Martha Van Oot - Jackson Lewis P.C.

Martha Van Oot

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1995
Phone: 603-559-2735

Martha Van Oot is a Partner in the Portsmouth, New Hampshire office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

A former prosecutor in the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office, Ms. Van Oot has extensive trial experience in state and federal court with an emphasis on employment and commercial litigation, including the defense of discrimination, wage and hour and wrongful termination claims, the enforcement of non-competition and trade secret agreements, and business tort litigation. She has argued numerous cases before the New Hampshire Supreme Court and the First Circuit Court of Appeals. Van Oot frequently serves as a panelist on employment, trial practice and ethics for continuing legal education programs, and as a mediator for the federal district court and the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights. She has been active in nonprofit organizations throughout New Hampshire, including the New Hampshire Endowment for Health, Granite United Way, a state-wide United Way resulting from recent the merger of several local United Way organizations, and the Norris Cotton Cancer Center.

Middlebury CollegeBA 1975Northeastern University School of LawJ.D. 1978
American Bar AssociationVermont Bar AssociationNew Hampshire Bar AssociationFederal District Court Mediation PanelAmerican Arbitration AssociationNew Hampshire Supreme Court Board of Bar ExaminersAmerican College of Trial Lawyers

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • 1st Circuit Court of Appeals

Office Location

100 International Drive, Suite 363
Portsmouth, NH 03801
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Civil Rights Law of the Manchester Metro Area
Martha Van Oot has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

Civil Rights Law
Employment Law - Management
Labor Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment