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Mary Elizabeth Tenn - Manchester, NH

16 High St.#3 Manchester, NH 03101

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Updated: 04/22/2022

Manchester Personal Injury - Plaintiff Lawyer


Mary Elizabeth Tenn joined Tenn And Tenn, P.A. in 2001. Mary’s practice areas include personal injury, complex commercial litigation, and domestic relations matters in New Hampshire. As part of Mary’s diverse practice, she regularly represents both corporations and individual clients.

Mary is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. She also is admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court.

Prior to joining Tenn And Tenn, P.A...

About Mary Elizabeth Tenn

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury - Plaintiff
  • Domestic Relations
  • Commercial Litigation

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney

Year Joined Firm

  • 2001


Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1994
  • New Hampshire, 1995
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1999
  • U.S. District Court District of New Hampshire, 1999
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1999
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1999

Other Affiliations

  • New Hampshire Bar Association (Member)
  • Manchester Bar Association (Member, Executive Committee)
  • Boston Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • New Hampshire Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
  • New Hampshire Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys (Member)
  • Daniel Webster American Inn of Court (Member)
  • Massachusetts Bar Association (Member)
  • New Hampshire Association for Justice, 2007 - 2010 (Board Member)
  • National Conference of Bar President, 2013 - Present (Member)
  • United States District Court, New Hampshire, Local Rules Subcommittee, 2006 - Present
  • New Hampshire Attorney Discipline System, 2013 - 2014 (Professional Conduct Committee Member)
  • New Hampshire Attorney Discipline System, 2010 - 2013 (Hearing Committee Member)
  • New Hampshire Judicial Council, 2014 - 2015 (Board Member)
  • New Hampshire Board of Bar Examiner, 2017 - Present (Chair)
  • New Hampshire Board of Bar Examiner, 2011 - Present (Member)
  • New Hampshire Board of Bar Examiner, 2012 - 2017 (Vice chair)
  • Manchester Bar Association, 2011 - 2012 (President)
  • New Hampshire Bar Association, 2015 - 2016 (President)
  • New Hampshire Supreme Court, Professional Conduct Committee
  • New Hampshire Supreme Court, Hearings Panel


  • Harvard University Law School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1994
    Honors: cum laude
    Honors: Trial Advocacy Workshop, Trial Advisor
    Honors: Harvard Law School First-year Moot Court Program, Judge
    Honors: Tenant Advocacy Project, Co-Chairperson
    Law Review: Harvard Civil Rights Civil Liberties Law Review, Editor
  • Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, 1991
    Honors: summa cum laude
    Honors: National Jesuit Honor Society, The Order of the Cross and Crown, Awarded Membership
    Major: Political Science

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Phi Beta Kappa

Past Positions

  • Hale and Dorr LLP, Litigation Attorney
  • Middlesex County, Special Assistant District Attorney

Pro Bono Activities

  • New Hampshire Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • State Chair for New Hampshire, 2018 - Present
  • The Warren B. Rudman Center for Justice, Leadership and Public Policy, Board of Advisors, 2015 - Present
  • Leadership and Public Policy
  • Girl Scouts of Swift Water Council, Board of Directors
  • Leadership New Hampshire Class of 2003
  • Girl Scouts of Swift Water Council, Past Board Member
  • Manchester Community Television, Past Board Chair
  • New Hampshire Bar Foundation, Board Member, 2013 - Present
  • American Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Leadership New Hampshire, Board of Trustees, 2006 - 2012


Other Sources of Feedback About Mary Elizabeth Tenn

Included on the 2023 New England list

Past Lists

  • 2022 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 New England Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 New England Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Mary Elizabeth Tenn on Super Lawyers


  • New Hampshire Bar Foundation, Robert E. Kirby Award, 2005 - Present
  • 40 Under Forty, New Hampshire Union Leader, 2009 - Present
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow, 2016 - Present
  • Super Lawyers, Personal Injury and/or Family Law, 2010 - 2018
  • Best Lawyers in America, Family Law Lawyer of the Year, New Hampshire, 2016 - Present
  • Best Lawyers in America, Family Law, 2011 - 2018
  • Business NH Magazine, Top Family Law Lawyer, New Hampshire, 2011 and 2015
  • NH Magazine, Best Lawyer in Family Law, New Hampshire, 2016 - Present
  • NH Magazine, Top Lawyers, Family Law, New Hampshire, 2010 - 2018
  • AV Preeminent Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • New Hampshire’s Top Attorney in Family Law, 2012

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16 High St.#3 Manchester, NH 03101


  • 603-644-0345

Accepts Credit Cards




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