Craig L. Staples is a seasoned civil litigator and trial lawyer serving the legal needs of people throughout New Hampshire. Mr. Staples has handled over 500 civil litigation cases in over 35 years of legal experience. His primary focus is on representing individuals in matters involving employment law and business litigation.

Attorney Staples has successfully pursued claims for employees in cases involving wrongful termination, whistleblower liability, age discrimination, sex harassment, retaliation, Family & Medical Leave Act retaliation, disability discrimination, breach of contract, wrongfully withheld commissions and disputes between partners and shareholders in New Hampshire close corporations.

Attorney Staples handles each case personally. He does not delegate any part of the case to junior lawyers or paralegals. He provides individualized, thorough, timely, and tenacious representation.

Mr. Staples holds the AV® Preeminent™ Rating from the Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings. This is the highest possible rating for legal ability and ethical standards. It is given only to select lawyers who have achieved the highest level of professional excellence. Mr. Staples has also earned the highest available five-star rating from clients. To see his client reviews, go to his profile page on