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Andrew Lechner

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Practice Areas

  • Land Use & Environmental Permitting & Appeals
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Business Transactions


Andrew, a Hampstead, NH native, joined the firm in 2022 as an associate. His practice primarily involves representing developers, businesses and individuals in land use permitting and appeals. Prior to joining Johnson & Borenstein, he was an associate in Vermont where he similarly assisted developers and individuals with local and state land use permitting under Vermont’s comprehensive Act 250 program. In law school, Andrew clerked with the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources and the Environmental Advocacy Clinic, and was a member of the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law.


  • Vermont Law School, South Royalton, Vermont
    • J.D. – 2021
    • Honors: cum laude
    •  Master of Environmental Law and Policy
    •  Honors: With Distinction
  • Saint Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire
    • B.A. – 2018
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Criminal Justice
    • Minor: Philosophy

Bar Admission

  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • Vermont

Professional Associations

  • Real Estate Bar Association
  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Vermont Bar Association