RYP’s Kathryn Michaelis Speaks at New England State and Local Tax Forum

On November 16, 2022, the New England State and Local Tax Forum held its 11th annual conference in Newton, Massachusetts.  RYP’s Kathryn Michaelis presented an update on New Hampshire and Vermont state tax developments.  Michaelis is the Vice President of the Forum, which is a non-profit organization dedicated to state tax education in New England […]

Vermont Enacts Major Corporate Tax Reform Package

After significant debate in the Vermont legislature, a major corporate income tax reform bill was passed this year, impacting corporations for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2023.  Five major changes were enacted, namely:  (1) a shift from a three-factor formula to a single sales factor, making Vermont the last state in New […]

2023 Best Lawyers

We are proud to honor nine of our attorneys who have been named to the 2023 Best Lawyers in America List.

Investment Tax Credits (ITC) for Solar

The Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act (H.R. 5376) on August 7, and the bill now heads to the House. The bill provides a long-term extension of the investment tax credit (ITC) for solar as well as opportunities to earn “bonus credits” in certain cases. This Insight from Paul Burkett and the Energy Group summarizes […]

Are You Prepared for the Changes to the Lead and Copper Rule? 

On July 27, 2022, Governor Sununu signed HB 1421-FN which amended RSA 485:17-a lowering the action level in schools and childcare facilities to 5 ppb, including an obligation to conduct new sampling and review recent test results.   On December 17, 2021, EPA finalized the long-awaited revisions to the Lead and Copper Rule.  The final […]

Lawsuit on Behalf of a High School Athlete

New Hampshire Union Leader reports on a cutting edge lawsuit filed by RYP’s sports law team in a case examining the legality of eligibility rules imposed by NHIAA.  RYP’s team includes Mike Lewis and Grayson Shephard.  The lawsuit alleges, among other things, that NHIAA’s rules never received public input under the NH Administrative Procedures Act […]

RYP Lawyers Respond to Crisis in New Hampshire

The New Hampshire Bulletin reported the perspective of former homicide prosecutor and senior litigation partner, Michael Lewis, on New Hampshire’s crisis in indigent criminal defense resources.  Lewis and RYP’s team of litigators were asked to respond to the state’s loss of public defense resources in August 2022 by the state judiciary.  He and other top […]

Rath, Young and Pignatelli Representing Schleicher & Stebbins Hotels, LLC

Mike Lewis, Mike O’Neil, and Rath, Young and Pignatelli represent Schleicher & Stebbins Hotels, LLC, a group of 23 hotels, in a COVID-19 business interruption case, which is currently before the New Hampshire Supreme Court. The New Hampshire Business Review recently published an article discussing the case: Click here to read NHBR article.

Recent Medical Defense Successes

­­­Mike Pignatelli and Adam Pignatelli recently achieved voluntary dismissals without payment of three lawsuits against physicians and two lawsuits against hospitals.  Defending medical professionals in every area, Mike Pignatelli and Adam Pignatelli also recently had these successes before New Hampshire professional boards: Vacated emergency suspension of a client’s license at a professional board hearing based […]

Rath, Young and Pignatelli Recognized for Protecting Legal Rights of Children

Mike Lewis

Attorney Michael Lewis and his team of litigators have achieved a series of substantial victories for NH children and those who seek to protect the rights of children in NH.  From the child-victims of abuse at the Sununu Center (otherwise known as YDC), to adopted parents, grandparents, guardians, whistleblowers, and others seeking to protect children, […]