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 […]

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, […]

Welcoming the Addition of Hage Hodes Attorneys

Effective June 1, 2022, the Concord-based law firm of Rath, Young & Pignatelli, P.C. (RYP) is pleased to announce the expansion of its law firm with the addition of four attorneys from the Manchester-based boutique law firm of Hage Hodes.  Principal Jamie Hage and his colleagues will be joining RYP’s 30 legal and government relations professionals, who are leaders in key sectors of the economy where business and government intersect, including specialized practices in energy, tax, healthcare, medical malpractice, litigation, environment, financial institutions and insurance.  In addition to Jamie Hage, attorneys Douglas Miller, Katherine Hedges and Grayson Shephard collectively bring decades of experience in serving individuals, businesses and institutions in business law, litigation, intellectual property and real estate matters.