Bryan K. Gould

Director and Shareholder

Bryan K. Gould

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

603-224-7761 ext. 1037

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Legal Assistant
Brenda Barnard
603-224-7761 ext. 1027

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

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 Memberships

New Hampshire Bar Association
Federalist Society

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).