Aug 5, 2015

Cairns Presents on Technological Disruption in Law at FDCC Annual Meeting

CONCORD, NH — R. Matthew Cairns, litigation attorney and firm shareholder at Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell, was an invited speaker at this year’s annual meeting of the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel in Alberta, Canada. FDCC is composed of recognized leaders in the legal community who have achieved professional distinction, and the organization is dedicated to promoting knowledge, fellowship, and professionalism of its members as they pursue the course of a balanced justice system and represent those in need of a defense in civil lawsuits.  Attorney Cairns’ speech, titled “The Rise of the Machines,” covered the concepts presented in "Technological Disruption in the Practice of Law," a paper he co-wrote with Lorraine A. Courtney, M.B.A.

Attorney Cairns represents the interests of individuals, insurers, manufacturers, transportation and other companies in diverse commercial, complex and traditional litigation matters in all state and federal courts and state agencies. He serves as general counsel to several closely held businesses in New Hampshire and is also experienced in general corporate and municipal representation, and risk management training.

Since 1996, Cairns has been an active member, award recipient, and leader of DRI — The Voice of the Defense Bar, the largest international organization of attorneys committed to defending the interests of businesses and individuals in civil litigation. In October 2011, he completed a one-year term as the 2011 president of DRI. He is selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the fields of Labor & Employment Litigation, Municipal Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation and Construction Litigation, for which Best Lawyers further recognized him as "Lawyer of the Year" 2015, Concord, NH. He has also been selected to the list of New England Super Lawyers® since 2007. Matt is the only New Hampshire lawyer listed in The International Who’s Who of Product Liability Defense Lawyers 2014.

Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell is a leading business and litigation law firm located in Concord, New Hampshire.

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Technological Disruption in the Practice of Law