Firm Profile

Verrill Dana LLP

Headquarters

One Portland Square
P.O. Box 586
Portland, ME 04112-0586
United States
(207) 774.4000

Firm Details

Verrill Dana, LLP is one of the leading law firms in New England, widely known for delivering high quality legal services in a thoughtful and responsive manner that regularly exceeds our clients' expectations.

Tracing its roots to 1862, the firm has grown to become one of Maine's largest law firms. In recent years the firm has grown regionally, and beyond, to become the only Maine firm with offices in Boston, Westport, Providence and Washington D.C.. Today, Verrill Dana is a dynamic firm that provides sophisticated legal representation to businesses and individuals in a wide variety of areas. These include all of the traditional areas of legal services, such as litigation, real estate, business law, labor and employment law and estate planning; and a number of specialized practice areas, such as employee benefits and executive compensation, intellectual property, utilities and energy, environmental, maritime, franchise and dealership, and professional and collegiate sports law, among others.

Verrill Dana's high degree of specialization enables its lawyers to handle most complex legal issues in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Our business model emphasizes ready access to experienced attorneys and leading edge technology to meet the needs and demands of our clients. In addition, our firm has embraced a "Total Quality" approach to delivering services to our clients, and is committed to "Continuous Quality Improvement" which distinguishes Verrill Dana from its competitors.

Verrill Dana's enduring commitment to quality client service is matched by its commitment to community service, through both the personal service of its lawyers in numerous community organizations and the firm's prominent charitable giving program, as well as its support for an inclusive array of pro bono legal services. Truly a leader in the profession and the community, Verrill Dana is indeed the law firm of choice in New England.

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in Maine with 51 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Maine in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Maine in Litigation - Patent with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Maine in Litigation - Trusts and Estates with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Maine in Mergers and Acquisitions Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Maine in Product Liability Litigation - Defendants with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Maine in Securities Regulation with 3 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Portland with 50 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Portland in Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law with 7 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Portland in Litigation - Patent with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Portland in Litigation - Trusts and Estates with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Portland in Mergers and Acquisitions Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Portland in Product Liability Litigation - Defendants with 3 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Portland in Securities Regulation with 3 lawyers

Awards

  • Bangor Hydro
  • Bowdoin College
  • Diversified Communications
  • First Wind
  • GMO Renewable Resources
  • Hannaford Brothers
  • L.L. Bean
  • Spectra Energy/Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline
  • TD Bank
  • Verizon Wireless

Contacts

Elizabeth Murdock Myers
Antitrust & Competition
Thomas C. Newman
Business & Commercial Litigation
Harold J. Friedman
Catastrophic Personal Injury
Eric D. Altholz
ERISA Litigation
Jeffrey L. Heidt
Health Care Industry Group
John W. Van Lonkhuyzen
Health Care Litigation
Gregory S. Fryer
Private Funds & Advisors
Robert Laplaca
Promotions Law
Kate Gallin Heffernan
Academic and Clinical Research
James I. Cohen
Alternative Dispute Resolution
James I. Cohen
Banking & Financial Services
Roger A. Clement, Jr.
Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights
Alan D. MacEwan
Business & Corporate
Mark K. Googins
Commercial Lending
A. Robert Ruesch
Construction
John W. Van Lonkhuyzen
Criminal Defense, White Collar & Government Enforcement
Suzanne E. Meeker
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
William S. Harwood
Energy
Juliet T. Browne
Environmental
Regina M. Hurley
Family Law
Charles P. Bacall
Fashion & Design Law
Martha C. Gaythwaite
Franchise & Dealership
Michael V. Saxl
Government & Public Relations
Jeffrey L. Heidt
Health Care
Eric D. Altholz
Health Care Compliance Response Team
Kathleen Gleason Healy
Health Technology
Douglas P. Currier
Higher Education
Charles P. Bacall
Hospitality
Douglas P. Currier
Immigration & Global Migration
Jonathan M. Dunitz
Insurance Coverage
Charles P. Bacall
Intellectual Property & Technology
Raymond A. Pelletier
International Trade & Transactions
Douglas P. Currier
Labor & Employment
Andrew P. Rusczek
Life Sciences
Martha C. Gaythwaite
Litigation & Trial
Harlan M. Doliner
Maritime
Alan D. MacEwan
Mergers & Acquisitions
Mary McQuillen
Nonprofit & Tax-Exempt Organizations
Kurt E. Klebe
Private Clients & Fiduciary Services
William C. Knowles
Probate Litigation
Harold J. Friedman
Product Liability
Karen Frink Wolf
Professional Liability
Anthony M. Calcagni
Real Estate
Keith E. Glidden
Real Estate Litigation
Gregory S. Fryer
Securities Law
Christopher R. Smith
Small Business Counsel Program
David S. Abramson
Sports
Cheryl L. Johnson
Tax
James I. Cohen
Telecommunications
William S. Harwood
Water & Wastewater Utilities

Attorneys

David S. Abramson
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Family Law, Sports Law
Eric D. Altholz
Lawyer of the Year:
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law (2017)
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Health Care Law
Scott D. Anderson
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Litigation - Environmental, Environmental Law, Administrative / Regulatory Law, Land Use and Zoning Law
Charles P. Bacall
Lawyer of the Year:
Copyright Law (2017)
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Corporate Law, Copyright Law, Trademark Law
Thomas O. Bean
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts
Recognized For:
Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Bankruptcy
Lisa S. Boehm
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Mark A. Borreliz
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts
Recognized For:
Health Care Law
Robert C. Brooks
Lawyer of the Year:
Litigation - Labor and Employment (2017)
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Litigation - Labor and Employment, Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management, Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
Juliet T. Browne
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Natural Resources Law, Litigation - Environmental, Land Use and Zoning Law, Environmental Law, Energy Law
Susan E. Bryant
Lawyer of the Year:
Securities Regulation (2017)
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Securities Regulation
Anthony M. Calcagni
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Real Estate Law
Roger A. Clement, Jr.
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy
Christopher J. W. Coggeshall
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Real Estate Law
James I. Cohen
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Government Relations Practice, Administrative / Regulatory Law
Kimberly S. Couch
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Douglas P. Currier
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Immigration Law, Litigation - Labor and Employment, Labor Law - Management, Employment Law - Management
Gene Dahmen
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts
Recognized For:
Family Law
Michael J. Donlan
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Litigation - Real Estate
Jonathan M. Dunitz
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Litigation - Insurance
Michael L. Fay
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts
Recognized For:
Trusts and Estates
Harold J. Friedman
Lawyer of the Year:
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2017)
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Commercial Litigation
Gregory S. Fryer
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities Regulation, Securities / Capital Markets Law, Corporate Law
David L. Galgay, Jr.
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Real Estate Law
Martha Gaythwaite
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Commercial Litigation, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
John P. Giffune
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Litigation - Construction, Construction Law
Kenneth F. Ginder
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Gregg H. Ginn
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
James G. Goggin
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent
Mark K. Googins
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Banking and Finance Law
Karen K. Hartford
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
William S. Harwood
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Energy Law, Administrative / Regulatory Law, Energy Regulatory Law
Nora R. Healy
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Administrative / Regulatory Law
Jeffrey L. Heidt
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts
Recognized For:
Health Care Law
Regina M. Hurley
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts
Recognized For:
Family Law
Keith C. Jones
Lawyer of the Year:
Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2017)
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Securities / Capital Markets Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Securities Regulation
Kurt E. Klebe
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Trusts and Estates, Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Non-Profit / Charities Law
William C. Knowles
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Litigation - Land Use and Zoning, Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Trusts and Estates, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Mary McQuillen
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Trusts and Estates
Suzanne E. Meeker
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Richard G. Moon
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Labor Law - Management, Litigation - Labor and Employment, Employment Law - Management
Elizabeth Murdock Myers
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts
Recognized For:
Corporate Law
James C. Palmer
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Real Estate Law
Raymond A. Pelletier
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Real Estate Law
Jacqueline W. Rider
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Trusts and Estates, Litigation - Trusts and Estates
Gary A. Rosenberg
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts
Recognized For:
Health Care Law
A. Robert Ruesch
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Construction Law, Litigation - Construction, Commercial Litigation
Andrew Rusczek
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts
Recognized For:
Health Care Law
Michael V. Saxl
Location:
Augusta, Maine
Recognized For:
Government Relations Practice
Timothy R. Shannon
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent
Paul W. Shaw
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts
Recognized For:
Health Care Law
Frank J. Silvestri, Jr.
Location:
Westport, Connecticut
Recognized For:
Litigation - Securities, Commercial Litigation
Christopher R. Smith
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Elizabeth Connellan Smith
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Workers' Compensation Law - Employers
Gordon R. Smith
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Environmental Law
William H. Stiles
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Health Care Law
David E. Warren
Lawyer of the Year:
Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law (2017)
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Corporate Law, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Corporate Governance Law, Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
Peter B. Webster
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Corporate Law
Patricia D. Weitzman
Location:
Westport, Connecticut
Recognized For:
Litigation - Health Care
Karen F. Wolf
Location:
Portland, Maine
Recognized For:
Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants, Commercial Litigation, Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants

Firm Practice Areas

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Advertising Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Collaborative Law: Family Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Energy Regulatory Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Family Law Arbitration
  • Family Law Mediation
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Gaming Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Leisure and Hospitality Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - Health Care
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Litigation - Patent
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Mediation
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Non-Profit / Charities Law
  • Patent Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Privacy and Data Security Law
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Securitization and Structured Finance Law
  • Sports Law
  • Tax Law
  • Timber Law
  • Trade Secrets Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Utilities Law
  • Venture Capital Law
  • Water Law
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Office Locations

United States

United States

Connecticut

Connecticut

Westport, CT

33 Riverside Avenue

Westport, CT 06880

United States

(203) 222.0885

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District of Columbia

District of Columbia

Washington, DC

400 North Capitol Street, Suite 585

Washington, DC 20001-1511

United States

(855) 307.0700

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Maine

Maine

Augusta, ME

45 Memorial Circle

Augusta, ME 04332

United States

(207) 623.3889

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Portland, ME

One Portland Square

P.O. Box 586

Portland, ME 04112-0586

United States

(207) 774.4000

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts

Boston, MA

One Boston Place, Suite 1600

201 Washington Street

Boston, MA 02108-4407

United States

(617) 309.2600

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New York

New York

White Plains, NY

50 Main Street, Suite 1000

White Plains, NY 10606

United States

(914) 948.5666

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Rhode Island

Rhode Island

Providence, RI

10 Dorrance Street, Suite 700

Providence, RI 02903

United States

(855) 307.0700

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