March 16, 2016

R. Matthew Cairns Elected Chair of Hopkinton School Board

CONCORD, NH — R. Matthew Cairns, attorney and shareholder at Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell, has been elected chair of the Hopkinton School Board.

Cairns, a resident of Hopkinton for 13 years, has served on the board for four years, spearheading the contract negotiation teams for five union contracts.

Cairns works as a litigation attorney and 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.

He is 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. He has been selected for inclusion in several attorney ranking publications including The Best Lawyers in America® and New England Super Lawyers®.

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

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