Peter W Bennett Attorney at Law of Winer and Bennett

Peter W. Bennett

Practice Areas:

  • Business Law

Professional Experience

Peter advises individuals and companies on a broad range of matters relating to the acquisition, formation, operation and sale of business enterprises. He has done so successfully for more than 30 years.

Peter advises clients with respect to the choice of entity, to the creation and implementation of appropriate company policies and procedures, employment matters, contracts and business disputes. He frequently represents clients in bank loan transactions and in the negotiation of commercial leases and business agreements.

Peter also represents medium-sized companies and small businesses involved in high-technology industries. Among other things, Peter successfully guided clients through a management buyout of a high technology subsidiary to a publicly traded company. He has considerable experience in negotiating and drafting technology licenses and distribution agreements.

Peter began the practice of law at the venerable Boston law firm of Ropes & Gray where his focus was estate planning. He continues to represent clients in areas of estate planning, including the creation of wills, irrevocable trusts, and probate administration. Peter was a member of the committee which established the Probate Court mediation system in New Hampshire. Not surprisingly, he has served as a Probate Court mediator on numerous occasions.

Peter’s clients appreciate his role as a counselor of law. He uses his extensive legal expertise, common sense and direct style to efficiently resolve his clients’ legal problems. Peter has been recognized by NH Business Magazine as a top corporate lawyer in New Hampshire and he has been given the highest peer review rating by Martindale Hubbell (“AV”).

Bar Admissions

  • New Hampshire (State and Federal Courts)
  • Massachusetts (State and Federal Courts)

Education

  • J.D., Northeastern University School of Law (1974)
  • B.A., Trinity College (Hartford, CT) magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa (1971)

Professional/Civic Activities

  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Souhegan Valley Boys and Girls Club (Board of Directors)
  • Beaver Brook Association (Past Trustee)
  • Milford-Amherst Chamber of Commerce (Past President)

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