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Sean List

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Concord, NH

Lehmann Major List, PLLC
6 Garvins Falls Rd
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 603-810-6335
Fax: 702-995-9156
Selected to Rising Stars: 2019 - 2022
Licensed in New Hampshire Since: 2015
Practice Areas: Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
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Attorney Profile

A partner at Lehmann Major List, PLLC, Sean List has a practice that includes employment law issues, firearms law, criminal defense matters and complex civil litigation. Working out of the firm’s office in Concord, New Hampshire, he represents clients throughout the State. Mr. List has been admitted to practice in New Hampshire since 2015, and he is additionally admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit in Boston. 

Many of Mr. List’s clients are people who have valid employment claims against their current, past or prospective employers. He has litigated many cases in both state and federal court.  His cases have involved wrongful termination, violation of the Whistleblowers' Protection Act, and discrimination covered by multiple federal laws such as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act. Mr. List’s experience in this regard has additionally encompassed representing victims of sexual harassment and people with wage claims against current or former employers. He has lectured extensively on these and other topics at legal seminars and continuing legal education courses. 

Mr. List also represents Federal Firearm Licensed dealers and individuals encountering legal issues involving firearms. He regularly gives presentations at businesses, shooting ranges, and other venues regarding firearms law and the use of self-defense. Mr. List’s criminal defense experience has included misdemeanor and felony offenses, ranging from driving while intoxicated to self-defense cases. He is a 2015 graduate of the Daniel Webster Scholar Program at the University of New Hampshire School of Law.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 20%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 20%Criminal Defense
  • 20%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, False Accusations, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Theft, DUI/DWI

Selections

4 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2019 - 2022

About Sean List

First Admitted: 2015, New Hampshire

Professional Webpage: https://nhlawyer.com/teams/sean-r-list/

Bar/Professional Activity

  • National Shooting Sports Foundation, Member
  • Board Member, Pro-Gun New Hampshire
  • Member, Board of Directors, Pro-Gun New Hampshire, 2021
  • Board Member, NH LAP Commission, Appointed by New Hampshire Supreme Court (3-year term commencing March 2, 2020)
  • New Hampshire, 2015
  • The Federalist Society, New Hampshire Lawyer’s Chapter
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 2018
  • New Hampshire Bar Association, 2015
  • U.S. District Court District of New Hampshire, 2015
  • New Hampshire Association for Justice, 2015
  • New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2016
  • New Hampshire Employment Lawyers Association, 2015

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Legal Instructor/Firearms Instructor, Defensive Strategies, 2021-present
  • Comprehensive day-long seminar covering state and federal firearms law, complex firearm legal issues, liability concerns relating to firearms, and self-defense law. , Faculty Member and Author of Materials, Gun Law in New Hampshire, National Business Institute, Attorneys And Firearms Industry, 2021
  • Course on firearms law and safety taught to domestic violence advocates from the bar and local crisis centers., Faculty Member, Firearms Laws and Victim Safety, New Hampshire Bar Association, 2019
  • Seminar covering how to prepare oral arguments and witnesses for administrative hearings., Guest Speaker, Guest Speaker, “Witness and Hearing Preparation”- NEA-NH, Labor Union Representatives And Directors, 2019
  • Day-long legal education program covering in-depth instruction on state and federal firearms law and concealed carry law., Faculty Member, “Concealed Carry Law” Seminar- National Business Institute, Attorneys, 2019
  • Lecture on employment litigation, types of employment liability and the importance of employment practices liability insurance to the New Hampshire Insurance Agents Association, Guest Speaker, Employment Practices Liability Insurance: A Way to Mitigate Potential Catastrophe, New Hampshire Insurance Agents Association, 2019
  • Instruction regarding State and Federal firearms law and the laws regarding justified use of force in New Hampshire., Instructor, “Firearms Law and Justified Use of Force”, US Law Shield, Public, 2019
  • A seminar regarding the basics of employment liability, issue-spotting, and problem solving in the realm of employment disputes, Guest Speaker, “Employment Law: Issue Spotting and Problem Solving” NEA-NH, Labor Union Representatives And Directors, 2018
  • Day-long continuing legal education course regarding law, policy, investigation and training pertaining to sexual harassment cases and situations. , Faculty Member, “Sexual Harassment: An Update on the Law, Policies, Training and Investigations”, Attorneys, 2018
  • Day-long continuing legal education course, offered on two separate days, covering state and federal firearm laws and the implications on law practice. , Faculty Member, “Gun Law in New Hampshire” Seminar- National Business Institute, Attorneys, 2017

Verdicts/Settlements

  • Durgin v. State Farm- Docket No. 2014-CV-00125 (Merrimack Cty. Superior Court, 2015) (Verdict in favor of an insured wrongfully accused of arson- claim covered and insurer liable for attorneys’ fees)
  • Attorney List achieved a settlement of $360,000.00 for client in the federal case of Shaun Thompson v. Paul While Tile, Co. Inc.  The Plaintiff was a division manager who was stiffed a large amount of commission and then wrongfully terminated.  After the Defendant filed meritless counterclaims, Attorney List withdrew the Plaintiff's initial settlement offer of $170,000.00, and litigated the case for more than a year and a half. After Attorney List discovered a forged document and fabricated evidence, he retained a forensic document examiner and blew the lid off of the entire case.  Not only did Attorney List secure the dismissal of the counterclaims, he ultimately secured a settlement of more than double his client's initial offer.  , 2021
  • Cowhig v. Megastore Auto Group, Inc. et al 1:16-cv-00515-PB (U.S. District Court, N.H., 2018) (Verdict in favor of Plaintiff with Defendant liable for more than $250,000.00 in Plaintiff’s damages, attorneys’ fees and costs)
  • Fortin v. Hollis-Brookline School District, et al, 15-cv-179-JL (U.S. District Court, N.H., 2017) (Verdict in favor of Plaintiff with District required to pay $280,000.00 in damages)
  • JURY TRIAL UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEW HAMPSHIRE Lyndsey M. Cowhig v. Megastore Auto Group, Inc. and Robert M. Waters, Jr. Civil Case No.: 1:16-cv-00515-PB Total Judgment: $271,748.97 $110,000.00 Verdict ($70,000 emotional distress & $40,000 punitive damages) $158,575.50 in attorneys' fees awarded $3,173.47 in costs awarded, 2018

Honors/Awards

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2019, 2020 & 2021
  • Warren Rudman Summer Fellowship Awards, 2013 & 2014
  • Bruce E. Friedman Scholarship Award, 2014
  • Continuing Legal Education Scholarship and Leadership Award, 2015

Educational Background

  • State University of New York at Potsdam, Potsdam, New York, B.A., Major: Politics and Philosophy- 2011

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Domestic Violence Emergency Project, 2019

Representative Clients

  • In the case of Shaun Thompson v. Paul White Tile, Co., Sean secured a settlement for his client in the amount of $360,000.00. This was a wrongful termination and commission wage claim where the Defendant refused to negotiate and filed counterclaims against the plaintiff. After Sean secured a dismissal of the counter-claims, the case was settled, 2021
  • Michael Fortin, Et. al v. Hollis School District et. al, Civil No. 15-cv-179-JL (U.S. District Court, N.H., 2017), 2017

Industry Groups

  • Plaintiffs and Firearms Industry

Comments

  • “Excellent judgment and skill and very dedicated. ”
  • “Sean's trial experience, knowledge of the law, maturity and judgment are far beyond what would normally be expected at the relatively early stage of his legal career. He has no problem matching up against lawyers with decades of experience.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Sean List

6 Garvins Falls Rd
Concord, NH 03301

Phone: 603-810-6335

Fax: 702-995-9156

Last Updated: 6/30/2022

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