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Executive Council Confirms Pierce Atwood Attorney
Dave Anderson to Serve on New Hampshire Superior Court
PORTSMOUTH, NH –January 15, 2014
– Pierce Atwood is pleased to announce that partner Dave Anderson
has been confirmed by the Executive Council to serve as a judge on the New Hampshire Superior Court. Mr. Anderson was nominated by Governor Maggie Hassan on December 19, 2013.
In reaction to the confirmation news, Gloria Pinza, Managing Partner, said “This is certainly an honor for Dave Anderson and for the firm, and a testament to Dave’s abilities and expertise. We are very sorry to see him go, but we congratulate him on his confirmation and for continuing Pierce Atwood's distinguished tradition of public service.”
Pierce Atwood is proud to have many nationally recognized professionals who have been called upon for public service since its founding in 1891. Among the firm’s honors and distinctions: one former partner is currently serving as a Circuit Judge on the First Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals, two partners have served as Chief Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, three have served as Special Master to the United States Supreme Court, and one served as Special Prosecutor under President Clinton.
Following today’s confirmation, Governor Maggie Hassan released the following statement
About Dave Anderson
Mr. Anderson has been a partner in Pierce Atwood’s Litigation practice group since 2001. He is a member of the firm’s Management Committee and served as Partner-in-Charge of the Portsmouth office from 2009 through 2013. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation in New Hampshire, Massachusetts and beyond. Prior to joining Pierce Atwood in 2001, Dave was a litigation associate at Foley, Hoag & Eliot LLP in Boston.
A resident of Portsmouth, NH, Mr. Anderson was born in Rochester and grew up in the Seacoast area. He received his B.A. in 1988 from Yale University and his J.D., summa cum laude,
in 1995 from Boston College Law School. He serves on the Steering Committee for the Friends of the South End and on the School Board for St. Thomas Aquinas High School.
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