Manchester Attorney Elsabeth McGohey

Manchester, New Hampshire Attorney Elsabeth McGohey

Elsabeth McGohey is a veteran litigator with a decade of experience litigating cases of all shapes and sizes in the State and Federal courts of New Hampshire and Massachusetts, including the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Hampshire. She is dedicated to representing consumers and injured persons in litigation and bankruptcy.

Experience

Elsabeth has successfully handled cases in the following areas:

  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Product Liability (including medical devices)
  • Consumer Protection Litigation
  • Bankruptcy
  • And many more

In handling all of these cases Elsabeth achieved favorable verdicts, client-pleasing settlements and other forms of winning results for her clients. Her experience includes serving as lead counsel in a multi-million dollar jury trial that resolved favorably for her client.

As the result of almost a decade in insurance defense, Elsabeth has a unique perspective on insurance company litigation practices and the incredible expense of litigation. She puts this insight to use litigating cases for both private and institutional clients, to reduce the cost of litigation while still achieving favorable results.

Education

Elsabeth graduated from the University of New Hampshire School of Law (then Franklin Pierce Law Center) magna cum laude, ranked in the top 10% of her class. Prior to law school she attended Duquesne University and graduated summa cum laude with a double­ major in English and Latin.

Reported Decisions

In addition to her trial and bankruptcy experience, Elsabeth litigated the following appeals to decision:

Macie v. Helms,  156 N.H. 222 (2007)

Lamprey v. Britton,  163 N.H. 252 (2012)

Memberships

New Hampshire Bar Association

Federal Practice Section

New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association

National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

Daniel Webster Batchelder Inns of Court – former member

Defense Research Institute – former member

Committees

New Hampshire Bar Association Gender Equality Committee

Publications

The Affordable Care Act and Personal Injury Settlements, “Advanced Issues in Personal Injury Litigation” National Business Institute (May 26, 2016)

Legislative and Case Law Update, “Advanced Issues in Personal Injury Litigation” National Business Institute (May 25, 2016) 

Supreme Court At-A-Glance (Recurring Column), N.H. Bar News, Dec. 16, 2015

Tips on Speaking for Witnesses Misses the Mark, N.H. Bar News, Sep. 16, 2015

Cutting Teeth In Circuit Court, Daniel Webster Batchhelder Inns of Court,  Dec. 3, 2014

Elsabeth D. Foster, Book Review: Access to Government in the Computer Age, N.H. Bar News, May 23, 2008

Elsabeth D. Foster, Multiple Entries, Duquesne Literary Magazine, Duquesne University, 2000, 2002.

Beth Foster, Multiple Entries, Golem, Allegheny College, Spring, Fall 1999.

Presentations

The Affordable Care Act and Personal Injury Settlements, “Advanced Issues in Personal Injury Litigation” Panel CLE, National Business Institute (May 26, 2016)

Legislative and Case Law Update, “Advanced Issues in Personal Injury Litigation” Panel CLE, National Business Institute (May 25, 2016)

Circuit Court, Daniel Webster Batchelder Inns of Court Panel CLE (December 3, 2014)

E-Marketing 101: Ethical Considerations in E-Marketing & Social Media Use, Daniel Webster Batchelder Inns of Court (April 3, 2013)

Federal Rules of Evidence, Boyle, Shaughnessy & Campo, P.C. (in-firm presentation, January 22, 2012)

Accolades 

Elsabeth was identified by SuperLawyers® Magazine as a Rising Star in 2014, 2015 and again in 2016