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Verrill Dana, LLP

Verrill Dana, LLP  

Legal Services | Maine, USA

www.verrilldana.com
tel: +207 774 4000 | fax: +207 774 7499
One Portland Square | Portland | Maine | 04101 | USA


Verrill Dana, LLP's Overview

Verrill Dana, LLP is one of the pre-eminent law firms in New England, widely known for delivering high quality legal services in an efficient and responsive manner. Verrill Dana provides sophisticated legal representation to businesses and individuals in all traditional areas of practice, including business law, litigation, real estate, labor and employment law, and estate planning. The firm also advises a wide variety of specialized practice areas, such as health care and health technology, immigration and global migration, employee benefits and executive compensation, intellectual property, energy, timberlands, and environmental law. Verrill Dana's high degree of specialization enables its lawyers to handle most complex legal issues in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Through scalable staffing, thoughtful communication and skillful project management, the firm helps individuals and businesses achieve their goals in a manner that suits their unique needs and preferred work methods. In addition, unlike many law firms, Verrill Dana has embraced a "Total Quality" approach to delivering services to our clients and is committed to continuous quality improvement. Verrill Dana's enduring commitment to quality client service is matched by its commitment to community service, through both the personal service of its lawyers in numerous community organizations and the firm's prominent charitable giving program, as well as its support for an inclusive array of pro bono legal services.

Verrill Dana's Boston office provides its business, institutional, and individual clients with sophisticated legal services and the personal attention and sense of value that have been hallmarks of Verrill Dana since 1862. The firm’s Massachusetts attorneys combine innovative problem-solving and advocacy with efficient and effective management of their clients’ matters in Boston, throughout the United States and abroad. The Boston attorneys work closely with colleagues in the firm’s four other offices, implementing a firm-wide commitment to excellence and the application of creative legal strategies to meet the needs of their clients.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1862
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 5
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 116

Notable

Areas of Practice
  • Academic & Clinical Research
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights
  • Biopharma & Medical Device
  • Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries
  • Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Business & Corporate
  • Catastrophic Personal Injury
  • Commercial Lending
  • Construction
  • Criminal Defense, White Collar & Government Enforcement
  • Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Family Law
  • Fashion & Design Law
  • Franchise & Dealership
  • Government & Public Relations
  • Health Care
  • Health Care Litigation
  • Health Care Reform Response Team
  • Health Technology
  • Higher Education
  • Hospitality
  • Immigration & Global Migration
  • Insurance Coverage & Litigation
  • Intellectual Property & Technology
  • International Trade & Transactions
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation & Trial
  • Maritime
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Nonprofit & Tax-Exempt Organizations
  • North Atlantic & Arctic
  • Private Clients & Fiduciary Services
  • Private Funds & Advisors
  • Probate Litigation
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Promotion Law
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Securities Law
  • Small Business Counsel Program
  • Sports
  • Tax
  • Telecommunications
  • Timberlands, Agriculture & Conservation
  • Water & Wastewater Utilities
Professionals

Partners

Associates

Of Counsel

Other

Kenneth Doran

Kenneth C. DoranTrust Officer

James Goggin

James G. GogginSenior Counsel


Gretchen Johnson

Gretchen A. JohnsonDirector of Marketing

Patricia Miller

Patricia L. MillerEstate Administrator

Rachel Anastas

Rachel AnastasMarketing Assistant


Articles

A New Hurdle in Prop. 65 Compliance: Inter-Supply Chain Information Requests
Verrill Dana, LLP, August 2018

Most industry professionals are aware that a revised set of California Proposition 65 or “Prop. 65” regulations will take effect at the end of the month on August 30, 2018.  Prop. 65 is a so-called right-to-know statute that, among other things, requires manufacturers and retailers to provide any California consumer with a “clear and reasonable” warning prior to exposure to a chemical identified on a list developed and maintained by a California agency.  The revised Prop. 65 regulations pertain to the standard for providing consumers a “clear and reasonable” warning...

Mayor McCheese Catches the Hamburglar (A Look at the Instant Win Games Scams)
Verrill Dana, LLP, August 2018

You’re offered a $1 million game piece for $40,000 dollars. What do you do? As you might expect, this may be an offer you can’t refuse. A recent and very comprehensive article in the Daily Beast, provides an in-depth look at how the history of McDonald’s Monopoly Game has involved McStings, mobsters and molls...

All articles submitted by Verrill Dana, LLP

Press

Verrill Dana Partner One of First in Maine Named to Arctic Economic Council Working Group
Verrill Dana, LLP, May 2018

(May 18, 2018) – Verrill Dana maritime attorney Benjamin Ford has been selected to join the Arctic Economic Council (AEC) Maritime Transportation Working Group. Ford was nominated by The Maine North Atlantic Development Office (MENADO), the first AEC member from the United States’ lower 48, due to his breadth of experience in both maritime and Arctic law. “Maine’s participation brings 100 years of maritime knowledge and experience to the table,” explained Ford, “I am eager for the important role we will play in working to provide safe and sustainable transportation and logistics throughout the Arctic...

Verrill Dana Attorney James Goggin Recognized for Superior Client Service
Verrill Dana, LLP, May 2018

(May 17, 2018) – Verrill Dana Intellectual Property litigation attorney James G. Goggin has been recognized for his superior client service in BTI Client Service All-Stars 2018. Goggin was one of fewer than 330 individual attorneys from 149 law firms nationwide to be identified by corporate counsel as a “Client Service All-Star.” Attorneys are ranked according to six traits, which include superior client focus, client experience, legal skills, unmatched business understanding, outsized value, and innovative thought leadership...

All press submitted by Verrill Dana, LLP

Blogs

Banking Law Update
Verrill Dana, LLP 

Welcome to the blog of Verrill Dana’s Banking & Financial Services Group. Our Group uses this space to post timely updates and commentary on developments in law affecting banks and financial institutions. We intend this blog to serve as a resource for financial institutions and others interested...

Benefits Law Update
Verrill Dana, LLP 

Welcome to the Verrill Dana Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group blog. Members of the Group use this space to provide timely updates and commentary on developments in law affecting employee benefit plans and executive compensation arrangements. We intend this blog to serve as a...

Endpoints
Verrill Dana, LLP 

Research law is what Verrill Dana's Academic and Clinical Research Group does, and this blog is where the Group shares its musings and breaking news alerts in the research arena. If your days involve digesting and implementing the complex regulatory framework that governs the conduct of research,...

Energy Law Update
Verrill Dana, LLP 

Energy Law Update is a source of news and analysis relevant to the world of energy law: major court and regulatory orders, event announcements, breaking news in the world of renewable energy, and novel legal issues. The blog is edited by Katie Gray and Nora Healy, and features contributions from...

Law of the Land (and air and water)
Verrill Dana, LLP 

If the legal issue involves land, air, water, waste, wind, wildlife, trees, or anything else in the natural world, the attorneys in Verrill Dana’s Environmental Law Group have it covered. Seasoned by decades of experience, our legal team recognizes that one of the few constants in our field is...

Lawyers on Tap
Verrill Dana, LLP 

The attorneys of Verrill Dana’s Breweries, Distilleries & Wineries Group are here to help your business navigate the complex world of craft beverage production. Our attorneys have the experience necessary to tackle the legal issues and allow you and your company to focus on doing what it does best,...

Taking Care of HR Business
Verrill Dana, LLP 

In the words of Bob Dylan: "the times they are a-changin." For anyone who deals with labor and employment issues in the workplace, Dylan's words are particularly true. Human resource professionals, supervisors, and company executives face a constantly changing and evolving legal landscape. ...

You Might Be a Winner
Verrill Dana, LLP 

Promotion marketing law covers many different topics, such as sweepstakes, contests, games, giveaways and coupons. It also includes cause marketing, an area that has proliferated in recent years, which includes commercial co-ventures, flat donations and sponsorships designed to raise money for...

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