Greg is a Director of the firm and co-chairs the Creditor’s Rights and Bankruptcy Practice Group.

He focuses a substantial portion of his practice on bankruptcy, creditor’s rights, commercial law and litigation. He regularly appears in the New Hampshire Bankruptcy Court and has been actively involved in some of the largest Chapter 11 cases filed in New Hampshire over the past decade. He has extensive experience in all aspects of the bankruptcy process, including stay relief, cash collateral usage, debtor-in-possession financing, lien avoidance, preference and fraudulent transfer litigation, asset sales, collateral auctions, valuations, plan negotiation, contests to confirmation, claims classification and voting disputes, objections to discharge, and third-party plans.

Greg also handles out-of-court workouts, loan modifications and collateral restructuring agreements, receiverships, replevin litigation, real estate foreclosures, secured party sales, and general commercial disputes. He frequently counsels lenders and institutional clients, providing timely and effective assistance with their most troublesome commercial and consumer loans.

He is a regular lecturer on bankruptcy and commercial litigation issues. Greg is an Adjunct Professor at the University of New Hampshire School of Law, where he teaches Bankruptcy Law and Practice.

Greg also frequently represents real estate professionals in connection with professional negligence and liability litigation, insurance claims, and coverage issues, professional ethics complaints, and professional fee and contract-related disputes.

Professional Activities

  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute

Honors & Recognition

  • Recognized by Best Lawyers in America

Civic and Charitable Activities

  • New Hampshire Legends of Hockey Board of Trustees, President, 2013-2015 
  • South Congregational Church Board of Trustees, 2010-2011

Firm Highlights


What Are My Options If My H-1B Registration Was Not Selected?

The H-1B nonimmigrant visa category allows employers to sponsor foreign nationals performing work in a “specialty occupation.” This typically requires an offer of employment in a job requiring at least a U.S. bachelor’s degree...


How Does the Collapse of Roe v. Wade Impact Employer Health Plans?

On June 24, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned its prior decisions in  Roe v. Wade  and  Planned Parenthood v. Casey , which held that the U.S. Constitution prohibits states from banning abortion or...

Press Coverage

Court Orders State Police to Reveal More Details About Misconduct by Troopers

Previously concealed records of trooper misconduct by the Maine State Police must be provided in response to public records requests by the press, according to a ruling by Judge William R. Anderson of Penobscot Superior...


Preti Flaherty Files Human Trafficking and Forced Labor Lawsuit Against Church of Scientology

Preti Flaherty attorneys Greg Hansel, Shana Solomon, and Ellie Quinby filed a human trafficking and forced labor lawsuit against the Church of Scientology on behalf of three plaintiffs claiming decades of forced labor, intimidation, coercion...


Primary Round-Up

Primary Round-Up As you are probably aware, primary elections in Maine took place on Tuesday, June 14, and there were a handful that could be significant to the general election outcome in November. Congressional...

Press Coverage

Maine State Police Announces Restructuring After 3 Weeks of Declining to Share Details

On June 10, the Maine State Police announced plans to reorganize troop deployment and delegation of manpower in line with revised law enforcement priorities. The announcement follows several weeks of secretive posturing and a lack...


Changes Affecting Employment Authorization for L-2, E, and H-4 Dependent Spouses

On November 12, 2021, USCIS announced that L-2 and E dependent spouses are no longer required to apply for an EAD to work in the United States. Instead, L-2 and E dependent spouses are...


Racial Justice Fund Seeks Applications for Second Round of Grants

The Maine Justice Foundation is pleased to announce the second round of grants from the Racial Justice Fund. The Foundation will accept applications for grants of up to $10,000 from June 1-15, 2022. The...


Sixteen Preti Flaherty Attorneys Selected as Chambers USA Leaders in Their Field

Sixteen Preti Flaherty attorneys and six practice groups have been selected for inclusion in the 2022 Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business , the highly regarded directory of leading attorneys and...

Press Coverage

Five Major Norwegian Salmon Companies Agree to $85 Million Settlement in Antitrust Case

Preti Flaherty announced today that a Miami federal Court has granted preliminary approval to an $85 million settlement agreement in an antitrust case involving alleged price fixing of farmed salmon sold in the United...