Ari B. Pollack

Shareholder – Director

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Ari Pollack represents business, construction, land use development, and environmental clients on a variety of land use permitting, development, environmental, and litigation matters.

Ari continues to be listed in Woodward/White Inc.'s Best Lawyers in America® for Real Estate and Land Use and Zoning Law and Litigation. He has been selected by Best Lawyers® as Concord's 2015 "Lawyer of the Year" for Real Estate Law, and Concord's "Lawyer of the Year" for Land Use and Zoning Law for the 2017 and 2013 editions. He is also listed by Super Lawyers® for Land Use/Zoning, and was among the New Hampshire Union Leader's 2012 "40 Under 40" class.

Ari represented the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of New Hampshire on the question of residential fire sprinkler legislation, and in negotiating amendments to the State Comprehensive Shoreland Protection Act. He has also managed the negotiation and closing of several commercial asset sales and purchases while leading the processing of various state and municipal development, environmental, and excavation permit applications.

He represents clients in all phases of construction, permitting and development, including conceptual business and development planning, contractual negotiations, and the retention of qualified land use and environmental experts.

Ari also was involved in acquiring rights of way for a natural gas pipeline through negotiation and federal condemnation.

Through the firm, he is an active member of the New Hampshire Home Builders Association and the National Association of Home Builders. He serves on the National Association of Home Builders’ Litigation Oversight Group and Legal Action Network for Development Strategies (LANDS), and is chair of the Legal Action Committee.

Ari is the immediate past president of the law firm and serves on its management committee. He is a commissioner and immediate past-chairman of the board of commissioners of the Concord Housing and Redevelopment Authority, and sits on the board of directors of the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce. He was a member of Concord 2020, a community advisory group dedicated to improving the workability and livability of the City of Concord.

Ari graduated from Colgate University in 1994 and Boston University School of Law in 1997. He is a member of the bar in the State of New Hampshire and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Recent articles by Ari B. Pollack:

2019 Legislative Update for the Building Trades
Granite State Builder
Winter 2019

2018 Legislative Update for the Building Trades
Granite State Builder Magazine
March 2018

Industry Prevails in Its High-Stakes Fight Against Regional Wetlands Permitting
Granite State Builder Magazine
January 2015

Arguments Against the New England General Permit as Written
September 2014

United States Supreme Court Helps Protect Developers from Takings
September 2013

Permitting Considerations for Redevelopment Projects - Alteration of Terrain Permits
November 2012

Shoreland Water Quality Protection Act Receives An Extreme Makeover – Take Two!
August 2011

NH Shoreland Protection Receives an Extreme Makeover
May 2008

NH Superior Court Declares Exclusionary Multifamily Zoning Unlawful
March 2005

Getting the Most Out of Your Environmental Due Diligence
New Hampshire Business Review
December 2003

Understanding New Hampshire’s Excavation Taxes
New Hampshire Business Review
July 2003


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Practice Areas:
Environmental Law
Government Relations/Lobbying
Real Estate Development
Shoreland Development

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Administrative assistant:
Martha Andrus

Admitted in:
New Hampshire