Ari B. Pollack - Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell, PC

Ari B. Pollack

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2009

Ari Pollack represents business, construction, land use development, and environmental clients on a variety of land use permitting, development, environmental, and litigation matters.

Recently, Ari represented the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of New Hampshire in negotiating legislative amendments to the State Comprehensive Shoreland Protection Act. He has also managed the negotiation and closing of several commercial asset sales and purchases while leading the processing of various state and municipal development, environmental, and excavation permit applications.

He represents clients in all phases of construction, permitting and development, including conceptual business and development planning, contractual negotiations, and the retention of qualified land use and environmental experts.

Through the firm, he is an active member of the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of New Hampshire, the National Association of Home Builders, and serves on the National Association of Home Builders’ Legal Action Committee and Legal Action Network for Development Strategies (LANDS).

Ari is a commissioner with the Concord Housing Authority, a member of Concord 2020, and a volunteer handyman with the Mr. Fixit Program.

Ari graduated from Colgate University in 1994 and Boston University School of Law in 1997. He is a member of the bar in the State of New Hampshire and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Additional Information

Practice Areas

Environmental Law

Government Relations / Lobbying

Real Estate Development

Shoreland Development

Boston University School of LawJ.D. 1997
National Association of Home BuildersHome Builders and Remodelers Association of New HampshireBoard of Commissioners of the Concord NH Housing and Redevelopment AuthorityConcord 2020

Client Comments

"Ari is the principal attorney at Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell that has handled legal affairs for our company and I am very impressed with his grasp of issues including construction law, permit regulations and his skill in resolving disputes. I would highly recommend him!"

-Everett Pollard
Presidnet/Senior Designer
Northcape Design, Inc.

"Attorney Pollack continues his outstanding representation of our issues at state government and provides expert counsel to our policy committees."

-Kendall Buck
Executive VP
Home Builders & Remodelers Assoc of NH

"We have been using Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell for many years. Ari Pollack has a keen knack of ferreting right to the heart of the problem. H has consistently been spot on with his analysis, and provides us with solid recommendations in our strategy sessions. Ari is and will continue to be an integral part of our decision making team."

"Ari Pollack provided our company a level of attention over a 10 year period of time that is just beyond words. He has, during several issues, assessed the situation and cut to the issue at hand without the need of going to court. I have had many lawyers over the years, but not one has even come close to his abilities or level of professional support."

-Rick L. Proulx, Sr.
Technical Sales Manager
Pruven Aggregates

"We have used Ari Pollack for a number of years. We can always count on the advice given to our bank. He has proven to be a great asset for helping us through a number of projects. He is a pleasure to deal with and always looks out for the interest of his client. I would highly recommend him."

-Bob Curtis
EVP Chief Risk Officer
Laconia Savings Bank

"During many hours of briefings and strategy meetings, Mr. Ari Pollack provided clear and precise information in a manner readily understood by project decision makers. Moreover, Mr. Pollack displays excellent court presence and clearly understands how to communicate to both judge and juries."

-Chris Wilber
El Paso Energy

"Ari is an outstanding attorney with keen insights on any matter. I have come to rely on his intelligence and thought process on matters that we bring to him. He is unusually available to his clients via cellphone and email, and extremely responsive. He has guided our company through a number of issues and I am very satisfied with the results. I would recommend him very highly."

-Everett Pollard
Presidnet/Senior Designer
Northcape Design, Inc.

"Ari Pollack is the only lawyer we suggest to our clients when our projects require legal assistance, specifically, regarding wetland and shoreland permitting issues. Ari's succinct nature and attention to the most minute details have proven successful for our projects and clients. His command of the English language translates into precise, yet eloquent, communications between all parties involved. His ability to understand a situation and quickly supply options are invaluable in our line of work. We look forward to working with Ari on our next difficult project."

-Greg Grigsby
Senior Landscape Architect
Pellettieri Associates, Inc.

"Attorney Ari Pollack possesses the unique ability to distill complicated legal matters down to their basics that instill confidence in our volunteer members to actively engage in lobbying. His ability to strike at the heart of the matter, relative to advocating for a specific legislative priority, results in more wins than defeats. Simply put, we would not be nearly as successful without Mr. Pollack and GCG."

-Kendall Buck
Executive VP
Home Builders & Remodelers Assoc of NH

"Part of the value that Ari Pollack provides is that he has a very good working relationship with the permitting agencies in the State of N.H. These relationships result in an open line of communication that often helps my company to avoid expensive delays in permitting programs."

-Joe Skiffington
Skiffington Homes, Inc.

"We have employed attorney Ari Pollock on several occasions to represent our firm in the development of residential subdivisions. He has a strong working knowledge not only of construction law but also of the construction process and is able to effective communicate with buyers and municipal representatives in language that they understand. He possesses ability to identify goals and devise plans to efficiently obtain these goals. Attorney Pollack has represented our company in front of the City of Concord, NH in a very delicate land use matter. With his expertise he was able to resolve all issues with the city and our abutters to everyone's satisfaction while improving the reputation of our company. Attorney Pollack is well respected by board members of divisions of the State of NH and various municipalities in New Hampshire."

Office Location

214 North Main Street
Concord, NH 03301
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Land Use and Zoning Law of the Concord Metro Area2015 Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Law of the Concord Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Land Use and Zoning Law of the Concord Metro Area
Ari B. Pollack has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Ari B. Pollack has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!Ari B. Pollack has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Land Use and Zoning Law
Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
Real Estate Law (Commercial, Construction, Contract, Development, Environmental, Industrial, Land Use, Litigation, Real Property Law, Residential, Subdivision, Tax Certiorari, Zoning)

Other Information

Gender: Male