Rick Gagliuso has represented newspapers and other media outlets in New Hampshire since the 1980s. His work has spanned virtually the entire range of legal services required by the print and online media, including pre-publication review; advice and representation in matters related to defamation, invasion of privacy, newsgathering practices, the reporter’s privilege and access to public records and proceedings; and transactional work. Rick has also represented non-media clients in cases related to libel and privacy, and other first amendment issues.
While media and first amendment work comprises a substantial portion of Rick’s practice, his work also includes commercial and industrial construction as well as general commercial, corporate and transactional work. In addition to his law practice, he has an active mediation and arbitration practice and has served for several years on the Construction and Commercial Panels of the American Arbitration Association.
After working in larger law firms for many years, Rick is currently a principal in the Merrimack law firm of Gagliuso & Gagliuso P.A. He is a past member and chair of the New Hampshire Judicial Council and currently serves on the Hearings Committee of the Attorney Discipline System. Rick has also served on the boards of directors or trustees of a number of trade and civic organizations, including his current role with Symphony New Hampshire. In 2000, the New Hampshire Bar Association conferred upon him its President’s Award for Special Service to the Profession and the Public.
Rick grew up in Concord, New Hampshire, graduated from Harvard College in 1976 and earned his law degree from Boston University School of Law in 1979. He resides in Amherst, New Hampshire, and can be reached at email@example.com, or (603) 595-4500.