Michael P. Lehman

Senior Counsel

Location: Concord, New Hampshire
Phone: 603-223-2800
Fax: 603-224-2557
Email: mlehman@sulloway.com

Michael P. Lehman joined Sulloway & Hollis in 1976 and focuses his practice on health-care law and the defense of high exposure, complex medical malpractice, drugs and device product liability. He is the former leader of Sulloway’s Medical Malpractice and Physician Advocacy Practice Group.

Mr. Lehman is one of the senior medical malpractice defense attorneys in Northern New England and has extensive experience defending academic medical centers and large hospitals, as well as smaller facilities and individual physicians in significant cases. As well, Mr. Lehman advises healthcare organizations on crisis management, credentialing, risk management, quality assurance, regulatory, licensing and other issues and frequently represents healthcare institutions and physicians before licensing and regulatory authorities. Mr. Lehman is a frequent speaker for hospitals, physician groups, and other healthcare organizations on topics related to risk management, dealing with healthcare regulatory agencies, medical malpractice defense, and other aspects of healthcare law and litigation.  He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a member of the American Society of Medical Association Counsel and the Defense Research Institute.

Year Joined Firm


Areas of Practice

Medical Malpractice and Physician Advocacy
General Litigation
Health Care
Medical Drug and Device Litigation

Bar Admissions

New Hampshire, 1976
U.S. District Court District of New Hampshire
U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit


University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia
J.D. – 1976

Boston University’s College of Communication
B.A., Bachelor of Arts – 1972

News & Announcements


  • Speaker at New England Alliance for Health Conference
  • Presenter at Grand Rounds for the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
  • Speaker at New Hampshire Medical Society’s Spring Seminar

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Top 100 Lawyers in New England by New England Super Lawyers Magazine
  • The Best Lawyers in America since 1995 in the personal injury litigation and medical malpractice law categories
  • Chambers USA: A Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, “Generally Outstanding in Court”
  • AV preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Society of Medical Association Counsel, Member
  • Defense Research Institute, Member