Rath, Young and Pignatelli’s Senior Litigation Shareholder, Michael Lewis, in NH Bar News

Former NH DOJ prosecutor and Rath Young senior litigation shareholder Mike Lewis published the following piece in the NH Bar News highlighting ethical issues arising for NH DOJ, as it defends DHHS and other public entities in civil litigation involving YDC abuse, while also prosecuting criminals for conduct the State of New Hampshire claims is indictment-worthy, based on the same, or nearly the same, subject matter.

New Hampshire Has a Better Approach to DAOs

Bill Ardinger has published an article at CoinDesk.com on New Hampshire legislation to clarify the legal status of “Decentralized Autonomous Organizations.”  DAOs are potentially revolutionary enterprises that use blockchain technology to allow widely-distributed groups of participants to conduct governance and other transactions over the Internet.  The legal status of DAOs under current laws is highly […]

FTC Issues Final Rule to Ban Non-Compete Clauses

On April 23, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued a final rule that includes broad and sweeping bans on non-compete clauses throughout the United States with only very limited exceptions (the “Final Rule”). The FTC has announced the use of non-compete clauses in most circumstances will constitute an unfair and deceptive business practice giving rise to an array of civil penalties the FTC may seek in federal enforcement actions. The rule will go into effect 120 days after publication in the Federal Register. The Final Rule faces legal challenges in Court that may stay or delay its implementation.

Community Power is Transforming the Energy Landscape in New Hampshire

More and more communities in New Hampshire are implementing community power programs, which allow a community to select its source of electricity with the goals of saving money, stabilizing rates and/or increasing the amount of renewable energy in the supply. Since this article was published in the NH Bar News, several more towns have launched their programs to residents, with dozens more planning to launch community power programs soon.

Sherry Young Stands Out Among NH Attorneys

Co-Founder of Rath, Young and Pignatelli Receives BIA’s Lifetime Achievement Award. https://members.biaofnh.com/news-releases/Details/sherry-young-stands-out-among-nh-attorneys-183381

Kathryn Bibbo Serves on New England Tax Panel

On November 16, 2023, Kathryn Bibbo served as a panelist on the “Top Developments in New England SALT” session for the New England State and Local Tax Forum in Newton, Massachusetts.  The Forum, now in its 12th successful year, provides an annual update to tax practitioners on significant state and local tax developments from across […]