ABOUT Richard A. Samuels

Dick joined the firm in 1980 and has been a director since 1987. Dick served as the firm's Managing Director from 2013 to 2018. He is the former chair of the firm's Corporate Department and concentrates his practice in corporate governance, corporate transactions (M&A), and securities regulation, including SEC regulation, private securities offerings, formation of private investment funds, and registered investment adviser and broker representation.

Dick received his B.A., cum laude, from Union College, his M.A. from Duke University (1976), and his J.D., cum laude, from Cornell University (1980) where he was an editor of the Cornell International Law Journal.


•Named as a Leader in Corporate/Commercial work in Chambers USA: A Guide to America's Leading Lawyers.
Best Lawyers in America 2020 (Corporate Law, Energy Law, Financial Services Regulation Law, Mergers and Acquisition Law, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Securities Regulation
•AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
•New England Super Lawyers
•fellow, New Hampshire Bar Foundation
•Top Attorney in Mergers & Acquisitions, Business NH Magazine 2012

Articles & Presentations

•Financing of Not-for-Profit Organizations and Securities Laws
•Business NH Magazine 2015 Industry Forecast
•A New Approach: Utility System Development Charges
•Correcting Misunderstandings About the New LLC Interest and Dividends Tax
•New Hampshire Family Trust Companies
•Top 10 List of Suggested New Year's Resolutions for New Hampshire Companies
•Contracts for Meeting Space - A Little Caution In Advance Will Go A Long Way

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Areas of LAW

  • Banking
  • Corporate
  • Securities

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