Christopher D. Hawkins


Christopher D. Hawkins

Chris is an experienced litigator who represents clients on issues of malpractice and professional liability, professional discipline and licensing, construction claims, municipal law, land use and environmental concerns, products liability, complex commercial and civil issues, data breach, and a variety of other issues. Chris also helps clients negotiate contracts and manage a variety of risks. Chris has litigated cases across the country, including Alaska, Kansas, Illinois, Wisconsin, and Iowa, as well as in the United Kingdom.

Chris is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association Ethics Committee, a member of the Charles C. Doe Inn of the American Inns of Court, a member of the American Bar Association Center for Professional Responsibility and a member of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers. He has given numerous presentations to attorneys and design professionals on issues of contract law, and professional ethics, discipline, and licensing. Chris has been the Town and School District Moderator in Newmarket for nine years and has held numerous elected and appointed positions in Newmarket, including Town Council, School Board, Charter Commission, Recreation Master Planning Committee, and Zoning Board of Adjustment.

Chris received his undergraduate degree from Middlebury College and his law degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law. He served as a Superior Court Law Clerk from 1992-1994. Chris joined DTC in 2021 after practicing in Manchester and Concord for more than 20 years.

Chris is admitted to practice in State and Federal court in New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, as well as the First Circuit Court of Appeals.