From the beginning, Rick’s career has focused on business law and litigation, and he brings the same intense focus and forethought to every interaction with his clients. An expert on construction law, Rick has represented contractors and other participants in the construction process in virtually all areas where construction and the law intersect, from contract negotiation and formation through the issues that arise during construction to performance and payment disputes and construction defect claims. His proficiency in these fields has made him an invaluable asset to business clients throughout New Hampshire—and beyond.
Rick also has years of experience representing the media in issues like libel and privacy claims, efforts to gain access to public records and proceedings and the myriad legal issues that may arise during the newsgathering and reporting process. Rick’s expertise and decades of knowledge of the law and specific industry practices makes him an effective and reliable advocate, both inside and outside the courtroom.
Rick regularly serves as a mediator or arbitrator in construction and other business disputes. He is a member of the Construction and Commercial Mediation and Arbitration Panels of the American Arbitration Association, and a member of the Panel of Neutrals of the New Hampshire Superior Court and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire.