Matthew "Matt" Tarasevich

Matthew "Matt" Tarasevich

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

Recognized since 2010

Portland, Maine

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management

Labor Law - Management

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Matt is a member of Bernstein Shur’s Labor & Employment Practice Group, assisting the firm’s public and private sector clients in a wide range of labor and personnel matters. Dedicated to his clients, Matt provides practical, effective counsel on all aspects of the employer-employee relationship.

Matt is a seasoned litigator with extensive experience representing employers, and regularly acts as an outside investigator for companies facing discrimination, sexual harassment, and civil rights claims. He also advises, represents, and acts as negotiator for management in labor disputes and collective bargaining matters.

Matt is also very experienced in:
  • Representing clients in the Maine state and federal courts, as well as at the administrative agency level, including the Maine Human Rights Commission and the Maine Labor Relations Board
  • Serving as a mediator and conducting employer training on a wide variety of employment-related issues
  • Providing counsel on civil rights matters, workers’ compensation discrimination and retaliation claims, and due process and employee leave issues
  • Drafting and reviewing employment policies, as well as employment, non-compete, and separation agreements

  • West Tower
    100 Middle Street
    P.O. Box 9729
    Portland, ME 04104-5029
  • University of Rhode Island, BS
  • Northeastern University, JD
Bar Admissions
  • Maine, Maine State Bar Association
  • Massachusetts, Massachusetts Bar Association
Court Admissions
  • US Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • US District Court, District of Massachusetts
  • US District Court, District of Maine

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Labor Law - Management
Special Focus:
  • Employment
  • Labor
  • Management
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Municipal Law


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