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Philip L. Pettis

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Practice Areas:

  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Business Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Law



  • Franklin Pierce Law Center, Concord, New Hampshire
    • J.D. - 1998
  • Bates College
    • B.A. - 1995

Bar Admissions

  • New Hampshire, 1998
  • U.S. District Court District of New Hampshire, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1999


  • Greater Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce, Volunteer of the Year
  • Portsmouth Rotary, Paul Harris Fellow
  • NH Supreme Court appoints Pettis to manage cases, link: www.nhbar.org/publications/display-news-issue.asp?id=6521
  • 5 NH law firms honored for Access to Justice, link: www.courts.state.nh.us/access/pro_bono101508.htm

Classes & Seminars

Pro-Bono Activities

Published Works

Fraternities or Sororities

Representative Clients

Representative Cases

Certified Legal Specialties

Professional Associations

  • Market Square Steeple Fund, President, 2005 to 2014
  • Clipper Foundation, Co-Chair Capital Campaign, 2012 to 2014
  • North Church of Portsmouth, Chair of Finance, 2009 to 2014
  • Portsmouth Recreation Sports, Coach
  • Market Square Steeple Fund, Former Capital Campaign Chair
  • New Hampshire Bar Association, Former Rockingham County Governor, 2009 to 2013
  • New Hampshire Bar Association, Member
  • Community Diversion Program, Former Treasurer

Ancillary Businesses

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Past Positions