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Verrill

Verrill  

Legal Services | Rhode Island, USA

www.verrill-law.com
tel: 401 519 3893 | fax: 401 519 3606
10 Dorrance Street | Providence | Rhode Island | 02903 | USA


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Verrill's Overview

Verrill 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 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'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 has embraced a "Total Quality" approach to delivering services to our clients and is committed to continuous quality improvement. Verrill'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'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 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.

  • Lawyers Worldwide: 150

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Areas of Practice
  • 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
  • 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
  • Water & Wastewater Utilities
Articles

House Democrats Propose Estate and Gift Tax Law Changes: Important Estate Planning Implications
Verrill, September 2021

Please note: this alert was updated on September 30, 2021. What you need to know: On September 13, 2021, the House Ways and Means Committee released its proposed tax plan to fund President Biden’s $3.5 trillion “Build Back Better” social and economic spending package...

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation 2021 Summer Client Advisory
Verrill, August 2021

Click here to view as a PDF. This Client Advisory summarizes developments in the law governing employee benefit plans prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. We explain what these developments mean for plan sponsors and highlight the need to adopt plan amendments within limited time periods in order to fully implement pandemic-related changes. As plan amendment deadlines approach, plan sponsors should inventory changes made to their employee benefit plans in response to pandemic-related changes in law. We also highlight a few key non-pandemic-related developments and upcoming plan amendment and administrative deadlines...

All articles submitted by Verrill

Press

Jim Cohen Comments on Toxic Local Politics
Verrill, October 2021

On Monday, October 11, 2021, The Portland Press Herald released “Toxic Politics Taking Its Toll on Portland’s Public Servants,” an article discussing the polarization in Portland politics and the tension building in the weeks leading up to the election. Verrill attorney Jim Cohen, a former Mayor of Portland, Maine, recently was asked to comment on the situation at hand. Jim states “We all are responsible for creating an environment where negative campaigning works. We all need to dig deep and reassess whether that’s the healthiest way for our government and society to function.” Read the full article on the Portland Press Herald website...

Verrill Welcomes Experienced Trademark Attorneys to Growing IP Practice
Verrill, October 2021

(October 15, 2021) – Verrill is pleased to welcome trademark attorneys Thomas Dunn and Rebecca Lessard to the firm’s growing Intellectual Property & Technology Group, resident in its Boston and Portland offices respectively. Dunn, Partner, has more than 20 years of experience counseling clients on the selection, screening, prosecution, maintenance, and enforcement of trademarks both domestically and internationally. He has successfully registered hundreds of trademarks for clients in a wide variety of industries, and has successfully litigated numerous trademark disputes both in court and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office...

All press submitted by Verrill

Blogs

Banking Law Update
Verrill 

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 

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...

Lawyers on Tap
Verrill 

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 

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 

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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