John Aromando is Chair of Pierce Atwood's Litigation Practice Group. A firm partner with more than 30 years of diverse trial practice experience, John currently focuses on the defense of businesses in complex commercial litigation. John represents clients from a number of different industries including financial services, energy, pulp and paper, manufacturing, insurance, and professional services. He has defended clients in a number of class action lawsuits, in Maine and in several other states, has tried cases in both state and federal courts, and argued appeals before the Maine Supreme Judicial Court and the First Circuit Court of Appeals.
John also appears on behalf of clients in arbitrations and contested administrative proceedings. He has been involved in several significant lawsuits arising from the residential mortgage foreclosure crisis. He was also recently called upon to defend a large law firm sued by a former client for legal malpractice. He has represented both defendants and plaintiffs in a wide variety of civil lawsuits. John also counsels owners, contractors, and sureties concerning construction contracts, bonding and insurance, and represents them with respect to claims.