Robert J. Lanney

Senior Counsel

Location: Concord, New Hampshire
Phone: 603-223-2831
Fax: 603-226-2405

Rob Lanney joined Sulloway & Hollis in 1984 and has had a distinguished career as a litigator.  Mr. Lanney routinely represented physicians, hospitals and other health care providers in the courtroom and before administrative agencies.  Mr. Lanney has also lectured extensively on trial practice and risk management to numerous professional organizations and insurance groups throughout New England.  More recently, Mr. Lanney focused on strategic planning and expanding the Firm’s client base on a regional basis as the Firm’s Director of Business Development.  He continues to periodically assist the Firm with specific business related projects and initiatives.

Robert J. Lanney

Year Joined Firm


Areas of Practice

Business Development
Medical Malpractice and Physician Advocacy
General Litigation
Health Care

Bar Admissions

New Hampshire, 1984
U.S. District Court District of New Hampshire


Boston College Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
J.D., cum laude – 1984

Boston College, Newton, Massachusetts
B.A., Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude – 1981

News & Announcements

Honors and Awards

  • Selected by his peers as one of The Best Lawyers in America in the specialty of Medical Malpractice Defense and Personal Injury Litigation
  • Named one of the Top 100 Attorneys in New Hampshire by New Hampshire Magazine in the field of Medical Malpractice Law and is included in the New England Super Lawyers list
  • Named Benchmark Litigation Star
  • Awarded the Outstanding Student-Athlete Award from Boston College and has been inducted into the Boston College Hall of Fame
  • Leo Rubin Award for Outstanding Volunteerism on behalf of the United Way of Merrimack County and the community as a whole

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Legal Marketing Association, Member
  • The Harmonie Group, Firm Liaison and Board of Directors
  • Professional Liability Underwriters Society, Member

Community Activities

  • United Way of Merrimack County Community Impact Committee
  • United Way of Merrimack County Past President of the Board of Governors
  • Concord Area Trust for Community Housing (a nonprofit organization dedicated to building affordable housing), Past Chair of the Board of Directors and Member of the Asset Management and Nominating Committees
  • Alliance (Nonprofit Affordable Housing) Property Management, Chair of the Board of Directors