Biography

As an experienced transactional paralegal, Amber focuses in the area of corporate law and assists the Business Law Group with preparing filings and agreements to establish and maintain business entities, as well as conducting transaction due diligence.

In her time as a paralegal, she also has experience facilitating complex real estate transactions and contract administration. Prior to joining the firm, Amber had experience working inhouse and for a prominent international private equity administrator.

After many years in Denver, Amber has returned to Portland, Maine, where she began her career. Outside of the office, you can find her exploring the many state and national parks or beachcombing with her dog.

Services/Industries

Education

  • University of Maine  (B.A.)
    • Political Science
  • Husson University  (A.A.)
    • Paralegal Studies

Firm Highlights

Blog

The How and When of Separations from Service Under Section 409A

Readers who regularly work with deferred compensation plans will know that Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code (“Section 409A”) prescribes six events or times at which deferred compensation may be distributed to participants...

News

The Boston Bar Association Adds Verrill Attorney David M. Friedman to Council

Matter

Advised Fortune 500 Company on Group Health and Welfare Benefit Plans

We were engaged by a Fortune 500 manufacturing company to provide legal and compliance services regarding its group health and welfare benefit plans. During the course of our representation, we have advised the company...

Event

Annual Update: Part 1 - 2022 Legal Year in Review (2nd Session)

Publication/Podcast

BLM-Masked Employees of Whole Foods Lose Race Bias Appeal Regarding Dress Code

Matter

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...

Blog

Proposed Changes to Massachusetts Paid Family & Medical Leave Regulations

The Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave has proposed changes to the regulations governing the state’s paid family and medical leave program. The proposed changes are intended to clarify the requirements related to...

Publication/Podcast

Amending Your Retirement Plans this Year for SECURE Act and CARES Act Changes

This post was updated on September 29, 2022. On August 3, 2022, the IRS extended the deadline for retirement plan sponsors to adopt amendments necessary to comply with the Setting Every Community Up for...

News

Verrill Attorney Elizabeth Connellan Smith Elected President of National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network

Event

Annual Update: Part 1 - 2022 Legal Year in Review (1st Session)

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