Alternative Dispute Resolution

Verrill offers its clients a range of alternative dispute resolution services, including mediation, arbitration, facilitation, and early neutral evaluation. Our ADR professionals welcome challenging disputes and complex issues. We have a wealth of collective litigation experience, substantive legal knowledge, and real world experience.

Our ADR attorneys include a former state supreme court justice, former state trial court judge, former state attorney general, former chief deputy state attorney general, former mayor, former school board chair and some of the top lawyers in the state within their fields. As a result, we are well-situated to help parties effectively resolve their disputes.

In addition to our general experience in ADR, we are uniquely qualified to help parties in the following areas:

  • labor and employment
  • commercial and corporate finance
  • design, construction and insurance
  • intellectual property
  • energy and telecommunications
  • state and local government and public policy
  • family and divorce

Resolving disputes is not easy, but our ADR team understands how to bring parties together, help them better understand their mutual interests, and offer workable solutions that best resolve their dispute. As a full-service law firm, we are well-versed in most areas of law, and our offices are geared to accommodate any number of parties or break-out sessions. We look forward to helping resolve your disputes.

Firm Highlights

Publication/Podcast

Building a Respectful and Inclusive Workplace

Blog

Identifying and Handling a Hostile Work Environment

Employee claims of “hostile work environments” continue to make news both in Maine and on a national level, putting potentially embarrassing and damaging workplace and employee interpersonal issues into the public eye. But when...

Matter

Helping Non-Depository Trust Companies Do Business in Other States

Verrill has helped to form more non-depository trust companies in Maine than any other law firm. We have also helped our trust clients when they look to expand their business into other states. In...

Matter

Establishment of Non-Depository Trust for National Company

Verrill served as special counsel to a national firm in the chartering and licensing of a Maine non-depository trust company as the client’s wholly-owned subsidiary. Non-depository trust companies are highly regulated, and the matter...

Publication/Podcast

Is a Benefit Corporation Right for You?

Blog

DOL Proposes New Electronic Disclosure Rules for Retirement Plans

News

Mat Todaro Provides Thoughts on Local Favorites

On October 21, 2019, Super Lawyers published an article, "Mat Todaro Tells Us What's Good in the Neighborhood," featuring attorney Mat Todaro and his advice on local favorites in Portland, Maine. Visit SuperLawyers.com for...

News

Verrill Trial Attorneys Again Recognized as “Local Litigation Stars” by Benchmark Litigation

(October 30, 2019) – Eight Verrill attorneys have once again been recognized for their litigation skills in Benchmark Litigation’s 2020 edition . In addition to the firm’s eight individual rankings, both Karen Frink Wolf...

Event

Maine Rural Water Association's 39th Annual Technical Conference and Tradeshow

Employment and labor attorney Tawny Alvarez and Jim Cohen will be presenting at the Maine Rural Water Association's 39th Annual Technical two-day conference on December 10-20, 2019. The event will focus on offering educational...

Blog

Beneficial Electrification and Natural Gas Bans in New Buildings, Affordable Sustainability