Daniel E. Wathen - Pierce Atwood LLP

Daniel E. Wathen

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2005

Daniel E. Wathen, Of Counsel in the Litigation practice, has 25 years of judicial experience including ten years as Chief Justice of Maine, Dan is an expert in litigation at both the trial and appellate levels. Since rejoining Pierce Atwood in 2002, Dan has developed an extensive mediation and arbitration practice in Maine and throughout the nation and Puerto Rico. His ADR assignments cover the entire spectrum of business litigation, including mergers, securities, insurance, employment, professional malpractice, valuation, public and private construction projects, personal injury and products liability.

Ricker CollegeAB 1962University of Maine Law SchoolJ.D. 1965University of Virginia School of LawLL.M 1987
Maine Bar AssociationAmerican Law InstituteSupreme Court Historical SocietyLawyers Committee of The National Center for State CourtsBoard of Maine Turnpike AuthorityFoundation for Maine Community CollegesJobs for Maine's GraduatesAugusta Food Bank

Case History

Recent Experience

Insurance claims arising from explosion of gas pipeline

Contractual claims arising from major oil spill

Accounting malpractice claims regarding the sale of tax strategies and the preparation of corporate tax returns

Distribution agreement for medical devices

Hospital claims for improper reimbursement for medical services

Claim of sexual harassment in employment

Wrongful discharge claim by CEO

Bridge construction dispute

Personal injury from a swimming accident at a resort

Office Location

157 Capitol Street, Suite Three
Augusta, ME 04330
United States

Practice Areas


Other Information

Gender: Male