Anthony M. Calcagni

Anthony M. Calcagni

Partner

Expertise

  • Energy
  • Real Estate
  • Real Estate Title Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

Real Estate
Co-Chair
WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group
Member

Verrill
Maine, U.S.A.

Profile

Tony's real estate work focuses on acquisitions, development, and leasing of commercial property, easements and title matters, zoning and land use, and community associations.

Tony has represented wind and solar power developers, water districts, telecommunications companies, and electric and gas companies on real estate matters both routine and complex. He has served as the Chair of Verrill's Real Estate Department since 2010.

Recent projects include serving as lead real estate counsel on:

  • The Kibby Wind (132 MW), Stetson Wind I (57 MW), Stetson Wind II (26 MW), Rollins Wind (60 MW), Bull Hill Wind (34 MW), Hancock Wind (51 MW), and Weaver Wind (73 MW) power projects
  • A natural gas expansion project involving five new compressor stations
  • An 85-mile 345 kV electric transmission line

Tony's work on these projects has included negotiating numerous easement and lease agreements, resolving a variety of title problems and disputes, working with state agencies and local officials, and arranging for project financings.

Tony has participated in a number of speaking engagements on the law of easements. He served as chair of the Maine State Bar Association's Real Estate and Title Section from 2016 to 2018, and is an agent for the First American Title Insurance Company.

True to his New England roots, Tony is an avid Boston Bruins and Boston Red Sox fan. He also enjoys hiking and downhill skiing with his family.

Bar Admissions

  • Maine

Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maine

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania Law School  (J.D., cum laude)
    • Editor, University of Pennsylvania Law Review (1993-1994)
  • Washington University in St. Louis  (B.S., magna cum laude)
Areas of Practice

Energy | Real Estate | Real Estate Litigation | Real Estate Title Litigation | Solar | Water & Wastewater Utilities

Professional Career

Professional Associations

  • Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers



Professional Activities and Experience

Accolades
  • Recognized in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business under Real Estate
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Real Estate Law in Portland, Maine
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in New England Super Lawyers© under Real Estate

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Blogs

Energy Law Update
Verrill 

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 

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...