When your business and its interests are on the line, it is comforting to know that your skilled attorney has been there before. Ramsdell Law Firm represents four international and multi-state utility companies, one of New Hampshire’s largest employers, one of New Hampshire’s most recognized real estate development firms, one of New Hampshire’s most successful insurance agencies, New Hampshire’s largest risk pool operator and many other businesses in business litigation, including business torts, property tax matters, condemnation actions and in defense of personal injury actions.
Since 2011, Michael annually has been named a New England Super Lawyer for business litigation. In 2003, Michael was named a "Tenacious Defender in Civil Law" in a New Hampshire Bar Association and New Hampshire Magazine poll. While our legal system is adversarial, Michael understands that a lawsuit is not a game; the stakes are too high for his clients. Fortunately for them, Michael's experience, hard work, creativity, imagination and determination can make the difference. Michael enjoys employing his skills to discover, obtain and present the best case possible for his clients. He develops persuasive, understandable arguments designed to portray his client's case in the most favorable light while also highlighting the weaknesses in his opponent's case.
His commercial litigation case work has included representing New Hampshire's largest public risk pool and its former executive director against securities and other statutory violations alleged by the New Hampshire Secretary of State; the majority of the administrative, regulatory, and condemnation litigation in New Hampshire for an international natural gas pipeline; overturning the award of a significant state contract; defense of a latex glove manufacturer in a product liability case; securing a multi-million dollar tax abatement for a hydroelectric facility; defeating claims of defamation and invasion of privacy brought against a former public official; obtaining one of the largest pollution control tax exemptions for a merchant electricity generation facility; defending a major financial institution in a class action; and prosecuting a complex intellectual property claim pursued under the New Hampshire Uniform Trade Secrets Act.