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Verrill Signs Pledge in Support of Advancing Diversity & Inclusion in Connecticut Legal Community
Verrill, March 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

(March 10, 2020) – Verrill has officially joined the Connecticut Bar Association in its ongoing commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion in the region’s legal community by signing “The Connecticut Legal Community’s Diversity & Inclusion Pledge...

Verrill Welcomes Trial Attorney Daniel Dwyer
Verrill, February 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

(February 27, 2020) – Verrill is pleased to welcome trial attorney Daniel Dwyer to the firm’s Boston office. Dwyer has 25 years of litigation experience and concentrates his practice in business disputes...

Tech traps for companies: What employers need to know
Verrill, February 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

New technologies continue to invade the workplace, from biometrics to artificial intelligence. With the benefits come legal concerns for employers. In the latest issue of Mainebiz, employment and labor attorneys Tawny Alvarez and Rob Brooks discuss the legal liability collecting large amounts of data brings...

Verrill Again Honored for Commitment to Pro Bono Service
Verrill, February 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

(February 19, 2020) – Verrill is honored to receive the 2020 Maine Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) Firm Pro Bono Achievement Award, presented by VLP during the Maine State Bar Association Annual Business Meeting & Awards Luncheon on January 30. “The Honorable Howard H. Dana Jr...

Verrill-law.com Earns Gold in the 2020 AVA Digital Awards Competition
Verrill, February 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

(February 18, 2020) – Verrill is pleased to announce its website, verrill-law.com, has been recognized by the AVA Digital Awards as a Gold Winner in its 2020 awards competition...

Westport's Move Mentioned by Westfair Online
Verrill, February 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

In early February of 2020, our Westport, Connecticut office relocated to 355 Riverside Avenue. The move received attention from Westfair Online and mentioned our focus on future and function...

Verrill’s New Connecticut Office Focuses on Future and Function
Verrill, February 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

(February 4, 2020) – Verrill is pleased to announce its new Connecticut location, at 355 Riverside Avenue, Westport, which offers more space for collaboration and client meetings, while remaining centrally located in the southwest Connecticut corridor...

Verrill's Health Care Group has "Grown Like a Weed" and Includes New Attorney Michael Fee
Verrill, January 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

Bloomberg Law published an article, "Latham Partner Joins Verrill to Lead Life Sciences Defense Team," speaking of new health care attorney Michael Fee. The article highlights Michael's experience and discusses his move to Verrill. Michael commented on the Health Care & Life Sciences Group at Verrill saying, "The group has grown like a weed...

Prominent Attorneys Join Verrill’s Family Law Practice
Verrill, January 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

(January 23, 2020) – Verrill is pleased to welcome attorneys Nancy O’Donnell and David Friedman to the firm’s Boston office as the newest members of its Family Law Group. The addition of O’Donnell and Friedman, as well as Hannah Zukoff, who

Michael K. Fee to Lead Verrill’s Health Care and Life Sciences Defense Practice
Verrill, January 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

(January 22, 2020) – Verrill is pleased to welcome Michael K. Fee to the firm’s Boston office as a Partner in its nationally recognized Health Care & Life Sciences Group and as the leader of Verrill’s health care and life sciences defense practice...

Verrill Elects Four New Partners
Verrill, January 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

(January 22, 2020) – Verrill is pleased to announce that four of the firm’s attorneys have been elected to partner: Kristin Doeberl, Kelly Donahue, Christopher Lockman, and Mathew Todaro...

Foresight is 2020, Full-Day Conference to Explore the Future of HR
Verrill, January 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

Maine Department of Labor Commissioner Featured Event Speaker (January 16, 2020) – The new year brings new changes for employers – Verrill will examine recent legal developments in labor and employment law and discuss what is on the horizon for 2020 during the firm’s Annual Employment Law Update...

Verrill Welcomes Attorney Hannah Zukoff
Verrill, January 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

(January 8, 2019) – Verrill is pleased to welcome attorney Hannah Zukoff to the firm’s Boston office as a member of the Family Law Group. Zukoff represents clients in divorce, custody, guardianship, modification, contempt, and restraining order hearings...

Verrill Recognized by Clients for Superior Client Service for Sixth Consecutive Year in BTI Rankings
Verrill, December 2019
Maine, United States of Ame

(December 19, 2019) – Verrill has been recognized by its clients for providing superior client service, including as a standout in both investing in client relationships and in client-facing communication, in the new BTI Client Service A-Team 2020 report. “Providing our clients with superior service has always been a top priority at Verrill,” said K.C...

Verrill Welcomes Health Care Attorney Sarah V. Ferranti
Verrill, December 2019
Maine, United States of Ame

(December 12, 2019) – Verrill is pleased to welcome attorney Sarah V. Ferranti to the firm’s nationally recognized Health Care & Life Sciences Group. Ferranti joins Verrill’s Boston office with more than 11 years of experience as a health care and life sciences attorney...

39 Verrill Attorneys Named 2019 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
Verrill, December 2019
Maine, United States of Ame

Verrill Attorney Karen Frink Wolf Again Named One of New England’s Top 100 Attorneys and Top 50 Women Attorneys (December 11, 2019) – The 2019 edition of New England Super Lawyers and Rising Stars© has recognized a total of 39 Verrill attorneys for excellence in their individual areas of practice...

Maine law firms, school team up to 'move the needle' on diversity
Verrill, December 2019
Maine, United States of Ame

In an effort to 'move the needle' on diversity in Maine's legal profession, Verrill, and two of the state's other largest law firms, have joined forces with the University of Maine School of Law to launch the Maine Diversity Summer Associate Program. K.C...

Maine’s Largest Law Firms Join Forces with Maine Law to Launch Groundbreaking Legal Diversity Initiative
Verrill, December 2019
Maine, United States of Ame

As part of their shared commitment to diversity and inclusion, three of Maine’s largest law firms, Bernstein Shur, Pierce Atwood, and Verrill, have joined forces with the University of Maine School of Law (Maine Law) t

Verrill Attorney Elected Secretary of National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network Executive Board
Verrill, November 2019
Maine, United States of Ame

(November 13, 2019) – Verrill attorney Elizabeth Connellan Smith was recently elected secretary of the National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network (NWCDN). Smith has been a member of the NWCDN since 2006, and was first elected to the Executive Board in 2018...

Verrill Welcomes Patent Attorney Dean Phelps
Verrill, November 2019
Maine, United States of Ame

(November 13, 2019) – Verrill is pleased to welcome patent attorney Dean Phelps to the firm’s Boston office. Dean is the fifth patent attorney to join Verrill in the past nine months as the firm continues to expand its intellectual property practice and build the firm’s presence in Boston...

HR Power Hour welcomes Tawny Alvarez as co-host
Verrill, November 2019
Maine, United States of Ame

Alvarez brings fresh perspective to top human resource industry radio show (November 1, 2019) – David Ciullo, host and founder of HR Power Hour, is pleased to welcome Tawny Alvarez, partner in Verrill’s Employment & Labor Group, as co-host. The HR Power Hour radio show airs every Saturday from 10-11am (EST) on News Talk WLOB, 1310 AM, 100...

Verrill Trial Attorneys Again Recognized as “Local Litigation Stars” by Benchmark Litigation
Verrill, October 2019
Maine, United States of Ame

(October 30, 2019) – Eight Verrill attorneys have once again been recognized for their litigation skills in Benchmark Litigation’s 2020 edition. In addition to the firm’s eight individual rankings, both Karen Frink Wolf and Martha C...

Verrill Welcomes Attorney Danielle Starr
Verrill, October 2019
Maine, United States of Ame

(October 23, 2019) – Verrill is pleased to welcome attorney Danielle Starr to the firm’s Portland office. As a member of both Verrill’s Real Estate Group and Private Clients Group, Starr focuses her practice on all aspects of residential and commercial transactions, estate planning, estate administration, and prenuptial agreements...

Portland Chamber Disputes Portland Mayor's Proposal at Mayoral Debate
Verrill, October 2019
Maine, United States of Ame

After the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce's Portland Mayoral Debate on October 10, the Portland Press Herald published an article, "Business Group Accuses Portland Mayor of Misleading Supporters by Saying He Was 'Heckled,'" where Chamber President and Verrill attorney Jim Cohen was quoted in response to Mayor Ethan Strimling's $15-an-hour minimum wage pr

Advice from Women Leaders of Verrill
Verrill, October 2019
United States of America

The Massachusetts Brewers Guild continues to take steps to create gender equality within its community and since Verrill has similar initiatives, MBG decided to highlight some of our women in leadership in its article, "Pint of Change: Women Tap Into Leadership Roles In Male Dominated Industries...

Verrill Welcomes Litigator Travis Waller
Verrill, October 2019
United States of America

(October 15, 2019) – Verrill is pleased to welcome attorney Travis Waller to the firm’s Westport office. Waller has experience in a wide range of complex commercial disputes in addition to construction litigation...

Chamber President Gives Insight on Mayoral Debate Claims
Verrill, October 2019
Maine, United States of Ame

On October 10, 2019, government and public relations attorney Jim Cohen hosted the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce's Eggs & Issues: Portland Mayoral Debate and was later quoted in a Portland Press Herald article, "Portland Mayor Tells

Pipeline Expansion, Safety Focus of October 3rd Natural Gas Conference
Verrill, October 2019
United States of America

Keynote Speakers Include Maine Public Utilities Commission Chair Philip L. Bartlett and University of Maine’s David Dvorak (October 1, 2019) – Verrill and Pierce Atwood will host the seventh annual full-day Maine Natural Gas Conference on Thursday, October 3 at The Woodlands Club in Falmouth, Maine...

Verrill Trial Lawyers Again Ranked Among the Nation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation
Verrill, September 2019
United States of America

(September 30, 2019) –Verrill attorneys Martha C. Gaythwaite and Karen Frink Wolf were once again named two of the nation’s “Top 250 Women in Litigation” by Benchmark Litigation...

Verrill Welcomes Employment Law Attorney Scott Connolly
Verrill, September 2019
United States of America

(September 30, 2019) – Verrill is pleased to welcome employment law attorney Scott Connolly to the firm’s Boston office...

Verrill Adds to Growing Intellectual Property Practice
Verrill, September 2019
United States of America

(September 11) – Verrill is pleased to welcome patent attorneys Lin Hymel and Beverly Hjorth to the firm’s Boston office...

61 Verrill Attorneys Honored as Best Lawyers, 12 as Lawyers of the Year
Verrill, September 2019
United States of America

(September 3, 2019) – More than 60 Verrill attorneys were once again recognized as “Best Lawyers” by Best Lawyers® 2020...

Verrill Attorney Roosevelt Sought for Comment on Major Health Merger
Verrill, August 2019
United States of America

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Tufts Health Plan signed an agreement to merge, bringing together Massachusetts' second and third largest insurers and creating a huge rival for Blue Cross Blue Shield...

Same Values, New Look: Verrill Dana Announces New Brand and Website
Verrill, August 2019
United States of America

(August 20, 2019) – Verrill Dana, LLP is pleased to announce the launch of the firm’s new website, verrill-law.com, in tandem with a rebrand which includes a new logo. The firm will now go by Verrill. “With more than 150 years of history, it’s important to evolve,” explained Verrill Managing Partner, K.C. Jones...

Verrill Attorney Roosevelt Sought for Comment on Major Health Merger
Verrill, August 2019
United States of America

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Tufts Health Plan signed an agreement to merge, bringing together Massachusetts' second and third largest insurers and creating a huge rival for Blue Cross Blue Shield...

Verrill Ranked A Top Law Firm for Women by The National Law Journal for Third Consecutive Year
Verrill, July 2019
United States of America

(July 30, 2019) – After the recent recognition from Law360 as one of the top law firms in the country for female partners, Verrill Dana has again been recognized as one of the top law firms in the country for gender equality by The National Law Journal in the 2019 “

Glass Ceiling Smashed Again: Verrill Remains A Top Law Firm for Women
Verrill, July 2019
United States of America

(July 22, 2019) – Once again, Verrill Dana has been recognized as one of the top law firms in the country for female partners in Law360’s annual Glass Ceiling report. Verrill Dana is ranked ninth in the country for its percentage of female equity partners, among firms of similar size. Overall, women make up nearly 39% of partners at Verrill Dana...

Verrill Dana Once Again Recognized for Wide-Ranging Private Wealth Law Practice in Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide
Verrill, July 2019
United States of America

(July 19, 2019) – Verrill Dana attorneys Michael Fay, Kurt Klebe, Mary McQuillen, and Jacqueline Rider were recognized in the Chambers High Net Worth 2019 Guide, Chambers and Partners’ fourth edition of the publication specifically aimed at the international private wealth market...

Verrill Dana’s Litigation & Trial Group Achieves Highest Distinction in Maine
Verrill, July 2019
United States of America

(July 12, 2019) – Verrill Dana has been distinguished as a leading firm in Maine in the field of Litigation: General Commercial by London-based Chambers & Partners (Chambers), one of the world’s most respected legal research and publishing firms...

Verrill Dana Attorney Elected Chair of Connecticut Bar Association Litigation Section
Verrill, July 2019
United States of America

(July 11, 2019) – Verrill Dana litigator Andrew Nevas has been elected Chair of the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA) Litigation Section, effective July 1, 2019...

Maine's Parental Comp Benefits
Verrill, July 2019
United States of America

Early this month, Business Insurance published an article, authored by Louise Esola, entitled "Expansion of Parental Comp Benefits in Maine Unlikely to Spread...

Verrill Dana Welcomes Trust and Estates Attorney Katherine Galloway
Verrill, June 2019
United States of America

(June 20, 2019) – Verrill Dana is pleased to welcome attorney Katherine (Kate) Galloway to the firm’s Boston office...

Verrill Dana Welcomes Trusts and Estates Attorney Katherine Galloway
Verrill, June 2019
United States of America

(June 20, 2019) – Verrill Dana is pleased to welcome attorney Katherine (Kate) Galloway to the firm’s Boston office...

Verrill Dana Welcomes Patent Litigator Benjamin Stern
Verrill, May 2019
United States of America

(May 28, 2019) – Verrill Dana is pleased to welcome intellectual property and litigation attorney Benjamin Stern to the firm’s Boston office...

MassHealth Continues to Recoup Medicaid Funds
Verrill, May 2019
United States of America

MassHealth's plans to recoup Medicaid funds on behalf of patients has been worked on for 18 years, but has been denied yet again. A judge weighing in on the Massachusetts Division of Medical Assistance asserts that the division has yet to do something since the Supreme Judicial Court ruling in 2003...

Maine Coastline Owners Protected From Commercial Seaweed Harvesting
Verrill, May 2019
United States of America

On May 16, 2019, the Island Institute published an article, "Seaweed Ruling Hinged on Property Rights, Definition of Plant." The article discusses the court ruling that owners of Maine's coastline are protected from unauthorized commercial seaweed harvesting within the intertidal zone of their shorefront property. It states that the Maine high court's decision to the U.S...

40 Verrill Dana Attorneys, Across Four Offices, Recognized in 2019 Chambers & Partners Guide
Verrill, May 2019
United States of America

(May 14, 2019) – Verrill Dana has been rated as a Leading Firm in seven main categories and five subcategories as evaluated by London-based Chambers & Partners, one of the world’s most respected legal research and publishing firms...

Verrill Dana Partner Geoffrey Why Named One of 50 Most Influential Attorneys of Color in Greater Boston
Verrill, May 2019
United States of America

(May 13, 2019) – Verrill Dana Partner Geoffrey Why was recently honored as one of the 50 Most Influential Attorneys of Color in Greater Boston by Get Konnected! (GK50 Attorneys)...

Verrill Voices: Interviews with the 2019 Mainebiz Business Leaders of the Year
Verrill, April 2019
United States of America

Each year, Mainebiz recognizes the business leaders in Maine whose vision is making a difference in their companies, for their employees and customers, and in their communities...

Successful Whistleblower FCA Suit Against Adult Diaper Co.
Verrill, April 2019
United States of America

On April 12, 2019, an adult diaper corporation, Coloplast Corp., was subjected to pay just over $760,000 for retaliating against a worker after she and others filed a whistleblower suit against the company and distributors...

 

 


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