Susan B. Hollinger

Shareholder – Director

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Susan Hollinger practices banking, real estate and business law, on a full range of issues primarily related to the financial services industry, with an emphasis on regulatory matters and transactional work. Susan is selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the fields of Corporate Law and Mergers and Acquisitions Law.

She is involved with real estate issues impacting entities, including banks and charitable trusts, privacy issues involving financial institutions, complex commercial loan transactions and loan workouts, de novo bank formations, bank mergers, consolidations, branch bank and insurance agency acquisitions, non-bank lending and insurance licensing in New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts.

Susan conducts seminars on timely and important issues such as:

  • Making Home Affordable Program
  • Trust company formations
  • Insurance and non-deposit investment products
  • USA Patriot Act
  • Fair lending
  • Predatory lending
  • Lender liability
  • Negotiating computer software contracts.

As a panelist for the NH Bar Association's seminar on the Trust Modernization Act, she spoke on the impact of the Act on non-depository trust companies. A former member of the board of directors of the Capital Regional Development Corporation and its real estate committee, Susan has helped to promote development and lending for commercial enterprises in Concord and adjacent communities in order to expand the local economy and tax base.

She is a member of the Real Property and Probate Section of the New Hampshire Bar, and is a member of the New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Vermont Bars.

She graduated from Clemson University with honors and the George Washington University Law School.

Articles and presentations by Susan B. Hollinger:

"Absolute Immunity" Upheld for Financial Institutions Filing SARs
August 2019

Domestication – Relocation of Trust Company Charters to New Hampshire
January 2019

NH Trust Company Formation: Top Ten Tips for Smoothing the Application Process
February 2018

“Identifying and Responding to Elder Financial Exploitation”
New Hampshire Health Care Association Spring Conference
May 4, 2016

“Compliance Under Newly Revised New Hampshire Banking Laws”
NH/VT Bankers Fall Compliance Conference
October 27, 2015

New Law Criminalizes Elderly Financial Exploitation in NH
March 2015

Bank Privacy Law: New Guidance on Reporting Financial Exploitation of the Elderly
October 2013

New CFPB Exam Procedures: Time to Dust Off and Update Code of Conduct/Ethics Policies
July 2013

NH Certification of Trust: Why Banks Are Asking for More Detailed Trust Documentation
April 2011

New Post-Foreclosure Tenant Protections
October 2009

New Hampshire Mandates Data Breach Notification
August 2006

Insurance Companies Join Fight Against Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing
December 2005

How To Negotiate a Third-Party Vendor Contract
September 2005

Attorney Hollinger

Best Lawyers Mergers and Acquisitions

Practice Areas:
Corporate and Securities
Financial Services/Banking Law
Insurance Law
Real Estate Development

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Administrative assistant:
Betty LaClair

Admitted in:
New Hampshire