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Amy Manzelli

Amy Manzelli is a member and part owner of BCM Environmental & Land Law, PLLC in Concord, NH. She practices environmental, conservation, and land law across New Hampshire.

Her areas of expertise include:
  • Guiding green developers through projects, especially permitting of innovative and low-impact techniques and agricultural infrastructure;
  • Assisting those who oppose or wish to obtain modifications to projects of others;
  • Representing clients regularly before all Courts in NH;
  • Advocating for clients at the State House, with officials of Executive Agencies, and at Local Land Use Boards; and
  • Encouraging passage, modification, or defeat of relevant proposed laws.

Clients benefit from Amy’s commitment to the environment combined with her extensive legal experience. SuperLawyers continues to rate her as a Rising Star in Environmental Law.

Amy is:

  • The President of the Board of the Northeast Organic Farming Association of New Hampshire;
  • Representing the Environment on the Residential Ratepayers Advisory Board as an appointee of the New Hampshire Senate President; and
  • Representing victims of domestic violence pro bono as part of the N.H. Bar Association DOVE program.

Previously, Amy served as an appointee of Governor Lynch on the New Hampshire Water Sustainability Commission, and for over two years on the legislative (HB1295) Stormwater Commission, representing the New Hampshire Business and Industry Association. The BIA honored her with an Above and Beyond Award for her service. Amy served on the Bike Pedestrian Technical Advisory Committee.

She is sought after statewide to deliver dynamic presentations and trainings on various land-use and environmental topics, including constitutional bounds of takings and exactions, conservation easements with options to purchase at agricultural value, and more.

Amy earned her Master’s in Environmental Law and her Juris Doctor degrees from Vermont Law School; and her B.S. in Environmental Conservation, her B.A. in Spanish, and a minor in Biology from the University of New Hampshire, where she is now a Distinguished Alumna and an active mentor through the Pathways Alumni/Student Mentoring Program.

She makes her home in Pembroke, NH, along with her husband, two children, and rescued boxer dog. She enjoys family time, local food, gardening, edible landscapes, hiking, biking, cooking, and travel.