PRESS RELEASE

April 27, 2010

Attorney Cairns To Moderate Panel on Civil Justice Reform

CONCORD, NH — R. Matthew Cairns, a products and commercial liability defense attorney at Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell, and president-elect of DRI — The Voice of the Defense Bar, will moderate a panel titled “Advancing Civil Justice Reform in the Current Political Climate” on May 3rd. The panel is part of the Lawyers for Civil Justice Spring Membership Meeting in Washington, D.C. Attorney Cairns will moderate discussion among panelists representing the Federal Judicial Conference, the US Chamber of Commerce, the Manhattan Institute, and the House and Senate Judiciary Staff.

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.  He has been named a "Super Lawyer" for products liability defense for the last three years.

Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell is a multidisciplinary law firm located in Concord, New Hampshire.

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