University of New Hampshire

School of Law

Ellen L. Arnold, JD ’77

Dean's Advisory Council Member

Associate General Council
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH

Ellen L. Arnold currently serves as Associate Director of Real Estate and Associate General Counsel for Real Estate, Campus Planning & Facilities at Dartmouth College. She represents the College in management and planning for the College’s on- and off-campus real estate and facilities. Her practice focuses in the areas of real estate transactions, land use planning and zoning, environmental law, construction contracting, and disability law as well as management of litigation related to the Campus Planning & Facilities Organization.

Arnold joined Dartmouth in 2001 as an Associate General Counsel for the College, which included representation of Dartmouth College, Dartmouth Medical School, Tuck School of Business, Thayer School of Engineering, and Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center.  Prior to joining Dartmouth College in 2001, Arnold was a litigation partner at McLane, Graf, Raulerson, & Middleton, P.A. where her practice included representation of public and private sector clients in land use, environmental, and government regulatory matters.

During Arnold’s legal career she has had the privilege of serving as special legal counsel to Governor Judd Gregg and as legal counsel for the New Hampshire State Senate.  Ellen was the President of the New Hampshire Bar Association (2008-2009), and is a Special Justice of the Henniker District Court and a Grafton County Family Division Justice.  Arnold received a BA degree in government from Skidmore College and her JD from UNH School of Law. 

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