Bryan K. Gould

Director and Shareholder

Bryan K. Gould has over 25 years of experience in the field of civil litigation. He has represented a diverse array of clients before the state and federal courts and state administrative tribunals. Bryan’s practice includes the areas of commercial (business) litigation, appellate litigation, state constitutional law, municipal law, and environmental law. He also represents clients before the New Hampshire legislature with respect to legislation affecting their interests. He has served as special counsel both to New Hampshire Governor Craig Benson and to the New Hampshire Executive Council.

Bryan is a member of the New Hampshire and Nevada bars, and he is admitted to practice before the United States Courts of Appeals for the First and Ninth Circuits and the United States District Courts for the Districts of New Hampshire, Vermont, and Nevada. Bryan earned a B.S. (cum laude) from Utah State University and a J.D. from the University of Utah College of Law.

Practice Areas


Commercial Litigation
Civil Litigation
Appellate Practice
Environmental Law
Zoning and Planning
Regulatory and Administrative Law

Education


BS, cum laude, Utah State University (1980)
JD, University of Utah College of Law (1984)

Bar Admissions


New Hampshire (1990)
Nevada (1985)
U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire
U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont
U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada

Professional Recognition


AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®

Professional Memberships


New Hampshire Bar Association
Webster Batchelder American Inn of Court

Representative Cases


Sullivan County Regional Refuse Disposal District v. Town of Acworth, 141 N.H. 479 (1996).

Hughes v. Speaker of the N.H. House of Representatives, et al.,
152 N.H. 276 (2005).

North Country Environmental Services, Inc. v. Town of Bethlehem (I)
, 146 N.H. 348 (2001).

Petition of the Governor and Executive Council,
151 N.H. 1 (2004) (with Philip R. Braley).

Residents Defending Their Homes v. Lone Pine Hunters' Club, Inc.
, 155 N.H. 486 (2007) (with Philip R. Braley).

Appeal of the Town of Bethlehem
, 154 N.H. 314 (2006) (with Philip R. Braley).

Snow v. American Morgan Horse Association, 141 N.H. 467 (1996).

North Country Environmental Services, Inc. v. Town of Bethlehem (II)
, 150 N.H. 606 (2004).

Lillie-Putz Trust v. Downeast Energy Corporation and Alliance Energy LLC
, 160 N.H. 716 (2010) (with Philip R. Braley).

Chellman v. Saab-Scania, AB, 138 N.H. 73 (1993).

Trull v. Volkswagen of America, Inc.
, 187 F.3d 88 (1999).

North Country Environmental Services, Inc. v. State of New Hampshire
, 157 N.H. 15 (2008) (with Philip R. Braley).

Perez v. Las Vegas Medical Center, 805 P.2d 589 (1991).

Harrison v. Falcon Products, Inc.
, 746 P.2d 642 (1987).

Planet Ins. Co. v. Transport Indemnity Co.
, 823 F.2d 285 (9th Cir. 1987).

Bristol Energy Corporation v. State of NH Public Utilities Commission
, 13 F.3d 471 (1st Cir. 1994).

Publications


"Business Law and Business Litigation: The Problem of the Corporate Client and the Attorney-Client Privilege," New Hampshire Bar News, December 14, 2012 (with Philip R. Braley).


Bryan K. Gould
Bryan K. Gould
Two Capital Plaza
P.O. Box 1137
Concord, NH 03302-1137
gouldb@cwbpa.com
(603) 224-7761 ext. 1037
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Legal Assistant
Brenda Barnard
(603) 224-7761 ext. 1027
barnardb@cwbpa.com

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