William H. Craig

William H. Craig

Manchester, New Hampshire
800-431-7198 (Toll free)

Attorney William H. Craig is a retired partner of the firm. He was admitted to the practice of law in the State of New Hampshire in 1952. Attorney Craig served as a member of the Planning Board of the City of Manchester, New Hampshire for 38 years and Chair for 10 years. He is a former United States Attorney for the District of New Hampshire and former House Minority Leader of the New Hampshire House of Representatives.

Attorney Craig was also well versed in housing finance matters; during his long and successful career as an attorney in the State of New Hampshire he served as general counsel to the New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority and general counsel to the Manchester Housing Authority. He is also a former trustee of Optima Health, then one of the largest health care systems in the State, and legal counsel to Catholic Medical Center and Elliot Hospital, the two largest hospitals in the State of New Hampshire.

Areas of Practice

  • 80% Subsidized Housing Real Estate
  • 10% Probate
  • 10% General Practice

Bar Admissions

  • New Hampshire, 1952
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1954
  • U.S. District Court District of New Hampshire, 1953
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1962


  • Boston College Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1952
  • St Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire
    • B.A. - 1949
    • Major: Latin

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New Hampshire Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • New Hampshire Legislature, Member, 1955-1957, 1961-1965, 1970
  • United States Attorney, 1961 - 1963


  • English