December 7, 2021, Concord, NH,

Lindsay E. (Whitelaw) Nadeau of the Orr & Reno law firm in Concord, NH has been named this year’s recipient of the Philip S. Hollman Award for Gender Equality. The Hollman Award was established on the occasion of Judge Philip S. Hollman’s 2003 retirement from the NH Superior Court bench and honors his efforts as a stalwart advocate for gender equality in the legal system.

Attorney Nadeau is a member of the firm’s Governmental Relations Department and Administrative Law teams. Her administrative law practice concentrates on counseling employers and employees about the myriad of legal issues that arise in employment relationships. She routinely advises clients about the everchanging landscape of federal and state employment laws and offers practical advice for compliance and risk management. Attorney Nadeau serves clients in all aspects of their employment and human resources needs, including drafting policies and handbooks, conducting personnel investigations, negotiating employment and severance agreements, drafting non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, conducting employee trainings, and advocating for clients in disputes before the New Hampshire Human Rights Commission, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and New Hampshire Department of Labor.

Attorney Nadeau is a graduate of Franklin Pierce University of New Hampshire Law School, and an attorney at Orr and Reno where she is a member of the firm’s litigation department and governmental relations department.

Currently Attorney Nadeau is Chair Emeritus for the New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, a member of the Board of Trustees for the New Hampshire Institute for Civics Education, Board of Trustees member for the New Hampshire Supreme Court Society and a past member of the Board of Directors of the New Hampshire Women’s Bar Association.

Attorney Nadeau will be presented with her award during the NHBA’s Virtual Annual Meeting on February 18, 2022.


About The New Hampshire Bar Association

The New Hampshire Bar Association (NHBA; Concord, NH; is a non-profit 501(c)(6), court-mandated organization. Its members are all attorneys licensed to practice in the state, as well as all New Hampshire judges. Founded in 1873, the NHBA serves our members, the public, the justice system, and the profession.