Adam B. Pignatelli
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Adam focuses on business litigation and medical-legal matters in New Hampshire and Massachusetts State and Federal courts, and before the State Professional Boards including the Boards Medicine, Nursing, Chiropractic Examiners and Dentistry. Adam has litigated a diverse range of cases involving professional negligence, business torts, contractual and employment matters, as well as partnership and limited liability company disputes.

Adam has been selected as a Super Lawyer in the area of Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice.

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

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Education and Bar Admissions

Education:

  • 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.
  • Representing worker’s compensation insurance carrier on premium enforcement cases involving breach of contract, fraud and consumer protection act 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, 2018-2019
  • 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, 2017-2019
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