Richard W. Head Joins the Environmental Practice Group
Richard W. Head Joins the Environmental Practice Group

Concord, NH – November 15, 2016:  Rath, Young and Pignatelli, P.C., a leading full-service law firm based in Concord, New Hampshire with offices in Nashua and Boston, announced today that Attorney Richard W. Head has joined the firm’s Environmental Practice Group.

“We are delighted to welcome Richard to our firm to work in our environmental, regulatory and litigation practice areas,” says Sherry Young, firm President and head of its Environmental Practice Group.  “Richard has extensive regulatory experience, and his knowledge of State agencies and public policy will be a welcomed enrichment to our practice.  He is smart, well respected, and well liked in New Hampshire, and will be a wonderful addition to our legal team here at Rath, Young and Pignatelli.”

Prior to joining the firm, Richard was a partner at SL Environmental Law Group where he represented states, municipalities and water utilities in environmental contamination cases.  After spending 10 years in private practice as a litigator, Richard switched gears and began a 15-year career in public service at the New Hampshire Department of Justice.  During his tenure at the Justice Department, he held several senior leadership roles including Director of Legal Counsel for the Civil and Transportation Bureaus and Charitable Trust Units and Bureau Chief of the Environmental Protection Bureau and Consumer Protection and Antitrust Bureau.

Richard graduated from Clark University and obtained his JD and MS in Environmental Science from Indiana University.  He will be working out of our Concord, New Hampshire office and may be contacted by phone at (603) 226-2600 or by e-mail at

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