Lynnette V. Legra

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Lynnette practices in civil litigation, representing individuals, businesses, non-profits, and public entities in a range of matters including state and federal litigation, employment law (regulatory compliance and litigation), wrongful death/personal injury, municipal law, and 91-A, civil rights and Section 1983 litigation, property disputes and zoning matters, property tax exemption appeals, and appeals from courts and administrative agencies.

As a member of the firm’s litigation team, Lynnette is prepared to counsel clients in avoidance of litigation and, when needed, represent them in court, administrative proceedings, and public hearings.  Lynnette believes that strong advocacy means helping her clients reach their goals as efficiently as possible, including mediating cases and drafting and filing dispositive motions when suitable.  Typical matters Lynnette helps clients with include case analysis, fact investigation, legal research, client counseling, litigation filing/response and discovery, mediation/negotiation, trial representation, and appellate representation.

Past Experience

Prior to joining Orr & Reno, Lynnette practiced civil litigation at a large New Hampshire law firm.  Lynnette has represented clients at various stages of litigation and all levels of New Hampshire’s courts, as well as before the New Hampshire Commission for Human Rights and the Office of Professional Licensure.  Lynnette has assisted with appellate briefs to the N.H. Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.  As a graduate of the University of New Hampshire School of Law Daniel Webster Scholars Honors Program, Lynnette gained hands-on practice experience during her final two years of law school that prepared her to be the best possible advocate for her clients.  Before attending law school, Lynnette was a marketing Account Executive for a New Hampshire-based marketing agency, where she assisted clients (national and international brands) with developing creative and effective experiential marketing programs, which has provided Lynnette with a creative and business-oriented approach to commercial and business litigation matters.

Professional & Community Involvement

Professional Involvement

  • N.H. Bar Association Ethics Committee (2022-present)
  • N.H. Women’s Bar Association (2019-present)
  • Charles C. Doe Inns of Court, Durham (2019-present)
  • N.H. Bar Association Legislation Committee (2020-present)
  • Past Member, Manchester Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • University of New Hampshire School of Law Moot Court Coach (2018-2019)
  • UNH Law Mentor – Merrimack County Juvenile Teen Court (2016-2019)

Honors & Distinctions

  • Daniel Webster Scholars Honors Program
  • UNH Law Criminal Procedure Moot Court Team
  • UNH Law Advanced Trial Advocacy – National Trial Competition (2019)
  • University of New Hampshire Honors Program


  • Active Author for Orr & Reno Employment Law Blog
  • NH Bar CLE – Withdrawal from Representation (Nov. 2021) (webcast)
  • E-Alert: “President Biden Announces New OSHA COVID-19 Vaccination-Or-Testing Rule For Larger Private-Sector Employers (With 100+ Employees), Makes Vaccination Mandatory For Federal Workers, Contractors, Healthcare Workers” (Sept. 13, 2021)
  • Article Co-Author: “EEOC Issues Updated Guidance For Employers On COVID-19 Vaccinations” (Jun. 14, 2021)
  • Article: “New COVID-19 Relief Bill Extends Tax Credit For Employers Voluntarily Providing FFCRA Leave to 9/30” (Mar. 19, 2021)
  • Article: “EEOC Issues First Guidance For Employers On COVID-19 Vaccinations” (Dec. 18, 2020)
  • Article: “Not Just Guidelines: Civil Penalties Issued for Non-Compliance with COVID Operational Requirements” (Nov. 19, 2020)
  • Honors Thesis – UNH Undergraduate Research Conference (2013)

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