Drummond Woodsum Attorneys at Law

Portland, ME        207.772.1941
Portsmouth, NH        603.433.3317
Manchester, NH        603.716.2895
800.727.1941



MATTHEW R. SERGE

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603.716.2895 Ext. 229 Phone
603.520.9157 Fax

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1001 Elm Street, Suite 303
Manchester, NH 03101-1845


Assistant: Patricia Frechette




PRACTICE AREAS

Land Use & Conservation
Municipal Law

EDUCATION

New England School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 1999

University of Massachusetts, Lowell, B.A., cum laude, 1996


BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

New Hampshire
U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire
Federal District Court for the District of New Hampshire
First Circuit Court of Appeals

MEMBERSHIPS

New Hampshire Association for Justice

American Inns of Court, 2005-2013

New Hampshire Bar Journal Editorial Board
Member (former Chairman)


New Hampshire Board of Bar Examiners
Daniel Webster Scholar Program


American Bar Association
Member



COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE

Bedford Youth Soccer League
  Volunteer Coach


Friends of Tuckerman Ravine
  Member of Advisory Board (former President of Board of Directors)


Grace Episcopal Church Choir
  Member




PRACTICE AREAS

Land Use & Conservation
Municipal Law

EDUCATION

New England School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 1999

University of Massachusetts, Lowell, B.A., cum laude, 1996


BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

New Hampshire
U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire
Federal District Court for the District of New Hampshire
First Circuit Court of Appeals

MEMBERSHIPS

New Hampshire Association for Justice

American Inns of Court, 2005-2013

New Hampshire Bar Journal Editorial Board
Member (former Chairman)


New Hampshire Board of Bar Examiners
Daniel Webster Scholar Program


American Bar Association
Member



COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE

Bedford Youth Soccer League
  Volunteer Coach


Friends of Tuckerman Ravine
  Member of Advisory Board (former President of Board of Directors)


Grace Episcopal Church Choir
  Member




Matthew Serge is a member of the Municipal Group advising towns and cities on a wide range of issues including: land use matters, zoning enforcement actions, right to know law, welfare assistance, and general government relations. Matt represents clients before both state and federal trial and appellate courts, and administrative boards.

Before entering private practice, Matt clerked for The Honorable Linda S. Dalianias at the New Hampshire Supreme Court and prior to that he clerked for the justices of the New Hampshire Superior Court. Matt is a graduate of New England Law School in Boston where he graduated first in his class and served as Executive Editor for the New England Law Review.

Matt has written and lectured on various municipal topics, and has been recognized since 2011 as a "Rising Star" in Government/Cities/Municipalities by New England SuperLawyers.

REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS & MATTERS

  • CBDA Development, LLC v. Town of Thornton

  • Accurate Transport, Inc. v. Town of Derry


  • AWARDS

    • Best Lawyers USA, Litigation - Municipal 2016-2018
    • New England Super Lawyers, State, Local & Municipal, Appellate, General Litigation, Rising Star 2011-2016
    • New Hampshire Bar Association Leadership Academy 2011
    Matthew Serge is a member of the Municipal Group advising towns and cities on a wide range of issues including: land use matters, zoning enforcement actions, right to know law, welfare assistance, and general government relations. Matt represents clients before both state and federal trial and appellate courts, and administrative boards.

    Before entering private practice, Matt clerked for The Honorable Linda S. Dalianias at the New Hampshire Supreme Court and prior to that he clerked for the justices of the New Hampshire Superior Court. Matt is a graduate of New England Law School in Boston where he graduated first in his class and served as Executive Editor for the New England Law Review.

    Matt has written and lectured on various municipal topics, and has been recognized since 2011 as a "Rising Star" in Government/Cities/Municipalities by New England SuperLawyers.

    REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS & MATTERS

  • CBDA Development, LLC v. Town of Thornton

  • Accurate Transport, Inc. v. Town of Derry


  • AWARDS

    • Best Lawyers USA, Litigation - Municipal 2016-2018
    • New England Super Lawyers, State, Local & Municipal, Appellate, General Litigation, Rising Star 2011-2016
    • New Hampshire Bar Association Leadership Academy 2011
    NEWS

    Matt Serge and Keriann Roman Lectured on the New Accessory Dwelling Unit Law at the 23rd Annual Spring Zoning and Planning Conference
    June 16, 2017

    Drummond Woodsum Announces Three New Shareholders of the Firm
    January 24, 2017

    Matthew Serge Successfully Defends the Town of Thornton Planning Board Before the New Hampshire Supreme Court and Establishes New Precedent
    April 7, 2016

    Thirty Attorneys from Drummond Woodsum are listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2016
    August 17, 2015


    PRESENTATIONS

    NHMA Seminar Series: Zoning Ordinance and Building Code Enforcement
    June 1, 2018


    New Hampshire Municipal Association Junkyard Regulation Webinar
    May 23, 2018


    New Hampshire Office of Energy and Planning Spring Workshop
    April 28, 2018


    Current Hot Topics in Sign Regulation
    September 22, 2017



    NEWS

    Matt Serge and Keriann Roman Lectured on the New Accessory Dwelling Unit Law at the 23rd Annual Spring Zoning and Planning Conference
    June 16, 2017

    Drummond Woodsum Announces Three New Shareholders of the Firm
    January 24, 2017

    Matthew Serge Successfully Defends the Town of Thornton Planning Board Before the New Hampshire Supreme Court and Establishes New Precedent
    April 7, 2016

    Thirty Attorneys from Drummond Woodsum are listed in The Best Lawyers in America 2016
    August 17, 2015


    PRESENTATIONS

    NHMA Seminar Series: Zoning Ordinance and Building Code Enforcement
    June 1, 2018


    New Hampshire Municipal Association Junkyard Regulation Webinar
    May 23, 2018


    New Hampshire Office of Energy and Planning Spring Workshop
    April 28, 2018


    Current Hot Topics in Sign Regulation
    September 22, 2017






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