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Verrill Dana, LLP

A. Robert Ruesch

A. Robert Ruesch


Verrill Dana, LLP
Maine, U.S.A.

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Robert Ruesch is Chair of the firm's Litigation & Trial Department and Co-Chair of the Construction Law Group. Rob maintains an active practice in state and federal courts in Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Rob has particular skill in complex contract, business, environmental and insurance disputes. Rob also focuses on construction, design and surety law where he counsels his clients through all aspects of the construction process, including contract negotiation, procurement, bid protests, claims management and avoidance as well as dispute resolution. Rob's practice also includes personal injury and premises liability disputes.

Rob excels at presenting complex claims and defenses in mediation, arbitration and court. He has achieved significant victories for his clients in each forum (details regarding Rob's cases can be seen on his Experience page). Rob has also mediated and arbitrated in numerous contract, real estate and construction disputes. In addition to his accomplishments in the area of claims and disputes, Rob's construction practice also focuses on helping our clients avoid claims through effective contract strategies, risk allocation and negotiation. Rob's recent projects can be viewed on his Experience page.

Bar Admissions

Maine, 1990
Massachusetts, 1990
Virgin Islands, 1994
New Hampshire, 2006
U.S. District Court for the District of Maine, 1990
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 1991
U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire, 2006


University of Maine School of Law (J.D., 1990)
University of Massachusetts, Amherst (B.A., 1986), cum laude
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2012 Portland, Maine Litigation - Construction Lawyer of the Year
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® under Construction Law and Litigation - Construction
Selected by peers for inclusion in New England Super Lawyers® under Construction Litigation Law

Professional Associations

  • Maine State and Cumberland County Bar Associations
  • Construction Financial Management Association
  • Associated Constructors of Maine
  • American Bar Association Forum on Construction Industry, Fidelity and Surety Law Practice Section


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