Legal Briefs: News From Around NH
Cook Little merges with Sheehan Phinney
Manchester-based Cook Little has merged with the regional firm of Sheehan Phinney – a move that significantly expands Sheehan’s corporate, transactional, employment and data privacy practices.
Jim Cook, one of the founders of Cook Little, said that “joining forces with Sheehan, and the talents and resources it offers, will be a real plus for our valued technology, startup, manufacturing, automotive, professional services, hospitality, non-profit, and other clients, and provides a compelling case for others looking to take advantage of our combined business law services.”
Added Sheehan’s managing director, David McGrath, notes “move marks Sheehan’s ongoing commitment to a more entrepreneurial vision and continued,
strategic growth, with this exceptional talent strengthening considerably the Firm’s ability to meet the evolving needs of our regional, national and international clients, across the many industry sectors we serve.”
Walsh joins McLane Middleton
McLane Middleton has added Christopher J. Walsh to the firm as an associate in the Litigation Department. He focuses his practice on white collar criminal defense, government and internal investigations and other commercial litigation.
Shaheen & Gordon adds two associates
The firm of Shaheen & Gordon has added attorneys Madeline Blackburn and Simone Washington to the firm. Both are alumni of the firm’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) summer internship program, when they spent five weeks working with attorneys on legal work and another five weeks at community organizations. Blackburn will be based out of the firm’s
Dover office and Washington will be based out of the Concord office.
Shilling a “Go To” lawyer
McLane Middleton attorney Cameron G. Shilling has been named to Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly’s 2022 list of Go To Cybersecurity/Data Privacy lawyers. The publication said that Shilling “has amassed a wealth of experience in privacy and data security over the years” and “has conducted nearly 100 comprehensive information privacy and security risk management projects for businesses across numerous industries.”