John L. Carpenter

John L. Carpenter


Bernstein, Shur, Sawyer & Nelson, P.A.

Recognized since 2003

Portland, Maine

Practice Areas

Corporate Compliance Law

Corporate Governance Law

Corporate Law

Franchise Law

Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Securities / Capital Markets Law

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Mergers and Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Securities / Capital Markets Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Corporate Law
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Technology firms, manufacturers, beverage companies, health care companies, nonprofits, and oil and gas companies have all benefited from John’s thoughtful, pragmatic strategic direction on corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, strategic alliances and agreements, and debt and equity financings. Whether you’re looking to raise capital, finance growth, or negotiate an acquisition agreement, John has the experience and acumen to help you meet your business goals.

Location

  • West Tower
    100 Middle Street
    P.O. Box 9729
    Portland, ME 04104-5029

Education

  • Washington & Lee University, JD, graduated 1984
  • Colby College, BA, graduated 1980

Bar Admissions

  • Maine, State of Maine

Court Admissions

  • US District Court, District of Maine

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2020 - Mergers and Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2019 - Securities / Capital Markets Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Corporate Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Portland, ME (2020)
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law, Portland, ME (2019)
  • Corporate Law, Portland, ME (2017)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Franchise Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law

Special Focus

  • Securities
  • Trademark

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