and professional discipline disputes. Managing Partner James Raymond is noted for his handling of matters at the intersection of real estate and municipal law and is called "a very capable practitioner." He draws upon a wealth of experience to inform his high-level advice on real estate matters.
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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, and Portsmouth 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.