Erik Newman

Shareholder - Director

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Erik Newman represents real estate developers and buyers and sellers of commercial property with a focus on obtaining land use permitting and approvals, resolving title matters, negotiating purchase and development agreements, leasing and commercial settlement services.

He assists condominium and subdivision associations, managers and developers with their governing structure documentation and regulatory compliance, having registered numerous projects with the Dept. of Justice.

Erik also counsels clients in the hospitality and vacation ownership industries in structuring and managing membership clubs and disposition of distressed resorts. He has earned the designation of Associate Resort Professional (ARP) with the American Resort Development Association and is a member of its State Legislative Committee who also writes and speaks on timeshare and resort topics.

Erik represents energy providers in effectively managing municipal and state approval of infrastructure siting and coordination of right of way acquisition and expansion to address landowner negotiations, title and environmental matters.

Before joining Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell, Erik worked as a law clerk with the Massachusetts Land Court in Boston. Prior to law school, he worked for an investment property sales company in New York City.

Erik is a graduate of Boston College Law School and received his bachelor of arts degree, magna cum laude, from Colgate University.

Attorney Newman is a member of the New Hampshire Bar.


Recent articles by Erik Newman:

10 Legal Strategies for Selling Commercial and Development Property at Top Dollar
November 2018

Changes to the Attorney General Registration Process Improve NH Developers’ Experience
March 2016

Is It Time to “Retire” Your Struggling Timeshare Resort?
October 2011

Strategies for Timeshare Resorts to Combat Unfair and Deceptive Resale Practices
May 2011

What To Watch for When Buying Distressed Developments in New Hampshire
September 2009

Attention Contractors: Does Your Home Improvements Contract Contain The Minimum Standards?
January 2009

Going Green — A Guide to Financial Incentives for Renewable Energy Development in New Hampshire
August 2008

NH Shoreland Protection Receives an Extreme Makeover
May 2008

Top Ten Plays for Weathering a Softening Real Estate Market
October 2006

Proposed Rules Prompt Annual Debate Over Water Usage
May 2006

Attorney Erik Newman

Practice Areas:
Condo, Vacation Ownership & Resort Law
Environmental Law
Real Estate Development
Shoreland Development

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Administrative assistant:
Martha Andrus

Admitted in:
New Hampshire