Burlington, Vermont law firm Primmer is expanding into Manchester, New Hampshire. It's 900 Elm Street office will be the home base for 19 Primmer employees, including 11 attorneys — four new shareholders, Gary Burt, Tom Pappas, Jonathan Ross and Doreen Connor, formerly of Wiggin & Nourie, will be based in Manchester.
Primmer is a commercial law firm serving clients throughout Northern New England. The firm’s key practice areas include: commercial litigation, insurance defense, corporate, health care, energy & telecommunications, employment, banking and financial services, bankruptcy, business entity/ commercial, commercial real estate, government relations, domestic relations, captive insurance, environmental and land use, estate planning & probate, taxation and mediation & arbitration.
Primmer was founded in St. Johnsbury, Vermont in 1982 under the name Primmer & Piper. The firm merged in 2006 with the Burlington-based firm of Eggleston & Cramer, which was founded in 1983. In 2010, the firm joined forces with the litigation firm of Aten, Clayton & Eaton, located in Littleton, New Hampshire. Currently, Primmer has 41 attorneys and 11 non-lawyer legal professionals. The firm now has offices in Burlington, Montpelier and St. Johnsbury, Vermont and in Littleton and Manchester, New Hampshire.