James G. Cook - Cook, Little, Rosenblatt & Manson, P.L.L.C.

James G. Cook

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995
Phone: 603-621-7103

Jim is a business lawyer, known for his interest in technology companies and other entrepreneurial businesses.

Jim advises clients on issues ranging from business start-ups, to financing and growth, to a sale or other exit.  Examples include choice and formation of business entities, buy-sell and other ownership agreements, angel, venture capital, private equity and corporate investments, debt and royalty-based financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, in-bound and out-bound technology licensing agreements, equity-based and other incentive compensation plans, sales and distribution agreements, executive employment agreements and other commercial and contractual arrangements.

Jim is active in the community, holding numerous positions in professional, technology, and non-profit organizations.    

Honors & Distinctions

 -  Martindale:  AV® (5.0 out of 5.0) Peer Review Rated

 -  Chambers USA:  Band 1 for Corporate/Commercial 

 -  Best Lawyers of America:  Corporate and Intellectual Property

 -  Super Lawyers:  Business/Corporate, Securities & Corporate Finance, Information Technology/Outsourcing



 -   University of Michigan (J.D., 1978)

 -   University of Iowa (B.A., 1973; math/computer science)  

Professional Affiliations

 -   Admitted to New Hampshire Bar (1978)

 -   American Bar Association

 -   New Hampshire Bar Association  

Non-Profit Organizations

 -   New Hampshire High Technology Council (Director 1987-2013; former President)

 -   Entrepreneurs Foundation of New Hampshire (Founding Member; Advisory Board 2008-; Chair, Grants Committee 2011-)

 -   Leadership New Hampshire (Graduate 1999; Director 2000-2006; Secretary 2002-2006)

 -   New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Manchester Regional Advisory Board (Director 2000-2007; Chair, 2005-2006)

 -   Court Appointed Special Advocates of New Hampshire (Director 2000-2006; Secretary 2003-2006)  

University of IowaBA 1973University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D. 1978

Office Location

1000 Elm Street, 20th Floor
Manchester, NH 03101
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law of the Manchester Metro Area2010 Lawyer of the Year in Corporate Law of the Manchester Metro Area
James G. Cook has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!James G. Cook has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2010!

Practice Areas

Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
Copyright Law
Corporate Law (Closely-Held Businesses, Commercial, Corporate Finance, General Corporate, Information Technology, Intellectual Property, Mergers & Acquisitions, Research and Development Finance, Technology, Venture Capital)
Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Technology Law
Trademark Law

Other Information

Gender: Male