Frank P. Spinella , Jr. - Wadleigh, Starr and Peters, P.L.L.C.

Frank P. Spinella , Jr.

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2010

Frank has over 35 years’ experience in litigating commercial cases.  Much of his practice is devoted to construction matters, where he regularly represents owners and developers, contractors, suppliers, sureties and lenders at every level of the construction process.  Frank also handles all types of contract disputes, shareholder and partnership issues, antitrust and trade regulation matters, real estate controversies and lender liability cases.  He has extensive experience in arbitrations and trials in state and federal courts in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, and in appellate arguments before the New Hampshire Supreme Court and the First Circuit Court of Appeals.

Before moving to New Hampshire in 1987, Frank practiced with law firms in Washington, DC and New Haven, CT, and served as Associate General Counsel for a national trade association in New York City.  He is a former adjunct professor of law at Franklin Pierce Law Center, and a Superior Court mediator.


Cornell UniversityBA 1976Cornell Law SchoolJ.D. 1979

Office Location

95 Market Street
Manchester, NH 03101
United States


Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Construction Law of the Manchester Metro Area2016 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Construction of the Concord Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Construction of the Concord Metro Area
Frank P. Spinella, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Frank P. Spinella, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!Frank P. Spinella, Jr. has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Litigation - Construction