September 20, 2013

Attorney Cairns Gives Keynote Address at IADC Annual Meeting

CONCORD, NH — R. Matthew Cairns, litigation attorney with Gallagher, Callahan and Gartrell, was the Keynote Speaker at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Idaho Association of Defense Counsel (IADC). His address was titled “Climbing the Leadership Ladder: How to (and Do I Want to) Get to the Top Using the Core Principles of Leadership and Our Code of Professional Responsibility as Guideposts.” Cairns discussed how defense attorneys can become better leaders in their firms and their communities.

Attorney Cairns heads up the litigation department at Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell. His practice focuses on general liability, municipal and banking litigation, products liability and general commercial litigation. 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.

Cairns is selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in the fields of Construction Litigation, Labor & Employment Litigation, Municipal Litigation and Personal Injury Litigation, and named to the 2012 list of New England Super Lawyers® for Personal Injury Defense - Products. He is also the only attorney in New Hampshire to be listed in The International Who’s Who of Product Liability Defense Lawyers 2013.

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

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