About Scott Wanner

Attorney Scott Wanner

Attorney Scott Wanner

Scott Wanner brings a wealth of experience from handling a wide array of matters to help his clients maximize their recoveries.  Whether you or a family member have been injured on the job or in an auto accident, Attorney Wanner will work towards making sure your ultimate outcome is as fair and as full as it can be.  With a history of good results in cases involving personal injury, workers’ compensation, wrongful death, product liability, toxic torts, professional malpractice and insurance recovery, Attorney Wanner will put his prior experience into advocating for your interests.

Attorney Wanner began practicing law in 2000 in the State of Illinois before moving to the Northeast to enjoy life on the seacoast.  His practice has covered both civil and criminal matters.  His clients have ranged from land owners facing boundary disputes; to tenants having landlord disputes; to families undergoing divorce or planning their estates; to businesses seeking to incorporate or license their intellectual property.  In addition to extensive private practice experience, Attorney Wanner served as in-house counsel for a technology company for seven years.  He offers small business advising and can navigate complex issues involving employment law, contract formation and disputes, corporation formation, maintenance, compliance and counsel. He has litigated on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants before numerous State, Federal, and Appellate Courts, as well as achieving success for his clients through arbitration, mediation and multi-district litigation. 

Attorney Wanner attended the University of Illinois College of Law as a Harno Scholar.  Before studying law, he earned a Master’s degree in Philosophy as a James Scholar and a Bachelor degree in the History of Science as a Chancellor Scholar.  Attorney Wanner was admitted to the New Hampshire Bar in 2006 and holds licenses with the U.S. District Court of New Hampshire (2008), the U.S. District Court of Maine (2002), and the U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals (2002).  His prior licenses with the Illinois Bar (2000) and the Maine Bar (2001) are now in-active.   He is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association and a prior Member of the Association of Corporate Counsel.

When he is not practicing law, Attorney Wanner is an avid chess player and an amateur artist.  He enjoys teaching and has conducted college courses on Logic, Critical Reasoning, Ethics, Philosophy, Rhetoric and Writing.  He also enjoys writing and has contributed articles to the legal field, including:

“NH Supreme Court At-a-Glance,” New Hampshire Bar News, September & August 2009.

“NH Supreme Court At-a-Glance,” New Hampshire Bar News, October 2007.

“The Mold Challenge in Maine,” National Business Institute, 2003.

“Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Under Sarbanes-Oxley,” Co-authors K. Wolf and E. Smith,

Maine Bar Association Annual Meeting, 2003.

“Handling Pre-Suit Fire Investigations,” Co-author L. Leavitt, Defense Research Institute, 2002.

“Don’t Let the Spoliation Trap Snap,” Co-author L. Leavitt, Loss Executive Association, 2002.