Bar News - October 21, 2015
Rice Nominated US Attorney for NH
|Emily Gray Rice
President Barack Obama has nominated Emily Gray Rice to serve as US Attorney for the District of New Hampshire.
If confirmed by the US Senate, Rice will replace New Hampshireís acting US Attorney, Donald Feith, who was appointed last April after former US Attorney John Kacavas stepped down to become legal counsel at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.
A longtime leader in the New Hampshire legal community, Rice currently chairs Gov. Hassanís Judicial Selection Commission and practices civil litigation at the Bernstein Shur law firm in Manchester. She also serves as an adjunct faculty member at the University of New Hampshire School of Law.
From 2001 to 2012, Rich was a shareholder in the law firm of Orr & Reno. From 1993 to 2001, Rice worked at the law firm of Dean, Rice & Kane, where she was elevated to shareholder in 1995. From 1984 to 1993, she served in the New Hampshire Attorney Generalís Office in the Bureau of Civil Law, where she served as senior assistant attorney general and chief of the Bureau of Civil Law from 1989 to 1993.
Rice received her JD in 1984 from Northeastern University School of Law, her MA in 1979 from Boston University, and her BA cum laude in 1977 from Boston University.