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 Founded in 1939, Eaton Peabody is a community-based law firm with more than 40 attorneys serving New England and Atlantic Canada from offices in Augusta, Bangor, Brunswick, Ellsworth and Portland. The firm offers broad legal expertise through a variety of focused practice groups led by some of Maine's leading attorneys. Please find more about Eaton Peabody at eatonpeabody.com

Main Location

80 Exchange Street
Bangor, ME 04401
Phone: 207-947-0111
5 offices

Firm Attorneys

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Gretchen L. Jones Gretchen L. Jones Eaton Peabody, PA
Practicing in: Financial Services Regulation Law
Practicing in: Financial Services Regulation Law

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    Achievements

    "Top-Listed" Metro Awards
    "Top-Listed" in Bangor, Maine with 9 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Brunswick, Maine with 2 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Bangor, Maine in Mergers and Acquisitions Law with 2 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Bangor, Maine in Corporate Law with 2 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Bangor, Maine in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants with 2 lawyers.

    "Top-Listed" Metro Awards
    "Top-Listed" in Bangor, Maine with 9 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Brunswick, Maine with 2 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Bangor, Maine in Mergers and Acquisitions Law with 2 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Bangor, Maine in Corporate Law with 2 lawyers.
    "Top-Listed" in Bangor, Maine in Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants with 2 lawyers.

    Client Comments

    "Excellent judgment. Develops and executes strategic approach."
    - John Solomon
    Electric Insurance Co.
    "Clare Hudson Payne is outstanding in all areas. She gets back to me within minutes of my request, works on my emergency situations nights and weekends, effectively probes for deeper issues beyond the presenting problem, offers suggestions to address the underlying problems identified, and is respectful and knowledgeable. She is very easy to work with."
    - Sharon Dean
    Sunrise Opportunities
    "As one of Mr. McKay's oldest, but smallest clients, I have developed an enduring respect for his well-reasoned, competent, and always prompt response to my questions and needs. Highly experienced in his specialty, he is quick to refer me to another attorney in the firm when my needs are better served. I take great comfort from knowing that I have his counsel at hand as I deal with an ever more complex business world."
    - James Shields
    The Byer Manufacturing Company
    "Mr. McKay has served the legal needs of our organization for many years in a highly competent and professional manner. All of the successful service ingredients are there, including timeliness, cost effective service, and sharply-focused legal advice in dealing with a full range of legal issues of concern to the organization. Of higher importance is Mr. McKay's ability to support the strategic thinking of the organization as it continuously strives to make the most of its involvement in a complex, public/private partnership to meet the waste disposal needs of 170 Maine municipalities. Mr. McKay is more than a legal advisor, he's a team member."
    - Greg Lounder
    Municipal Reveiw Committee, Inc.
    "Dan McKay has been judicious in guiding principal shareholders through the mechanics of governance and the especially delicate matters of recruiting minority shareholders. His business experience and careful explanations contributed to resolutions rather than protracted negotiations or misunderstandings. He is a solid and trusted advisor."
    - Dave Edson
    James W. Sewall Co.
    "I have worked with Mr. McKay for six years in a number of contexts, including M&A transactions, his long tenure as Clerk of my corporation, and as a valued business advisor. Time and again, his combination of legal expertise and common business sense has proved invaluable. Particularly noteworthy in my experience is his ability to gain the trust of all parties in a complex business arrangement or negotiation, creating opportunities where others saw challenges."
    "Excellent judgment. Develops and executes strategic approach."
    - John Solomon
    Electric Insurance Co.
    "Clare Hudson Payne is outstanding in all areas. She gets back to me within minutes of my request, works on my emergency situations nights and weekends, effectively probes for deeper issues beyond the presenting problem, offers suggestions to address the underlying problems identified, and is respectful and knowledgeable. She is very easy to work with."
    - Sharon Dean
    Sunrise Opportunities
    "As one of Mr. McKay's oldest, but smallest clients, I have developed an enduring respect for his well-reasoned, competent, and always prompt response to my questions and needs. Highly experienced in his specialty, he is quick to refer me to another attorney in the firm when my needs are better served. I take great comfort from knowing that I have his counsel at hand as I deal with an ever more complex business world."
    - James Shields
    The Byer Manufacturing Company
    "Mr. McKay has served the legal needs of our organization for many years in a highly competent and professional manner. All of the successful service ingredients are there, including timeliness, cost effective service, and sharply-focused legal advice in dealing with a full range of legal issues of concern to the organization. Of higher importance is Mr. McKay's ability to support the strategic thinking of the organization as it continuously strives to make the most of its involvement in a complex, public/private partnership to meet the waste disposal needs of 170 Maine municipalities. Mr. McKay is more than a legal advisor, he's a team member."
    - Greg Lounder
    Municipal Reveiw Committee, Inc.

    Eaton Peabody, PA

    Main Location

    80 Exchange Street
    Bangor, ME 04401
    Phone: 207-947-0111
    5 offices

    Management

    Managing Partner

    Contacts

    Business Law
    1-800-564-0111
    Commercial Finance
    1-800-564-0111
    Creditor & Debtor Rights
    1-800-564-0111
    Cross Border Transactions
    1-800-564-0111
    Economic Development
    1-800-564-0111
    Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
    1-800-564-0111
    Estate Planning & Wealth Transfer
    1-800-564-0111
    Immigration
    1-800-564-0111
    Innovative Enterrpise Program
    1-800-564-0111
    Intellectual Property
    1-800-564-0111
    Labor & Employment
    1-800-564-0111
    Legislative & Government Relations
    1-800-564-0111
    Litigation/Dispute Resolution
    1-800-564-0111
    Municipal Law & Finance
    1-800-564-0111
    Natural Resources & Timberlands
    1-800-564-0111
    Real Estate
    1-800-564-0111
    Tax
    1-800-564-0111

    Personnel

    Partners: 26
    Of Counsel: 4
    Associates: 5
    Other Lawyers: 7
    Paralegals: 12
    Non-Legal Employees: 34

    Practice Areas

    Banking and Finance Law
    Commercial Litigation
    Construction Law
    Corporate Law
    Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
    Employment Law - Management
    Financial Services Regulation Law
    First Amendment Law
    Insurance Law
    Labor Law - Management
    Land Use and Zoning Law
    Litigation - Construction
    Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
    Mergers and Acquisitions Law
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
    Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
    Real Estate Law
    Securities / Capital Markets Law
    Trusts and Estates