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Verrill Dana, LLP

John P. Giffune

John P. Giffune

Partner

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

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John P. Giffune is a trial attorney and counselor serving the legal needs of the construction industry. His clients, including contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, material suppliers, developers, as well as both public and private project owners, have come to rely on his efficient, common sense and results oriented approach to solving their legal problems.

Since his admission to the bar in 1997, John has litigated, arbitrated and mediated construction disputes in the state and federal courts of Maine, Massachusetts and beyond. John has defended and prosecuted a variety of construction disputes including force majeure, changed conditions, construction defect, collapse and delay claims. He also has extensive experience counseling public and private project owners, contractors and design professionals in the area of design and construction services procurement including bid protests, and drafting and negotiation of design and construction contracts.

Outside the construction area, John represents businesses and individuals in connection with a variety of complex commercial disputes including enforcement of security agreements, insurance coverage issues, Uniform Commercial Code matters and commercial foreclosures.

Bar Admissions

Maine, 1997
Massachusetts, 1997
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, 1999
U.S. Court of Appeals (First Circuit), 1999

Education

University of Maine School of Law (J.D., 1997)
Syracuse University (B.S.M.E., 1994)
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® under Construction Law and Litigation - Construction
Selected by peers for inclusion in New England Rising Stars® under Construction Litigation, Construction/Surety and General Litigation

Professional Associations

    Cumberland County Bar Association, President

Seminars

Do You Really Want to Sign That Contract? - November 16, 2011

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