Manchester, NH Attorneys
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William E. Brennan, Retired We are trial lawyers and we speak for YOU.

William E. BrennanWilliam E. Brennan


  • A.B. (English), Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT, 1969
  • J.D., Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, 1972

Legal Practice:

  • Office of the Attorney General, State of New Hampshire, 1972 (Criminal Prosecution)
  • Hillsborough County Attorneys Office, 1972-75 (Criminal Prosecution)
  • Private Practice, 1975-80
  • Brennan Lenehan 1980 to date (Shareholder, Managing Director)

Admissions - State and Federal Bar Associations:

  • Massachusetts Bar, 1974
  • New Hampshire Bar, 1974
  • United States District Court, 1974
  • United States Court of Appeals (First Circuit), 1981
  • United States Supreme Court, 2003

Past and Present Professional Associations:

  • American Arbitration Association Panel of Arbitrators
  • American Bar Association
  • Human Rights Committee (Commissioner, 2010-2012)
  • Manchester Bar Association (past President), 1988-89
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • New Hampshire Bar Association Criminal Rules Committee
  • New Hampshire Superior Court Rule 170 Mediator - Civil Litigation
  • New Hampshire Supreme Court Attorney Discipline (Member, Hearings Committee)
  • New Hampshire Supreme Court Committee on Professional Conduct (Member, Rules Committee Chair)
  • New Hampshire Trial Lawyers Association
  • New Hampshire State Police (Instructor, NH Criminal Code), 1975-76
  • St. Anselm College (Instructor, Rules of Evidence), 1975-77

Recognitions & Publications:

  • Best Lawyers of America (Criminal Law, Family Law)
  • Continuing Legal Education seminars (Presenter - Family Law, Professional Conduct)
  • Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, Peer Review Rated "AV"
  • New Hampshire Business Review, Top 75 Lawyers in New Hampshire
  • New Hampshire Editions Magazine, "Lawyer's Lawyer" (criminal law, fraud, "white collar" criminal defense and family law)
  • Super Lawyers, (Family Law and White Collar Criminal Defense)

Primary Practice Areas:

Corporate and Business, Domestic Law, general representation and litigation

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