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

News

Verrill Partner Joins Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission, Family Law Committee

News

Verrill’s Wide-Ranging Private Wealth Law Practice Recognized in 2020 Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide

(July 20, 2020) – Verrill attorneys Michael Fay, Kurt Klebe, Mary McQuillen, and Jacqueline Rider were recognized in the Chambers High Net Worth 2020 Guide , Chambers and Partners' fifth edition of the publication...

Blog

A Chronology of COVID-19 Relief for ERISA Plans

This chronology traces the major ongoing relief provided by legislation, regulatory action, and other agency guidance to assist ERISA plan participants, fiduciaries, and sponsors during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic through August 10, 2020. Superseded...

Publication/Podcast

PPP: How is Maine Faring?

Originally enacted on March 27, the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) offers loan support and (potentially) loan forgiveness to qualifying small businesses – generally defined as those with not more than 500 employees. According to...

Matter

2017 Emera Distribution Rate Case

Verrill represented Emera in its 2017 distribution rate case before the Maine PUC, which included: defeating Staff's proposed reduction to allowed return on equity for "management inefficiency;" approval of new expenditures, such as an...

Publication/Podcast

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Invalidated: Does Your Company Have a Plan B?

On Thursday, July 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) invalidated the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield (“Privacy Shield”) in Data Protection Commissioner v. Facebook Ireland and Maximillian Schrems (Case C-311/18...

Matter

Management Audit

Verrill represented Emera in its 2016 distribution rate case before the Maine PUC. The case involved issues relating to significant new capital investments, including Emera's new customer information system and a controversial substation investment...

Event

IP & Business Transactional Strategies as Life Science Companies Plan Their U.S. Market Entry

Business law attorney Eugene Ho and IP attorney Beverly Hjorth will be presenting for ACTION Innovation Network members for its webinar series, discussing what life science companies should be thinking about when considering entry...

Event

2020 OHRP Exploratory Workshop

Health care attorney Emily Fogler will be presenting at the 2020 OHRP Exploratory Workshop in the third session, discussing sharing responsibilities and protecting participants - redefining roles in the single IRB era. For more...

Blog

Verrill Helps State’s Largest Solar Project Obtain Principal Environmental Permit