Sean R. List

Sean is a partner and founder of Lehmann Major List, PLLC. He specializes in employment law, firearms law and criminal defense. He is a graduate of the Daniel Webster Scholar Program at the University of New Hampshire, Franklin Pierce School of Law. He has successfully tried multiple jury trials in both state and federal courts.

Sean represents employees in a variety of case types including wrongful termination, whistleblower, discrimination, sexual harassment, contract dispute and wage claims. In addition to litigating employment cases in state and federal courts, Sean has represented parties at the NH Commission for Human Rights, US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, NH Department of Labor, NH Employment Security and the National Labor Relations Board.

Sean represents federal firearm licensed dealers in a variety of compliance, liability, employment and general business issues. He also represents individuals who have been criminally charged in cases related to firearms, deadly weapons and self-defense. Sean is regularly consulted regarding federal and state firearm regulation, National Firearms Act compliance, the classification of firearms according to ATF definitions, private and over-the-counter firearm transfers, the effect of convictions/mental health admissions on firearm ownership eligibility, the mechanics of firearms, justifiable use of force and firearm display issues.

Sean is a regular lecturer on the topics of employment litigation, state and federal gun laws, and legal use of force/self-defense. He has sat on multiple teaching panels for other lawyers, has lectured to various trade organizations, and regularly teaches firearms seminars at various shooting ranges, training facilities and businesses throughout the State. Sean is also a certified pistol and rifle instructor. He shoots competitively and is an avid hunter and firearm collector.

Sean regularly testifies in the New Hampshire Legislature on a variety of legal subject matters.

Sean was formerly a partner at Backus, Meyer & Branch, LLP, a prominent employment firm in Manchester, NH. Prior to that, Sean was an associate at Douglas, Leonard & Garvey in Concord, NH.

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Education
  • University of New Hampshire, Franklin Pierce School of Law, Concord, New Hampshire

    Honors: Daniel Webster Scholar

  • State University of New York at Potsdam, Potsdam, New York

    Honors: magna cum laude

Bar Admissions
  • State of New Hampshire

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

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit, Boston, MA

Awards
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2019, 2020 & 2021

  • Continuing Legal Education Scholarship and Leadership Award, 2015

  • Bruce E. Friedman Scholarship Award, 2014

  • Warren Rudman Summer Fellowship Awards, 2013 & 2014

Representative Cases

Durgin v. State Farm- Docket No. 2014-CV-00125 (Merrimack Cty. Superior Court, 2015) (Verdict in favor of an insured wrongfully accused of arson- claim covered and insurer liable for attorneys’ fees)

Fortin v. Hollis-Brookline School District, et al, 15-cv-179-JL (U.S. District Court, N.H., 2017)(Verdict in favor of Plaintiff with District required to pay $280,000.00 in damages)

Cowhig v. Megastore Auto Group, Inc. et al 1:16-cv-00515-PB (U.S. District Court, N.H., 2018)(Verdict in favor of Plaintiff with Defendant liable for more than $250,000.00 in Plaintiff’s damages, attorneys’ fees and costs)

Professional Speaking Engagements

Faculty Member, “Gun Law in New Hampshire” Seminar- National Business Institute, 2021

Legal Instructor/Firearms Instructor, Defensive Strategies, 2021-present

Instructor, “Firearms Law and Justified Use of Force”, US Law Shield- 2018-Present

Faculty Member, “Firearms Laws and Victim Safety”- New Hampshire Bar Association, Concord, NH- 2019

Guest Speaker, Employment Practices Liability Insurance: A Way to Mitigate Potential Catastrophe”- New Hampshire Insurance Agents Association, Portsmouth, NH- 2019

Faculty Member, “Concealed Carry Law” Seminar- National Business Institute, Manchester, NH- 2019

Faculty Member, “Sexual Harassment: An Update on the Law, Policies, Training and Investigations” – New Hampshire Bar Association, Concord, NH- 2018

Guest Speaker, “Employment Law: Issue Spotting and Problem Solving” NEA-NH, North Conway, NH- 2018

Faculty Member, “Gun Law in New Hampshire” Seminar- National Business Institute, Manchester, NH & Portsmouth, NH – 2017

Guest Speaker, “Witness and Hearing Preparation” NEA-NH, North Conway, NH- 2019

Professional Associations and Memberships

New Hampshire Bar Association

New Hampshire Employment Lawyers Association

New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

New Hampshire Association for Justice

Board Member, NH LAP Commission, Appointed by New Hampshire Supreme Court (3-year term commencing March 2, 2020)

National Shooting Sports Foundation Member

Board Member, Pro-Gun New Hampshire

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Sean R. List
LMLPLLC

Sean is a partner and founder of Lehmann Major List, PLLC. He specializes in employment law, firearms law and criminal defense. He is a graduate of the Daniel Webster Scholar Program at the University of New Hampshire, Franklin Pierce School of Law. He has successfully tried multiple jury trials in both state and federal courts.

Sean represents employees in a variety of case types including wrongful termination, whistleblower, discrimination, sexual harassment, contract dispute and wage claims. In addition to litigating employment cases in state and federal courts, Sean has represented parties at the NH Commission for Human Rights, US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, NH Department of Labor, NH Employment Security and the National Labor Relations Board.

Sean represents federal firearm licensed dealers in a variety of compliance, liability, employment and general business issues. He also represents individuals who have been criminally charged in cases related to firearms, deadly weapons and self-defense. Sean is regularly consulted regarding federal and state firearm regulation, National Firearms Act compliance, the classification of firearms according to ATF definitions, private and over-the-counter firearm transfers, the effect of convictions/mental health admissions on firearm ownership eligibility, the mechanics of firearms, justifiable use of force and firearm display issues.

Sean is a regular lecturer on the topics of employment litigation, state and federal gun laws, and legal use of force/self-defense. He has sat on multiple teaching panels for other lawyers, has lectured to various trade organizations, and regularly teaches firearms seminars at various shooting ranges, training facilities and businesses throughout the State. Sean is also a certified pistol and rifle instructor. He shoots competitively and is an avid hunter and firearm collector.

Sean regularly testifies in the New Hampshire Legislature on a variety of legal subject matters.

Sean was formerly a partner at Backus, Meyer & Branch, LLP, a prominent employment firm in Manchester, NH. Prior to that, Sean was an associate at Douglas, Leonard & Garvey in Concord, NH.

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