Jason R. L. Major

Top rated Employment Litigation attorney in Concord, New Hampshire

Lehmann Major List, PLLC
Jason R. L. Major
Lehmann Major List, PLLC

Practice Areas: Employment Litigation, Personal Injury

Licensed in New Hampshire since: 2001

Education: University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023

Lehmann Major List, PLLC

6 Garvins Falls Rd
Concord, NH 03301 Visit website


A shareholder at the law firm of Lehmann Major List in Concord, attorney Jason R. L. Major serves clients throughout New Hampshire. With a primary focus on employment law, his professional interests also sway toward litigating matters that involve personal injury, civil rights, environmental contamination, insurance coverage disputes and other complex matters. 

Over his career spanning more than two decades, Mr. Major has handled a variety of employment law matters such as discrimination, wrongful termination, employment contracts, severance agreements, harassment, whistleblower actions, the Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations and employment retaliation matters. He advocated for the rights of employees before the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights.

After graduating cum laude with his bachelor’s degree from the University of New Hampshire, Mr. Major graduated among the top 10% in his class with his Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of New Hampshire Franklin Pierce School of Law in 2000. He obtained his license to practice in the state (2001) and federal courts of New Hampshire as well as in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit.

Mr. Major is actively affiliated with several legal organizations throughout New Hampshire such as the New Hampshire Bar Association, the New Hampshire Association for Justice, the New Hampshire Employment Lawyers and the Merrimack County Bar Association. Moreover, he was appointed to the New Hampshire Personnel Appeals Board by Governor Christopher Thomas Sununu.

In recognition of his professional accomplishments, Mr. Major was rated “Good” through Avvo and Distinguished* through Martindale-Hubbell. More valuably, he has gained positive recognition across the state for his detailed knowledge, litigation prowess and client-first attitude. 

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 50% Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 50% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2001, New Hampshire

Professional Webpage: https://nhlawyer.com/teams/jason-r-l-major/

  • Marie Hill v. Town of Danville – Docket No. 04-C-826 – Rockingham Cty 2006 ($130,000 verdict in a malicious prosecution case)
  • Anon v. Anon, Merrimack County, 2017-2018 (Nearly $1,000,000 in settlements for two employees who were wrongfully terminated after blowing the whistle on corporate misconduct).
  • Anon v. Anon, Hillsborough County 2015 ($210,000 settlement for woman initially found at fault for a motor vehicle accident)
  • Durgin v. State Farm – Docket No. 2014-CV-00125 – Merrimack Cty 2015 (Verdict in favor of an insured wrongfully accused of arson- claim covered and insurer liable for attorneys’ fees)
  • Sheila Johannesen v. Town of Danville – Docket No. 2014-CV-442 – Rockingham County 2015 (Town ordered to reinstate Animal Control Officer per the will of voters at an annual town meeting)
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Enhanced Compensatory Damages in Drunk Driving Cases – It’s Time to Overturn Gelinas v. Mackey – NH Bar Journal Winter 2008
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • State of New Hampshire; U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire; U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit, Boston, MA
  • N.H. Attorney Discipline Office – Hearings Committee Panel Member – 2018 to Present
  • N.H. Personnel Appeals Board Member – 2020 to Present
  • Merrimack County Bar Association
  • New Hampshire Employment Lawyers Association
  • New Hampshire Association for Justice
  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Appointed to the New Hampshire Personnel Appeals Board by Governor Sununu, 2020
Educational Background:
  • University of New Hampshire Honors: cum laude
Industry Groups:
  • Employment Law
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Personal Injury

Office location for Jason R. L. Major

6 Garvins Falls Rd
Concord, NH 03301

Phone: 603-715-8882


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021 - 2023

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