Adam B. Pignatelli

Adam is a shareholder who focuses on business litigation and medical-legal matters before New Hampshire and Massachusetts State and Federal courts.  He also represents professionals before State licensing boards, including the Boards of Medicine and Dentistry, and conducts external employment investigations.  Adam has litigated a diverse range of cases involving professional negligence, partnership and limited liability company disputes, business torts, employment disputes and non-competition agreements.

Before returning to his home state of New Hampshire, Adam practiced in Washington, D.C.


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Education and Bar Admissions


  • American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., 2005
  • Tufts University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2000

Bar Admissions:

  • New Hampshire
  • District of New Hampshire
  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia
  • Massachusetts
  • Northern District of Florida
  • 1st Circuit Court of Appeals
Representative Matters
  • Defense of medical malpractice claims against physicians, other medical professionals, hospitals and practice groups.
  • Represent worker’s compensation insurance carrier on premium enforcement cases involving breach of contract and fraud claims.
  • Represent companies in disputes over non-competition, non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements.
  • Obtained summary judgment for Fortune 500 company in products liability case.
  • Enforced promissory note against limited liability company (LLC) and individuals, resulting in foreclosure on large commercial property.
  • Defended real estate developers against claims of breach of fiduciary duty, breach of limited liability company (LLC) agreements and violations of securities laws.
  • Brought Federal Court action to protect confidential corporate and financial documents from disclosure under Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
  • Represented closely-held corporation in employment litigation against former controller that included allegations of financial improprieties.
  • Represented professionals in dissolutions of partnerships.
Awards and Recognitions

Super Lawyers

  • Super Lawyers, 2018
  • New England Rising Stars, 2013-2015
Community Involvement
  • Leadership New Hampshire, Class of 2014
  • Capitol Center for the Arts, Trustee, 2013-2016
  • New Hampshire Bar, Board of Governors, 2017-2018