Janine Gawryl

Top rated Social Security Disability attorney in Nashua, New Hampshire

Gawryl & MacAllister Attorneys at Law
Janine Gawryl
Gawryl & MacAllister Attorneys at Law

Practice Areas: Social Security Disability, Employee Benefits

Licensed in New Hampshire since: 1977

Education: Northeastern University School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Polish

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023
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Gawryl & MacAllister Attorneys at Law

PO Box 788
Nashua, NH 03061 Visit website


Janine Gawryl is an attorney at Gawryl & MacAllister in Nashua, New Hampshire. With more than 40 years of experience in the law, Ms. Gawryl works with Social Security Disability, Short Term and Long Term Disability claims, workers’ compensation/disability matters, serving clients throughout New Hampshire.

Over the course of her career, Ms. Gawryl has litigated at the trial and appellate court levels, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire and the New Hampshire Supreme Court. She is an experienced litigator and was a court mediator through the Superior Court Rule 170 Program. 

Prior to founding Gawryl & MacAllister in 1995, Ms. Gawryl practiced at another private firm, working her way up to principal attorney. She began her legal career working for the New Hampshire Bar Association. She is the recipient of many awards and recognition for her accomplishments during her career.

Active within her legal community, Ms. Gawryl is a member of the Nashua Bar Association, the New Hampshire Bar Association, the New Hampshire Association for Justice, the New Hampshire Bar Foundation and the National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives. She is also a founder of the Daniel Webster-Batchelder American Inn of Court. She has been active within her local government and served in leadership roles for local nonprofit organizations.

Ms. Gawryl received a bachelor’s degree from Antioch University in Yellow Springs, Ohio, and received her law degree from Northeastern University School of Law. She is qualified to practice law before all New Hampshire state courts and the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire. 

Practice areas

Social Security Disability, Employee Benefits
  • 90% Social Security Disability
  • 10% Employee Benefits

First Admitted: 1977, New Hampshire

Professional Webpage: https://www.gmac-law.com/attorney/janine-gawryl/

Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • JO-ANN SCOTT COOLEY, Plaintiff  vs. ANDREW SAUL, Commissioner, 2020 DNH 157, Civil No. 1:19-cv-00679-PB;  JULIO ROMAN  v. ACTING COMMISSIONER, 2019 DNH  111;  Civil Action #1:18-cv-787 PB;Grabowski v. Grabowski, 422 A.2d 1040, 1980, N.H., 1980149566 Panas v. Harakis, 129 NH 591; 529 A.2d 976, NH (1987 - False Imprisonment; Mental Injury; and Remitter: Whether $1.2 Million jury verdict was proper), 1987, N.H., 1987103707 Costa v. SSA, 2014 DNH 173, Case no. 13-cv-241-SM (decided August 19, 2014) Collins v. Astrue, 2014 DNH 146, Case no. 13-cv-470-LM (decided June 24, 2014) Martinez v. Colvin, 2014 DNH 51, Case no. 13-cv-144-LM (decided March 10, 2014) Brown v. Colvin, 2014 DNH 60, Case no. 12-cv-2345-PB (decided June 28, 2013) Crandlemere v. Astrue, 2013 DNH 7, Case no. 11-cv-529-SM (decided January 15, 2013) Figueroa v. Astrue, 2012 DNH 198, Case no. 11-cv-541-SM (decided December 10, 2012) Ault v. Astrue, 2012 DNH 5, Case no. 10-cv-553-JL (decided January 10, 2012) Bica v. Astrue, 2011 DNH 193, Case no. 11-cv-86-JD (decided November 17, 2011) Rossiter v. Astrue, 2011 DNH 115, Case no. 10-cv-349-JL (decided July 15, 2011) Mendoza v. Astrue, 2011 DNH 73, Case no. 10-cv-357-SM (decided May 10. 2011) Appeal of Carnahan, 160 NH 73; 993A.2d 224, 2010 Devin v. Astrue, 2009 DNH 85, Case no. 08-cv-242-PB (decided May 6, 2009) Laborer's Dist Council Pension Fund v. Regan, 2007 DNH 22, 474 F. Supp. 2d 279; 2007 U.S. Dist LEXIS 11778 (decided February 20, 2007) In re Estate of Crabtree, 155 NH 565; 926A.2d 825, 2007 In re Rossino, 153 NH 282 (Feb. 24, 2006) In re Rossini, 153 NH 367; 899 A.2d 233 (April 2006) Fillmore v. Fillmore, 147 NH 283; 786 A.2d 849, 2001 Appeal of Fournier, 147 NH 275; 786 A.2d 854, 2001 Sommers v. Sommers, 143 NH 686; 742 A.2d 94 (July 2, 1999 - Marital: Modification of Property Distribution under Divorce Decree) Dizoglio v. Digital Equip. Corp. Disability Income Protection Plan, 1999 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 21778 (Case no. 98-402-V) (decided July 23, 1999) Appeal of Briggs, 138 NH 623; 645 A.2d 655 (July 6, 1994- Worker's Compensation: Established entitlement to benefits for Repetitive Stress Injuries) Morancy v. Morancy, 134 NH 493; 593 A.2d 1158, NH (1991-Torts: established standard for Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress claims) Munoz v. Trans World Airlines, 662 F.Supp. 950, 1987 U.S. Dist LEXIS 5558 (DNH 1987) Merchants Mutual Insurance Co. v. Laighton Homes, LLC, 153 NH 485, 2006 Berry v. Watchtower, 152 NH 407 (2005 - Whether a religious organization has a common law duty to report child abuse to secular authorities; note: Marci Hamilton orally) Osman v. Gagnon, 152 NH 359 (2005 - Establishing res judicata limits to small claims court decision) Alton v SSA, DNH 044 (14-cv-41-LM), 2015 Sullivan v SSA, DNH 048 (14-cv-06-JL), 2015 Warneka v SSA, DNH 071 (14-cv-022-PB), 2015 Shaw v SSA, DNH 047 (13-cv-503-JL), 2015 Morse v SSA, DNH 055 (14-cv-18-LM), 2015
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • New Hampshire, 1977
  • U.S. District Court District of New Hampshire, 1977
  • New Hampshire Bar Association, Member
  • Daniel Webster-Batchelder American Inn of Court, Former Founding Administrator, 1983 to 2009
  • New Hampshire Association for Justice, Member
  • Nashua Bar Association, Member
  • Harrison Tweed, American Bar Association, 1981
  • J. Ross Award, 1991
  • President's Award, New Hampshire Bar Association, 1990
Educational Background:
  • Antioch University, Yellow Springs, Ohio, B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 00/1974
Other Outstanding Achievements:
  • 2021 EXPERTISE award:  Best workers compensation Attorneys in Nashua, 2021

Office location for Janine Gawryl

PO Box 788
Nashua, NH 03061

Phone: 603-882-3252


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023

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