Best Lawyers® Honors Seven Cleveland, Waters and Bass Attorneys

CONCORD, N.H.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cleveland, Waters and Bass, P.A. is pleased to announce that seven of its attorneys have been recognized by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2024. Philip Hastings has been named Best Lawyers 2024 Real Estate “Lawyer of the Year” in Concord, New Hampshire, Timothy Britain has been named Best Lawyers 2024 Litigation Real Estate “Lawyer of the Year” in Concord, New Hampshire and David Fries has been named Best Lawyers 2024 Commercial Transactions / UCC Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Concord, New Hampshire. David Rayment, Mark Wiseman and Tenley Callaghan have been named as “2024 Best Lawyers”. Callan Sullivan has been recognized in the 2024 Best Lawyers: “Ones to Watch” category.

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The Cleveland, Waters and Bass attorneys named for Best Lawyers 2024 are:

Philip M. Hastings

Real Estate Law (Concord “Lawyer of the Year”)

Land Use and Zoning Law

Timothy E. Britain

Litigation – Real Estate (Concord “Lawyer of the Year”)

Commercial Finance Law

Commercial Transactions/UCC Law

Land Use and Zoning Law

Real Estate Law

David K. Fries

Commercial Transactions/UCC Law (Concord “Lawyer of the Year”)

Business Organizations (Including LLCs and Partnerships)

Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law

Corporate Law

David W. Rayment

Commercial Litigation

Litigation – Trusts and Estates

Mark D. Wiseman

Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants

Tenley Callaghan

Real Estate Law

Callan Sullivan

“Ones to Watch”

Founded in 1959 and with offices in Concord, Dover and New London, New Hampshire, Cleveland, Waters and Bass, P.A. represents individuals and businesses throughout New Hampshire and northern New England. The firm’s attorneys’ practice in the area of business law, employment law, commercial transactions, real estate development and finance, commercial and administrative litigation, and trusts and estates. Cleveland, Waters and Bass is a member of the Legal Netlink Alliance, an international alliance of independent law firms.


Philip M. Hastings

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