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Verrill Welcomes Attorney Nate Menard to Firm's Environmental and Energy Group
Verrill, March 2021
Maine, United States of America

(March 4, 2021) – Verrill is pleased to welcome Nate Menard who will join as an associate attorney in the firm’s environmental and energy law practice. Prior to joining Verrill, Menard served on active duty as a judge advocate and Assistant to the General Counsel in the Army Office of the General Counsel Honors Program...

First Meeting on Climate Equity Panel
Verrill, February 2021
Maine, United States of America

On February 24, the Governor’s Office of Policy Innovation and the Future sent out a press release regarding the panel on climate equity to hold first meeting on February 26. During the meeting, experts from across Maine, the Equity Subcommittee of the Maine Climate Council, will advise and support implementing the state’s four-year climate action plan...

1031 Could be a ‘Thing of the Past’
Verrill, February 2021
Maine, United States of America

On February 22, Mainebiz published an article, “Is 1031 all done? An investment tool, commercial real estate boon faces elimination,” discussing how the 1031 real estate exchange tax benefit allows investors to defer capital gains tax from sales by investing into similar properties...

Eugene Ho Named “Go To Business Lawyer” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly List
Verrill, February 2021
Maine, United States of America

(February 8, 2021) – Verrill attorney Eugene Ho was honored as a “Go To Business Lawyer” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. The inaugural list, which is part of the publication’s new “Massachusetts Go To Lawyers” feature, showcases leaders in the Massachusetts legal community who practice business law...

Verrill Welcomes Health Care Attorney Alicia Siani
Verrill, February 2021
Maine, United States of America

(February 2, 2021) – Verrill is pleased to welcome health care attorney Alicia Siani to the firm’s Boston, Massachusetts office. Siani represents clients in a wide range of regulatory issues, including HIPAA privacy matters, the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute, licensing and certification, and fraud and abuse issues and investigations...

Needed Improvement from the Probate & Family Court
Verrill, January 2021
Maine, United States of America

On January 28, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly published an article, "Frustrated bar seeks Probate & Family Court fixes," discussing the frustrations lawyers are having with the Probate & Family Court; the experiences include unanswered phone calls and filings that go undocketed for too long...

Verizon Wireless Proposes Cell Tower in Otisfield, ME
Verrill, January 2021
Maine, United States of America

Verizon Wireless is seeking approval for a cell tower in Otisfield, Maine. On behalf of Verizon, attorney Scott Anderson filed the town application with Otisfield’s Planning Board in September of 2020...

DOL Missing Participants Guidance Explained Further
Verrill, January 2021
Maine, United States of America

In January, the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) Employee Benefits Security Administration issued guidance on missing retirement plan participants. PLANSPONSOR published an article, "Sponsors Should Understand How to Use DOL Guidance on Missing Participants," describing this guidance and how there are still some unanswered questions...

Verrill Elects Two New Partners
Verrill, January 2021
Maine, United States of America

(January 26, 2021)– Verrill is pleased to announce that two of the firm’s attorneys have been elected to partner, Anya Endsley and Sarah Grandfield, both members of Verrill’s Private Clients & Fiduciary Services Group...

Westport, Connecticut Welcomes a Novel New Bookstore
Verrill, January 2021
Maine, United States of America

The Westport Book Shop just opened downtown of Westport, Connecticut, but does more than just sell used books. The bookstore is a partnership between the Westport Library and Westport Book Sales; the non-profit’s important missions are to raise funds for the library by running its book sales and hire adults with disabilities...

Biden Administration and the Affect on Massachusetts Health Care
Verrill, January 2021
Maine, United States of America

On January 22, Boston Business Journal published an article, "Here's how a Biden administration will affect Mass. health care," explaining local health care experts' high hopes for President Joe Biden's administration and how it will improve the state and Affordable Care Act...

ABA Forum on Construction Law’s COVID-19 Leadership Roundtable Webinar Series
Verrill, January 2021
Maine, United States of America

On January 20, Engineering News-Record published an article, "Frank Giunta: Developed Free Webinars to Discuss Ramifications of COVID-19 on the Industry," discussing the ABA Forum on Construction Law’s COVID-19 Leadership Roundtable webinar series...

Verrill Ranked in American Bar Association’s Health Law Top 10 in the Northeast
Verrill, January 2021
Maine, United States of America

(January 19, 2021) – Verrill was recently ranked third in the American Bar Association (ABA) Health Law Section's Eighth Annual Top 10 Recognition for the Northeast Region. This is the sixth consecutive year that the firm was recognized in the top 10 list...

Verrill Welcomes Attorney Nicholas Anania
Verrill, January 2021
Maine, United States of America

(January 18, 2021)– Verrill is pleased to welcome attorney Nicholas Anania to the firm’s Portland, Maine office. Anania focuses his practice on a broad range of transactions and corporate work, including mergers and acquisitions, commercial lending, contracts, and general business counseling...

Verrill Trial Attorneys Once Again Recognized as “Local Litigation Stars” in Benchmark Litigation 2021 Edition
Verrill, January 2021
Maine, United States of America

(January 14, 2020)– Eight Verrill attorneys have again been recognized for their litigation skills in Benchmark Litigation’s 2021 edition. In addition to the firm’s eight individual rankings, both Karen Frink Wolf and Martha C...

Verrill Welcomes Labor and Employment Attorney Emily Coombs
Verrill, January 2021
Maine, United States of America

(January 13, 2021) – Verrill is pleased to welcome attorney Emily Coombs to the firm as a member of the Employment & Labor Group, resident in the firm’s Portland, Maine office. Coombs draws on her business background to support employers in solving complex workplace issues...

Fighting for the Future of In-house Attorney-Client Privilege
Verrill, January 2021
Maine, United States of America

To be able to conduct or oversee effective internal investigations, in-house counsel must be able to assure witnesses that their communications with investigators, documents evidencing those communications, and documents the investigators create, will be subject to the attorney-client an

Verrill Welcomes Highly Experienced Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Partner, William D. Jewett
Verrill, January 2021
Maine, United States of America

(January 11, 2021) – Verrill is pleased to welcome attorney William D. Jewett to the firm as a partner in the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Group, resident in the firm’s Boston, Massachusetts office...

Verrill Ranked Nationally for Health Care by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers
Verrill, December 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

Ranked in More than 60 Other Practice and Metropolitan Areas (December 21, 2020)– Verrill once again ranked nationally for its Health Care practice (Tier 2) and in 63 practice areas based on geography by the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. The U.S...

Verrill Welcomes Tom Wilkeson to Firm’s Business Law Group
Verrill, December 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

(December 14, 2020)– Verrill is pleased to welcome attorney Tom Wilkeson to the firm as a member of the Business Law Group, resident in the firm’s Westport, Connecticut office...

2021 Maine Diversity Summer Associate Program Expands to Include Additional Law Firms and Corporate Partners
Verrill, December 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

(December 9, 2020) – Following a highly successful inaugural year, the three founding law firms of the Maine D1L Diversity Summer Associate program and the University of Maine School of Law welcome all of the new participating law firms and organizations for 2021. Program founders

Verrill Remains a National Industry Leader for Gender Diversity
Verrill, November 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

(November 11, 2020)– Verrill has once again been recognized as one of the top law firms in the country for female attorneys in Law360's annual Glass Ceiling report. Named a “Ceiling Smasher,” Verrill has the third highest percentage of women in its equity partnership in the country, as compared to firms of a similar size...

35 Verrill Attorneys Named 2020 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
Verrill, November 2020
United States of America

(November 9, 2020)– The 2020 edition of New England Super Lawyers and Rising Stars? has recognized a total of 35 Verrill attorneys for excellence in their individual areas of practice. Only the top 5% of attorneys in each New England state are included in the Super Lawyers guide, and only the top 2...

Verrill Honors Robin Murphy with Annual Roger A. Putnam Community Service Award
Verrill, October 2020
United States of America

(October 26, 2020) – Verrill announces family law attorney Robin Murphy as the 2020 Roger A. Putnam Community Service Award recipient for her charitable work and, in particular, her role as one of the originating founders and active volunteer of the SERV project in the Suffolk County’s Probate and Family Court in Massachusetts...

Verrill Welcomes Litigator Anuj Khetarpal
Verrill, September 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

(September 30, 2020)– Verrill is pleased to welcome litigation attorney Anuj Khetarpal to the firm as a member of both the Litigation & Trial Group and Health Care & Life Sciences Group...

Michael K. Fee to Lead Verrill’s Nationally-Recognized Health Care and Life Sciences Practice Amidst Recent Changes
Verrill, August 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

(August 31, 2020) – Verrill is pleased to announce Michael K. Fee as the new leader of Verrill’s nationally-recognized Health Care & Life Sciences Group. The Group has a long history of representing a broad range of providers, insurers, and other participants in the health care field...

Verrill Partner Recognized as a Leading U.S. Bankruptcy and Restructuring Lawyer
Verrill, August 2020
United States of America

(August 25, 2020) – Verrill partner Roger A. Clement, Jr. was recognized in the inaugural 2020 Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy and Restructuring Lawyers for excellence in his practice...

Nearly 80 Verrill Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers® 2021, Including a Dozen Named Lawyers of the Year
Verrill, August 2020
United States of America

(August 24, 2020) – Nearly 80 Verrill attorneys were recognized as "Best Lawyers" by Best Lawyers® 2021, including 12 attorneys named “Lawyer of the Year,” a distinguished recognition for only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area...

Pledge to Fight Against Racial and Social Injustice
Verrill, August 2020
United States of America

On August 17, Mainebiz published an article, Over 300 Portland-area employers pledge to fight racial, social injustice, covering the employers that signed the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce pledge, “Standing in Solidarity Against Racial and Social Injustice...

Verrill Joins Law Firm Antiracism Alliance, Strengthens Commitment to Racial Equity
Verrill, August 2020
United States of America

Verrill has joined the Law Firm Antiracism Alliance (LFAA), a nationwide coalition of law firms focused on combating racial injustice...

Litigation Attorney Represents Maine Energy Company
Verrill, August 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

On August 14, Bangor Daily News published an article covering the Georges River Energy, LLC v. KMW Energy, LLC that litigation attorney Rob Ruesch is representing the plaintiff in. Georges River Energy is claiming that KMW Energy's faulty machinery provided the company with more than $10 million as of now...

Verrill Partner Joins Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission, Family Law Committee
Verrill, August 2020
United States of America

(August 10) – Verrill partner David Friedman has been selected to serve on the Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission Family Law Committee...

Verrill’s Wide-Ranging Private Wealth Law Practice Recognized in 2020 Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide
Verrill, July 2020
United States of America

(July 20, 2020)– Verrill attorneys Michael Fay, Kurt Klebe, Mary McQuillen, and Jacqueline Rider were recognized in the Chambers High Net Worth 2020 Guide, Chambers and Partners' fifth edition of the publication specifically aimed at the international private wealth market...

Verrill Partner Appointed to Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines Task Force
Verrill, July 2020
United States of America

(July 15, 2020) – Verrill attorney David Friedman was appointed by the Chief Judge of the Massachusetts Trial Court to serve on the 2020-2021 Massachusetts Child Support Guidelines Task Force. The task force is charged with conducting a quadrennial review of the guidelines as required by federal law...

Verrill Welcomes Esteemed Corporate and Securities Attorney Edward Rosenthal
Verrill, June 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

(June 10, 2020) – Verrill is pleased to welcome corporate and securities attorney Edward Rosenthal to the firm as a member of the Business Law Group...

Paycheck Protection Program Focuses on Short-Term and Misses Long-Term Damages
Verrill, June 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

On June 8, the Portland Press Herald published an article, "Revamped emergency loan program remains a short-term fix," discussing the Paycheck Protection Program's (PPP) extended deadlines and loosened restrictions, but lack of solutions to long-term revenue shortfalls...

Inside Maine: A Letter to Governor Mills
Verrill, June 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

On June 6, Verrill attorney Roger Clement was interviewed on Shawn Moody’s radio show, Inside Maine, on WGAN...

Bill is Passed for Eased Restrictions on PPP Loan
Verrill, June 2020
United States of America

On June 3, the Senate passed the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act, easing the restrictions on how businesses spend their Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, which may allow small business owners more room for qualifying for loan forgiveness. The new statute will give businesses more time to spend the loan and eases rules on how the money must be spent...

Verrill-law.com Named “Best in Category” at 18th Annual Horizon Interactive Awards
Verrill, May 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

(May 19, 2020) – Verrill is pleased to announce its website, verrill-law.com, has been named “Best in Category” for Legal at the 18th Annual Horizon Interactive Awards. Only one “Best of Category” winner was selected in each category, ranking the Verrill website in the top 6% of all entries.

As the Economy Reopens, Businesses Must be Aware of Possible Lawsuits
Verrill, May 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

On May 11, the Bangor Daily News published an article, "Lawsuits may be next battleground for businesses as pandemic economy reopens," where legal experts give insight on the lawsuits to come as businesses begin to reopen after the COVID-19 pandemic. Verrill's litigation attorney Martha Gaythwaite and employment and labor attorney Doug Currier were quoted in the article...

Ensuring Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness
Verrill, May 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

On May 8, Forbes published an article, "Here's What You Can Do Now to Ensure Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness," discussing eligible businesses looking for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funding that was made available with the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Securities Act (CARES)...

When Offices Reopen, Will Employees Still Work Remote?
Verrill, May 2020
United States of America

As non-essential businesses prepare to reopen, WGBH speaks with local professionals, including Verrill attorney James Roosevelt, Jr., about what to expect...

38 Verrill Attorneys, Across Four Offices, Recognized in 2020 Chambers & Partners Guide
Verrill, April 2020
United States of America

(April 27, 2020) – Verrill has been rated as a Leading Firm in a total of ten categories and subcategories as evaluated by London-based Chambers & Partners, one of the world's most respected legal research and publishing firms...

The NWCDN’s COVID-19 Benefits Survey: A State By State Analysis
Verrill, April 2020
United States of America

The National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network (NWCDN), a nationwide and Canadian network of law firms, has published COVID-19 updates, including “COVID-19 Benefits Survey,” a state by state analysis of the pandemic layoffs and affects on benefits as of April 13, 2020.

Verrill Awards Grant during Pandemic to Support Public Health in State of Maine
Verrill, April 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

Acknowledging that now more than ever Maine communities need support to ensure public health and the safety of residents, Verrill, through the charitable fund it established at the Maine Community Foundation, has awarded a $5,000 leadership grant to the Greater Portland COVID-19 Community Fund...

How are Families Dealing with the COVID-19 Lockdown?
Verrill, April 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

The Boston Globe published an article, "Will divorce rates spike after COVID-19?" explaining that during the COVID-19 pandemic, some are speculating that there will be a rise in these rates...

Verrill Awards Grant during Pandemic to Support Public Health in State of Maine
Verrill, April 2020
United States of America

Acknowledging that now more than ever Maine communities need support to ensure public health and the safety of residents, Verrill, through the charitable fund it established at the Maine Community Foundation, has awarded a $5,000 leadership grant to the Greater Portland COVID-19 Community Fund...

Verrill Awards Grant during Pandemic to Support Public Health in State of Maine
Verrill, April 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

Acknowledging that now more than ever Maine communities need support to ensure public health and the safety of residents, Verrill, through the charitable fund it established at the Maine Community Foundation, has awarded a $5,000 leadership grant to the Greater Portland COVID-19 Community Fund...

Maine's 'Thoughtful' and 'Aggressive' Response to COVID-19
Verrill, April 2020
Maine, United States of Ame

On Wednesday, April 8, the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce had its first ever virtual Eggs & Issues, moderated by Jim Cohen, volunteer board president of the Portland Community Chamber of Commerce and Verrill attorney. The session discussed the impact of COVID-19 on our state of Maine...

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...

 

 


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