Desmarais, Ewing & Johnston, PLLC

Desmarais, Ewing & Johnston, PLLC

Law Firm in Manchester, NH

Firm Overview

Desmarais, Ewing & Johnston, PLLC, is a trial law firm dedicated to the representation of insurance carriers, their policy holders, and self-insureds.

About This Firm:
Desmarais, Ewing & Johnston, PLLC, is a trial law firm dedicated to the representation of insurance carriers, their policyholders, and self-insureds. Clients include both regional and national insurance carriers, whose policyholders range from individuals to multinational corporations. The firm's attorneys specialize in the defense of general liability claims, product liability actions, employment claims, director and officer actions, professional malpractice claims, construction law, personal injury, workers' compensation and insurance coverage matters.

Areas of Law:
-Insurance Law and Coverage
-Products Liability
-Commercial Litigation
-Employment Litigation
-Professional Liability
-Personal Injury and Construction Law.
Main Office
Main Office
175 Canal Street
Manchester  NH  03101
Phone
  • 603-623-5524
Fax
  • 603-623-6383
Websites
Workers Compensation
Desmarais, Ewing & Johnston, PLLC will represent your Workers Compensation legal matters.
Areas of Law:
-Insurance Law and Coverage
-Products Liability
-Commercial Litigation
-Employment Litigation
-Professional Liability
-Personal Injury and Construction Law

Fred J. Desmarais

Attorney in Manchester, NH

Law Clerk to New Hampshire Superior Court, 1976-1977.

Areas of Law:
-Personal Injury
-Insurance Litigation
-Commercial Litigation
-Construction Litigation
-Products Liability
-Employment Litigation
-Insurance Coverage

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Member

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1976, New Hampshire

Law School Attended:
University of Baltimore
Class of 1976
J.D.
summa cum laude

University Attended:
University of New Hampshire
Class of 1972
B.A.
magna cum laude

Birth Information:
Born in 1950
Concord, New Hampshire, May 31, 1950

Associations & Memberships:
Manchester, New Hampshire and American Bar Associations; New Hampshire Trial Lawyers Association; Defense Research Institute; Federation of Insurance and Corporate Counsel.
Education
  • University of Baltimore
    Juris Doctorate, summa cum laude , 1976

Scott A. Ewing

Attorney in Manchester, NH

Staff Member, Catholic University Law Review, 1985-1986.

Areas of Law:
-Insurance
-Products Liability
-Workers Compensation
-Commercial Litigation
-Employment Law
-Defamation
-Slander
-Personal Injury

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Member

Admission Details:
Admitted in 1986, New Hampshire, U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire and U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit

Law School Attended:
Catholic University
Class of 1986
J.D.

University Attended:
University of Rochester
Class of 1979
B.A.

Birth Information:
Born in 1957
Teaneck, New Jersey, January 31, 1957

Associations & Memberships:
Manchester, New Hampshire and American Bar Associations.
Education
  • Catholic University
    Juris Doctorate , 1986

David W. Johnston

Attorney in Manchester, NH

Staff Member, 1990-1991 and Notes & Comments Editor, 1991-1992, Boston College International and Comparative Law Review. Author: "The European Community's Amended Waste Directive," Boston College International and Comparative Law Review, Summer, 1991; "Cuba's Quarantine of AIDS Victims: A Violation of Human Rights?" Boston College International and Comparative Law Review, Winter, 1992.

Areas of Law:
-Commercial Litigation
-Insurance Litigation
-Insurance Coverage
-Employment Litigation

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Partner

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 1992, New Hampshire and U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire
-2001, Massachusetts and U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit

Law School Attended:
Boston College
Class of 1992
J.D.
cum laude

University Attended:
University of Vermont
Class of 1984
B.A.

Birth Information:
Born in 1962
Hanover, New Hampshire, January 29, 1962

Military:
Lt., U.S. Navy, 1985-1989

Associations & Memberships:
Manchester and New Hampshire Bar Associations.
Education
  • Boston College
    Juris Doctorate, cum laude , 1992

Debra L. Mayotte

Attorney in Manchester, NH

Areas of Law:
-Insurance Defense
-Subrogation
-Insurance Coverage

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Associate

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 1990, New Hampshire and U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire
-1991, Massachusetts and U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts
-2004, U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
-2005, U.S. Supreme Court

Law School Attended:
New England School of Law
Class of 1990
J.D.

University Attended:
University of Lowell
Class of 1987
B.S.
cum laude

Birth Information:
Born in 1965
Lowell, Massachusetts, April 22, 1965

Associations & Memberships:
New Hampshire Bar Association

Representative Cases:
Sherry Swain v. Employers Mutual Casualty Company, 150 N.H. 574 (2004); Progressive Northern Insurance Company v. Enterprise Rent-A-Car Company of Boston, Inc., 149 N.H. 489 (2005).

Heather G. Silverstein

Attorney in Manchester, NH

Law Clerk to: U.S. District Court, 1998-2000; New Hampshire Supreme Court, 2000-2001. Registered Dietitian, 1993. Paralegal Instructor, Franklin Pierce College, 2002-2004.

Areas of Law:
-Insurance Defense
-Civil Litigation
-Insurance Coverage

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Associate

Admission Details:
-Admitted in 1998, New Hampshire
-2000, U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire

Law School Attended:
University of Maine School of Law
Class of 1998
J.D.
cum laude

University Attended:
University of Vermont
Class of 1989
B.S.

Birth Information:
Born in 1966
Presque Isle, Maine, November 23, 1966

Associations & Memberships:
New Hampshire Bar Association

Representative Cases:
Nilsson v. Bierman, 150 N.H. 393 (2004); MacDonald v. BMD Golf Association, Inc., 148 N.H. 582 (2002); In re Wingate, 149 N.H. 12 (2002); Appeal of Tim Calahan, Slipop. 2002 - 344, N.H. (2003).
Education
  • University of Maine School of Law
    Juris Doctorate, cum laude , 1998

Emily M. Doherty

Attorney in Manchester, NH

Member, Quinnipiac University Law Review, 2001-2002. Judicial Law Clerk, New Hampshire Superior Court, 2002-2004.

Areas of Law:
-Insurance Defense
-Insurance Coverage
-Civil Litigation

Experience & Credentials:

Position:
Associate

Admission Details:
Admitted in 2003, New Hampshire, U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire

Law School Attended:
Quinnipiac University
Class of 2002
J.D.
magna cum laude

University Attended:
University of New Hampshire
Class of 1998
B.A.
summa cum laude

Associations & Memberships:
American Bar Association, New Hampshire Bar Association, New Hampshire Women's Bar Associations.
Education
  • Quinnipiac University
    Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude , 2002
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