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Thomas M. Closson

Principal
Portsmouth

P 603-559-2729 F 603-559-2701

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Thomas M. Closson

Biography

Thomas M. Closson is a principal in the Portsmouth, New Hampshire, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. He has been practicing labor and employment law since his admission to the New Hampshire Bar in 1993.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, he was a founder and partner in Flygare, Schwarz & Closson, PLLC, a highly regarded firm specializing in labor and employment law.

Thomas has extensive trial experience. During his career, he has successfully represented numerous clients before New Hampshire Courts and juries. He was lead trial counsel in one of the New Hampshire Superior Court’s most high profile cases, representing the “donor towns” in their challenge to the constitutionality of the Statewide Property Tax.

Thomas is also an experienced appellate litigator. He has argued, and won, significant cases before the New Hampshire Supreme Court.

Honors and Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America©, "Employment Law - Management" and "Litigation - Labor and Employment" (2015-present)
  • The Best Lawyers in America©, "Lawyer of the Year: Litigation - Labor and Employment" (2020)
  • Chambers USA, “Labor & Employment” (2020)
  • Martindale-Hubbell®, "AV Preeminent® - Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence" (2011-present)
  • New Hampshire Super Lawyers®, "Super Lawyer" (2012-present)

 

Professional Associations and Activities

  • New Hampshire Bar Association