Caroline K. Leonard


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Caroline Leonard is a business lawyer with Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell. Her work involves corporate and securities law, regulatory compliance, banking law, land use, and commercial litigation. Caroline advises her clients on transactional matters, how to avoid litigation, and what to do and expect if litigation occurs.

She is named to the 2017 New England Super Lawyers® Rising Stars® list for Business/Corporate Law.

Caroline was appointed to the New Hampshire Professional Conduct Committee by the New Hampshire Supreme Court for a three-year term beginning January 1, 2017.

Caroline currently serves on the board of directors of the New Hampshire Women's Bar Association as treasurer; the New Hampshire / Vermont region of the American Red Cross as chair of the Volunteer Committee; and the Junior Service League of Concord as vice president. Additionally, she is a member of the Webster-Batchelder American Inn of Court.

Caroline graduated cum laude from the University of New Hampshire School of Law and earned her bachelor of arts degree, magna cum laude, from Colby College. She was a Daniel Webster Scholar, president of the Student Bar Association, and justice of Phi Alpha Delta. She was awarded “Outstanding Law Student” by the National Association of Women Lawyers. Caroline competed in the National Student Trial Advocacy Competition with her Advanced Trial Advocacy team, and worked as a teaching assistant for Torts, Legal Writing, and Negotiations. She tutored for Legal Writing and Property Law, and was a student mentor.

Attorney Leonard is admitted in New Hampshire, Maine, the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire, the First Circuit, and the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Hampshire.

Recent decisions:

Cullen v. Town of Fremont et al., No. 16-1004, 1st Cir.
September 21, 2016

Dixon v. Somersworth, 2015 D.N.H. 190
October 5, 2015

Recent articles by Caroline K. Leonard:

United States Supreme Court Helps Protect Developers from Takings
September 2013

Caroline Leonard

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Practice Areas:
Corporate & Securities
Commercial Litigation
Police Litigation
Land Use

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Administrative assistant:
Martha Andrus

Admitted in:
New Hampshire