William B. Pribis

Director and Shareholder

William B. Pribis

Two Capital Plaza
P.O. Box 1137
Concord, NH 03302-1137

pribisw@cwbpa.com

603-224-7761 ext. 1048

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Legal Assistant
Lisa Bartz
603-224-7761 ext. 1064

bartzl@cwbpa.com

Practice Areas

Litigation

Education

JD, cum laude, Suffolk University Law School (1995)
BA, St. Lawrence University (1988)

Bar Admissions

New Hampshire (1995)
Federal Court for the District of New Hampshire
Federal First Circuit Court of Appeals
New Hampshire Supreme Court
New Hampshire Bankruptcy Court

Professional Recognition

BV Distinguished® Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell®
Law Review Book Review Editor (1994-1995)
Law Review Staff Member (1993-1994)

Experience

  • Represents large regional, national, and multi-national corporations, small businesses and individuals in all types of civil litigation.
  • Has successfully tried cases before juries and judges in state courts throughout New Hampshire.
  • Has an active practice in the Federal Court for the District of New Hampshire.
  • Has an active practice in the Bankruptcy Court.
  • Has argued cases before the New Hampshire Supreme Court and the Federal First Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • Obtained an $850,000 jury verdict in favor of real estate development client for breach of contract.
  • Represents clients before municipal, state and federal regulatory agencies including local planning and zoning boards, New Hampshire’s Department of Labor, the Commission for Human Rights and the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
  • Obtained a jury verdict in favor of a major bank against a multi-million dollar employment wrongful discharge claim and successfully defended the employee’s subsequent appeal to the New Hampshire Supreme Court.
  • Obtained substantial sums of money for two separate clients for their wages and investments due from seemingly insolvent companies in 2005.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of a large retail employer against a disgruntled employee’s racial discrimination claim.
  • Obtained a superior court judgment for rental stores throughout New Hampshire prohibiting the State from applying its carnival amusement laws and fees to equipment rental stores.
  • Obtained relief from the automatic stay in Bankruptcy Court to enable client to foreclose on $1.5 million New Hampshire property.
  • Obtained summary judgment in favor of trustee client against substantial breach of fiduciary duty claim brought in the New Hampshire Property Court.
  • Successfully defeated an employer’s attempt to enjoin its former employee from competitive activity.

Representative Cases

AKWA Vista, LLC v. NRT, Inc., 160 N.H. 594 (2010).

Cohoon v. IDM Software, Inc., 153 N.H. 1 (2005).

Blagbrough Family Trust v. Town of Wilton, 153 N.H. 234 (2006) (with Mark S. Derby).

DeLucca v. DeLucca, 152 N.H. 100 (2005).

Karch v. BayBank FSB, 147 N.H. 525 (2001).

Nordic Inn Condominium Owners Association v. Arline A. Ventullo, 151 N.H. 571 (2004).