Curtis Little
Of Counsel

As a founding partner at Cook Little, Curt Little brings a strong sense of leadership to the firm with his corporate and banking practice. He advises a broad range of businesses within and outside of New Hampshire, including many of the large financial institutions in New England, with respect to major financings, securities matters, real estate purchases and leases, and the formation of new companies.

His history of practicing corporate and banking law at a large law firm in New York State for six years, and working two years for the Lake Placid Winter Olympics Committee as corporate counsel, proved useful upon his move to New Hampshire in 1981 where he continued to focus on a corporate and banking practice.

Curt is a frequent speaker at continuing legal education seminars, sharing his knowledge, skill, and practical experience with students and colleagues.

Honors and Distinctions: AV Peer Review Rated

Chambers USA: Band 1 for Corporate/Commercial

Listed in Best Lawyers In America ®: Corporate Law, (2013 and 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” in Manchester); Banking and Finance Law (2016 “Lawyer of the Year” in Manchester); ; Commercial Finance Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law; and Securitization and Structured Finance Law.

Selected as New England Super Lawyer in the areas of Business/Corporate and Securities and Corporate Finance


Yale Law School (LL.B.)

Dartmouth College (A.B., magna cum laude); Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Affiliations:

Admitted to New Hampshire bar

New Hampshire Bar Association

American Bar Association

Practice Areas Matters

Representation of financial institutions in various types of commercial lending, including asset based loans and senior debt financings of business acquisitions involving mezzanine financings by private equity firms

Representation of executive officers of companies with respect to equity compensation

Representation of companies in early stage development respecting capital formation, including private placements of common and preferred stock and convertible debt instruments

Representation of landlords and tenants in commercial real estate lease transactions

Served as member of committee organized by New Hampshire’s Business and Industry Association to re-write New Hampshire’s Limited Liability Company Act

Cook Little & Sheehan Phinney

Cook Little is pleased to announce that we have joined the business law firm, Sheehan Phinney.