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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...

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...

Verrill Dana Partner One of First in Maine Named to Arctic Economic Council Working Group
Verrill Dana, LLP, May 2018
Maine, United States of America

(May 18, 2018) – Verrill Dana maritime attorney Benjamin Ford has been selected to join the Arctic Economic Council (AEC) Maritime Transportation Working Group. Ford was nominated by The Maine North Atlantic Development Office (MENADO), the first AEC member from the United States’ lower 48, due to his breadth of experience in both maritime and Arctic law...

Verrill Dana Attorney James Goggin Recognized for Superior Client Service
Verrill Dana, LLP, May 2018
Maine, United States of America

(May 17, 2018) – Verrill Dana Intellectual Property litigation attorney James G. Goggin has been recognized for his superior client service in BTI Client Service All-Stars 2018. Goggin was one of fewer than 330 individual attorneys from 149 law firms nationwide to be identified by corporate counsel as a “Client Service All-Star...

Verrill Dana Welcomes Corporate Transaction Attorney Christina Castedo
Verrill Dana, LLP, April 2018
Massachusetts, United States of America

(April 30, 2018) – Verrill Dana is pleased to welcome corporate transaction attorney Christina Castedo to the firm’s Boston office. Castedo’s practice focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments, securities offerings and the negotiation of commercial agreements...

A Growing Relationship Between Québec’s & New England’s Marine Technology Communities
Verrill Dana, LLP, April 2018
Maine, United States of America

Memo of Understanding Signed by Technopole Maritime du Québec and Marine & Oceanographic Technology Network (April 3, 2018) – Last month, on March 12, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Technopole Maritime du Québec (TMQ) and the Marine & Oceanographic Technology Network (MOTN) at a special ceremony and reception...

Verrill Dana Attorneys “Recommended” for Litigation; Two Listed among Nation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation
Verrill Dana, LLP, February 2018
Maine, United States of America

(February 26, 2018) – Eight Verrill Dana attorneys have been recognized for their skill as litigators in Benchmark Litigation’s 2018 edition. In addition to Verrill Dana’s eight rankings, both Karen Frink Wolf and Martha C. Gaythwaite were again named to the national list of “Top 250 Women in Litigation...

Verrill Dana Attorney Elizabeth Connellan Smith Co-Authors Maine Chapter of Workers’ Compensation Emerging Issues Analysis
Verrill Dana, LLP, February 2018
Maine, United States of America

(February 22, 2018) – Verrill Dana attorney Elizabeth Connellan Smith has co-authored the Maine chapter in the new LexisNexis publication, “Workers’ Compensation Emerging Issues Analysis.” The book serves as a reference guide for emerging trends and issues in workers’ compensation law across the country...

Verrill Dana Welcomes Patent Attorney Robert Hover
Verrill Dana, LLP, January 2018
Maine, United States of America

(January 29, 2018) – Verrill Dana is pleased to welcome patent attorney Robert Hover to the firm’s Boston office. Through his intellectual property and information technology practice, Mr...

Verrill Dana Elects Six New Partners
Verrill Dana, LLP, January 2018
Maine, United States of America

(January 23, 2018) – Verrill Dana is pleased to announce that six of the firm’s attorneys have been elected to partner, including Tawny Alvarez, Emily Chi Fogler, Benjamin Ford, Nate Hull, Misti Munster and Taylor Neff...

Verrill Dana Attorney Andrew Nevas Elected to Become a James W. Cooper Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation
Verrill Dana, LLP, January 2018
Connecticut, United States of America

(January 8, 2018) – Verrill Dana attorney Andrew Nevas has been elected to become a James W. Cooper Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation, a non-profit organization that works to ensure equal access to legal services for all, regardless of power or resources...

Clients Recognize Verrill Dana as Unparalleled Leader in Client Service
Verrill Dana, LLP, December 2017
Maine, United States of America

(December 11, 2017) – Verrill Dana has been recognized as a client service leader in the brand new BTI Client Service A-Team 2018. The only law firm ranking based solely on direct, unprompted feedback from corporate counsel, BTI Client Service A-Team 2018 assesses how law firms compare in client service delivery...

Full-Day Conference to Address Labor & Employment Changes from the New Administration
Verrill Dana, LLP, December 2017
Maine, United States of America

(December 7, 2017) – The first year of the Trump administration has brought significant changes – many of which directly affect employers. On Thursday, January 25, Verrill Dana will host a full-day Annual Employment Law Update at The Westin Harborview Hotel to explore these changes and how to address them...

Verrill Dana Ranked Nationally for Health Care by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers
Verrill Dana, LLP, November 2017
Maine, United States of America

(November 16, 2017) – Verrill Dana ranked nationally for its Health Care practice (Tier 2) and in 55 practice areas based on geography by the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. The U.S...

48 Verrill Dana Attorneys Named 2017 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
Verrill Dana, LLP, November 2017
Maine, United States of America

(November 6, 2017) – The 2017 edition of New England Super Lawyers and Rising Stars© has recognized a total of 48 Verrill Dana attorneys for excellence in their individual areas of practice. Karen Frink Wolf was once again included in the Top 100 New England Super Lawyers and also listed in the Top 50 Women this year...

Verrill Dana Recognizes Robert Laplaca for His Public Service with Firm’s Annual Roger A. Putnam Community Service Award
Verrill Dana, LLP, October 2017
Maine, United States of America

(October 26, 2017) – Verrill Dana announces attorney Robert Laplaca as the 2017 Roger A. Putnam Community Service Award recipient for his charitable work and, in particular, his role as a firefighter for the Weston (CT) Volunteer Fire Department...

Verrill Dana Welcomes Two New Attorneys
Verrill Dana, LLP, October 2017
Maine, United States of America

(October 25, 2017) – Verrill Dana welcomes attorneys Hale H. Melnick and Alexander N. Porter as associates in the firm’s Portland, Maine office. Both previously served as summer associates at Verrill Dana. Melnick earned his law degree from the Boston College Law School, cum laude, where he served as Articles Editor of the Environmental Affairs Law Review...

Tannaz Saponaro Recognized for Success in Family Law
Verrill Dana, LLP, October 2017
Massachusetts, United States of America

(October 18, 2017) – Verrill Dana partner Tannaz Saponaro has been recognized as a Top Woman of Law by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly 2017 for her professional accomplishments in and commitment to the legal field...

Verrill Dana Welcomes Trial Attorney Kristen Rossetti
Verrill Dana, LLP, October 2017
Connecticut, United States of America

(October 12, 2017) – Verrill Dana is pleased to welcome trial attorney Kristen Rossetti to the firm’s Westport, Connecticut office. Rossetti’s practice focuses on complex commercial litigation matters and family law...

Verrill Dana Welcomes Tax Attorney Jennifer Green
Verrill Dana, LLP, October 2017
Massachusetts, United States of America

(October 3, 2017) – Verrill Dana is pleased to welcome tax attorney Jennifer Green to the firm’s Boston office. Attorney Green’s practice focuses on providing advice and counsel to individuals, corporations, partnerships, nonprofits, and other entities on domestic and international tax issues throughout the various stages of their business development...

Verrill Dana Welcomes Health Care Attorney Rachel Weisblatt
Verrill Dana, LLP, October 2017
Massachusetts, United States of America

(October 3, 2017) – Verrill Dana is pleased to welcome health care attorney Rachel Weisblatt to the firm’s Boston, Massachusetts office. As a member of Verrill Dana’s Health Care Group, Weisblatt’s practice will focus on a wide variety of transactional, regulatory and litigation matters. Previously, Weisblatt worked as an associate in the Public Finance Group of Mintz Levin...

 

 


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