Dennis C. Keeler - Pierce Atwood LLP

Dennis C. Keeler

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2003
Phone: 207-791-1331

Dennis C. Keller, a partner at Pierce Atwood LLP, helps guide his clients through complex developments and transactional deals. He understands how to get a deal done, while still protecting his client's interests. Dennis has been involved in some of the larger real estate deals in the State of Maine, from the redevelopment of a 100,000 square foot warehouse on the waterfront to Class A open space, to the acquisition and subsequent disposition of one of the largest office building portfolios in Maine valued in excess of $50M to a large residential golf course development. Dennis was lead counsel in the disposition of a $100M portfolio of office/warehouse airport buildings, which portfolio included 13 properties in seven different states.

University of MarylandBA 1975University of Denver College of LawJ.D. 1981
International Center for Shopping Centers Maine Real Estate & Development Association Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Colorado Bar Associations

Case History

Recent Experience

Lead negotiator for lease of Pierce Atwood's headquarters in Portland Maine, involving $13M renovation of historic warehouse building, negotiation of tax increment financing with the City of Portland and coordination of development

Lead counsel in the development of a mixed use commercial development in Portland, Maine area comprising a regional supermarket-anchored retail center, a bank, restaurant, office building, medical offices and daycare facilities, which representation included acquisition, permitting, construction and permanent financing, negotiation of economic incentives, creation of cross easements and owner's association

Represented developer of large golf course condominium community, including permitting, financing and creation of condominium and association documents and sale of units

Represents regional supermarket chain in development of stores in Maine, New Hampshire and New York State, including development of first Platinum LEED certified supermarket in the country

Represents Houston-based European owned company in the development of wind farms in Maine and New Hampshire, including leasing, land use and permitting


Office Location

Merrill's Wharf
254 Commercial Street
Portland, ME 04101
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Law of the Portland-ME Metro Area2010 Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Law of the Portland-ME Metro Area
Dennis C. Keeler has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!Dennis C. Keeler has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2010!

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law

Other Information

Gender: Male