Biography

Art serves Verrill’s clients by assisting attorneys in all phases of the litigation process, from initial client consultations all the way through state and federal court appeals, or other dispositive proceedings.

On most matters, Art engages in extensive document control and organization, aided by a variety of technologies, to distill complex information for use by attorneys in depositions, in summary judgment proceedings or other court filings, and, ultimately, at trial and appeal. He has developed a facility with a variety of electronic document management systems for the gathering, analysis, production, and utilization of case-critical information. Finding things, and people — particularly those not wanting to be found — has been a cultivated strength.

Over the course of his 25-year career, he has developed broad experience in a variety of litigation matters, including real estate, land use, construction, insurance, employment, intellectual property, governmental and private investigations, white-collar criminal defense, securities, and general commercial matters.

Following many years in the Boston legal community, Art has returned to his native Maine, where he enjoys classic and contemporary film and theater, rabidly cheering for the New England Patriots, exploring the coast and mountains of New England, and relaxing with family and friends.

Services/Industries

Education

  • Bentley University  (Paralegal Certificate)
  • Bentley University  (B.A.)

Firm Highlights

Blog

Future of Non-Competes: Insights into Executive Order Promoting Competition in the American Economy

Blog

Maine Legislature Adopts Major Revision to Its Net Energy Billing Program

On July 1, 2021, LD 936, An Act To Amend State Laws Relating to Net Energy Billing and the Procurement of Distributed Generation became law after Maine Governor Janet Mills allowed the legislatively enacted...

Matter

Copyright Litigation: Software

Defended equipment manufacturer in copyright dispute involving firmware for digital subscriber line access multiplexers (“DSLAMs”). Case resolved favorably.

Event

MAME's 32nd Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament

Please join us as we sponsor MAME’s 32nd Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament! Proceeds go to the MAME Scholarship Fund to help support students interested in entering the manufacturing and trade industry in Maine. At...

Matter

Trademark Litigation: Software

Represented trademark owner in litigation with foreign software company. Successfully defeated motion to dismiss on jurisdictional grounds, which was affirmed on appeal. Also successfully defeated summary judgment motion, which resulted in case settling before...

News

Advice from Former Portland Charter Commission

On June 23, Portland Phoenix published an article, "Those who have been there predict Portland Charter Commission faces steep learning curve," discussing the organizational meeting with Portland's newly elected Charter Commission. In the meeting...

News

Maine's Evolving Economy and the Future of Remote Work

On June 8, Maine Public published "The Future of Remote Work: The Outlook for Maine Employers and Workers As Offices Re-Open," covering its Maine’s Evolving Economy series that focuses on the shifts in Maine’s...

Publication/Podcast

Can Nonprofits Require COVID-19 Vaccines?

On June 10, employment and labor attorney Tawny Alvarez spoke with Maine Association of Nonprofits for its blog post "Help Desk FAQ: Can Nonprofits Require COVID-19 Vaccines?" As MANP continues to receive questions from...

Publication/Podcast

Portland Maine Business Podcast with Tawny Alvarez

On this week's Portland Maine Business Podcast , a podcast with Shelby Turcotte of Shelby Trained, he interviews employment and labor attorney Tawny Alvarez who shares stories that contributed to shaping her as a...

Blog

Massachusetts Now Requires Paid COVID-19 Leave for all Employees

Massachusetts now requires all employers, regardless of size, with Massachusetts employees to offer employees paid, job-protected leave for certain COVID-19-related reasons, including to get or recover from a COVID-19 vaccine. Massachusetts also has established...

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