Bradford E. Cook
UNH School of Law Board of Trustees
Sheehan, Phinney, Bass and Green, Manchester, NH
B.A., summa cum laude, (Phi Beta Kappa), University of New Hampshire
J.D., Cornell University Law School
Bradford E. Cook is head of Sheehan Phinney Bass and Green’s Estate Planning and Probate, Government Relations and Not-for-Profit, Charitable and Religious Institutions Practice Groups. He is a past president of the firm and has practiced with Sheehan Phinney since 1973.
Cook represents many colleges and private secondary schools, religious organizations throughout New England, and hospital, nursing home and other charitable clients. He also represents both for-profit and not-for-profit clients before the New Hampshire Legislature on a regular basis, and practices general corporate law. He writes a regular column, “Cook on Concord,” which appears in the New Hampshire Business Review.
He is admitted to practice law in New Hampshire and before the Federal Courts, and is a member of the New Hampshire and American Bar Associations, the Diocesan Attorneys Association of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Lawyers Association.
In 2008, Cook received the New Hampshire Business and Industry Association’s Above and Beyond Award. In 2001, he was recognized by the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce as its Citizen of the Year. That same year, he received the Eugene M. Van Loan III Leadership Award from Easter Seals New Hampshire. In 1980, his contributions to the University of New Hampshire were acknowledged with the UNH Alumni Meritorious Service Award. He also has been repeatedly recognized by Best Lawyers in America in the Trusts and Estates Section, as well as Non-Profit and Charities Section.