Rath, Young and Pignatelli, P.C. Selected Among The Nation’s “Best Law Firms” By U.S. News- Best Lawyers®
Rath, Young and Pignatelli, P.C. Selected Among The Nation’s “Best Law Firms” By U.S. News- Best Lawyers®

Concord, NH – November, 30 2017:  Rath, Young and Pignatelli, P.C. is pleased to announce its 2018 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” ranking regionally in 11 practice areas in Concord, New Hampshire and Manchester, New Hampshire.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. Rath, Young and Pignatelli, P.C.’s nine attorneys were included in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 listing: Thomas D. Rath, Sherilyn Burnett Young, Michael A. Pignatelli, William F.J. Ardinger, M. Curtis Whittaker, Steven J. Lauwers, Lawrence S. Smith, Christopher J. Sullivan, and Kathryn Michaelis.

Receiving a tier designation reflects expertise, responsiveness, integrity, whether they would refer a matter to a firm, and whether they consider a firm a worthy competitor.

Rath, Young and Pignatelli, P.C. receiving the following rankings:

Metropolitan Tier 1 Ranking

Concord, NH

Energy Law

Government Relations Practice

Insurance Law

Litigation – Tax

Tax Law

Metropolitan Tier 2 Ranking

Concord, NH

Energy Regulatory Law

Environmental Law

Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants


Manchester, NH

Commercial Litigation

Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants

Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants


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About Rath, Young and Pignatelli, P.C:  The firm provides clients with a comprehensive, solution-oriented approach to law, merging traditional legal practice with legislative and public policy expertise.  We have earned a reputation for achieving client success through skillful and creative advocacy in private party negotiations, before courts, regulatory agencies and legislatures. Our professionals are leaders in key sectors of our economy where business and government intersect.

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