Abby strives to support businesses big and small as they serve their communities. Abby enjoys assisting businesses at all stages of their existence, from formation to termination. Abby can also address intellectual property concerns, helping clients protect their hard work and ingenuity.

Prior to joining Verrill, Abby worked as an intern for a Massachusetts Appeals Court justice and for an employment firm, through co-ops with the Northeastern University School of Law. While in law school, Abby worked in the Intellectual Property Clinic, helping small businesses with trademark issues. Abby also worked as a teaching assistant for first-year Property Law and Constitutional Law classes. Prior to law school, Abby worked as an immigration paralegal and with Boston Public Schools focusing on equity and Title IX policies. While an undergraduate, Abby served as President and Co-Founder of EcoScholars, an organization that developed and provided grade-level appropriate climate education to local students. She also completed undergraduate coops with the European Public Law Organization and the New England Council.

While not in the office, Abby enjoys spending time at her family’s Downeast Maine camp and loves reading, cooking, and kayaking. Abby is a fan of the Boston Red Sox and all dogs.



  • Northeastern University School of Law  (J.D.)
    • Full Merit Scholarship
    • Senior Articles Editor (focused on submissions), Northeastern University Law Review
    • Member, Northeastern Law Review Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee
    • Teaching Assistant for first-year Property Law and Constitutional Law classes
    • ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition participant
    • Concentration: Intellectual Property and Innovation; Labor, Work, and Income; and Poverty Law and Economic Justice
  • Northeastern University  (B.A., magna cum laude)
    • Dean's List
    • Excellence Scholarship
    • Political Science Honor Society
    • Clinton Global Initiative University Recipient
    • Vice President of Administration, International Relations Council

Public Service

  • Former President, Co-Founder, EcoScholars

Bar Admissions

  • Maine

Court and Other Admissions

  • Massachusetts Appeals Court, Chambers of Justice Sullivan, Judicial Intern

Firm Highlights


Determining Whether Your Entity is a Reporting Company: Selected Issues

Under the Corporate Transparency Act ( CTA ), more than 30 million “ Reporting Companies ” will need to register with FinCEN (a bureau of the U.S. Treasury Department) and file Beneficial Ownership Information...


The Donation Sweepstakes

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HIPAA Privacy Rule Changes: Just in time for the New Year?

In 2021, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposed changes to the Privacy Rule under the Health Insurance Portability and Accessibility Act of 1996 (HIPAA) that would significantly alter the current regulations...


Verrill Recognized Nationally for Health Care, Land Use and Zoning, Commercial Litigation, Real Estate, and Trust & Estates by Best Lawyers®


Annual Employment Law Update

More details coming soon!


Expanded 2024 Maine Diversity Summer Associate Program Now Accepting Applications


Elections and Constitutional Law: Successfully Challenged Certification of Initiative Petition

In a victory for consumers and the ride-hailing public, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently barred the Secretary of State from placing on the November ballot initiative petitions proposed by companies such as Uber...


Successful Representation of Insurer before U.S. District Court for the District of Maine

Verrill successfully represented an insurer before the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine in an insurance coverage matter alleging that the insurer improperly denied a defense and indemnification to a landlord under...


Corporate Transparency Act—Considerations Affecting Entities That Are Exempt or Excluded from Reporting Company Status

The Corporate Transparency Act ( CTA ) takes effect starting January 1, 2024. The Act is administered by FinCEN , a bureau of U.S. Treasury charged with combatting money laundering and other financial crimes...


HR Power Hour with Heather Hansen

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