May 12, 2014

Cairns To Address Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia

CONCORD, NH — R. Matthew Cairns, litigation attorney and firm shareholder, will be a speaker at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia to be held May 14th – 16th. In his presentation entitled “Climbing the Leadership Ladder,” Cairns will discuss using core leadership principles and the rules of professional conduct as the rungs for becoming an effective leader in a law firm or other organization.

Attorney Cairns heads up the litigation department at Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell. He was the 2010-2011 president of DRI — The Voice of the Defense Bar, the largest international organization of lawyers defending individuals and businesses in civil litigation. His practice focuses on general liability, municipal and banking litigation, products liability and general commercial litigation. Matt 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.

Matt 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 2013 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 2014 and has been listed in this publication for three years in a row.

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

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