Bernstein, Shur, Sawyer & Nelson, P.A.
Ovide’s expertise encompasses substantial legal territory. He has experience in complex business and litigation transactions, and has also served as an advisor to various non-profit and charitable institutions. From representing 350 manufactured housing owners both in litigation and in a complex real estate transaction in order to enable them to purchase their community to dissolving and reorganizing a major healthcare merger, Ovide brings strategic, creative and practical solutions to complex matters.
Ovide served as outside general to Catholic Medical Center, a 350 bed community hospital, in Manchester, NH from 1998 through 2013. His work for the hospital and the CMC Healthcare System began when he represented CMC in disaffiliating it from a merger with Elliot Hospital and reestablishing CMC as an independent community-based Catholic hospital system. Ovide also represented Franklin Regional Hospital in a merger with Lakes Region General Hospital to form LRGH in 2001 and co-authored a law review article regarding the merger. In addition to representing hospitals, Ovide has served as counsel to a number of healthcare facilities and providers.
Ovide is also passionate about his home state of New Hampshire, winning the Republican nomination for governor in 1996, and again in 2012. Coupling this unique insight in politics as well as business, Ovide is a powerhouse in the legal community. His practice primarily focuses on complex business transactions including commercial litigation as well as providing corporate counsel to a diverse array of commercial, charitable non-profit and institutional clients.