D. Michael Noonan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Dover, NH

Shaheen & Gordon, P.A.
 | 353 Central Ave, Suite 200
Dover, NH 03820
Phone: 877-687-2779
Fax: 603-749-1838
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1990
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Michael Noonan is the President and Managing Director of Shaheen & Gordon, P.A. with offices in Dover, Concord and Manchester New Hampshire and Saco, Maine. As the Chair of the Personal Injury Practice Group Michael represents injury victims and their families throughout New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts and Vermont who suffer injury or death as the result of the negligence of another person or company including all serious injury cases, wrongful death claims, premises liability and product liability cases, automobile,boat and motorcycle accident cases, trucking accident injuries, brain injury and spinal cord injury claims, construction site injuries and pharmaceutical litigation, and cases involving injuries from medical devices.

Michael graduated from Boston University School of Law in 1990, and began his career as an associate at Shaheen & Gordon that same year. In 1997, he became a Shareholder and Director in the firm and in January 2007 took on his current role as Managing Director and President of the Firm.  

Attorney Noonan has obtained significant compensation for clients in both large and small cases, through mediation, negotiation, arbitration and trial including recovery in excess of $1 million on numerous occasions. His continued success has led his peers to include him as one of The Best Lawyers in America every year since 2008.

Mr. Noonan is licensed to practice before both the state and federal district courts of New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts and Vermont. He is also licensed to represent plaintiffs before the United States Claims Court and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Personal Injury - General
  • 20%Personal Injury - Products
  • 10%Class Action/Mass Torts


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Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2019

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About Michael Noonan

Admitted: 1990, New Hampshire

Professional Webpage: www.shaheengordon.com/Attorney-Profiles/D-Michael-Noonan.asp...


  •  Honored as a Paul J. Liacos scholar, Boston University School of Law
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America since 2008.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • United States District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • American Association for Justice
  • Vermont State Bar, 2004
  • Maine Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire, 1990
  • United States Claims Court
  • Maine Trial Lawyers Association
  • United States Supreme Court, 1999
  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Fellow, American Bar Association Foundation , 2016
  • Vermont Bar Association
  • New Hampshire State Bar, 1990
  • Massachusetts State Bar, 1991
  • New Hampshire Association for Justice
  • United States District Court, District of Maine, 1992
  • New Hampshire Association for Justice, AAJ Delegate
  • United States District Court, District of Vermont, 2005
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Maine State Bar, 1991


  • Premises Liability***$275,000.00 settlement: Claimant was working as a delivery man delivering items to a supermarket in Southern Maine. On exiting the store after delivering the items, plaintiff fell on a crack in the ramp leading from the building. Plaintiff suffered a knee injury requiring several knee surgeries.
  •  Automobile vs. Motorcycle.  $1.25 Million settlement at mediation during litigation.  Plaintiff travelling as a passenger on a Motorcycle when Defendant failed to stop at a stop sign and struck the motorcycle with the front of the car.  Plaintiff had approximately $100,000.00 in medical bills and a claim for a head injury and significant lost earnings.  
  • Automobile Accident $1,000,000.00 Arbitration Award: Serious head and leg injuries resulting from intersection accident, mild brain injury, permanent lower extremity impairment.
  • Pedestrian vs. Automobile***$699,000.00 settlement: Elderly pedestrian walking on the sidewalk for his morning walk when an elderly female driver loses control of her vehicle driving up onto the sidewalk striking the pedestrian causing serious injuries to both legs. Pedestrian required hospitalization and rehabilitation to regain the use of his legs.
  • Automobile Accident $1.7 million settlement: Tractor trailer driver making illegal u-turn hits pedestrian and causes serious, permanent injuries including head injury
  • Automobile vs. Tractor Trailer***$550,000.00 settlement: Tractor trailer driving down a rural hill, Plaintiff driving up the hill on the opposite side of the road, collision occurs near the center line during a snow storm causing serious injuries to the Plaintiff. Case settled during litigation for $550,000.00.
  • Pharmaceutical/Products Liability case.  $1,050,000.00  Woman suffered a stroke after using an over the counter cold medication.  Case settled during litigation.

Educational Background:

  • J.D. Boston University School of Law, 1990
  • University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1987

Industry Groups

  • American Bar Association
  • Association For Justice
  • Litigation Counsel Of America
  • MA Bar Association
  • Maine Bar Association
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • NH Association For Justice
  • NH Bar Association
  • The Best Lawyers In America 2009-prsent
  • Vermont Bar Association
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Office Location for D. Michael Noonan

353 Central Ave
Suite 200
Dover, NH 03820

Phone: 877-687-2779

Fax: 603-749-1838

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Last Updated: 11/14/2019

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