Biography

Brody applies his passion for pragmatic problem-solving to assist clients with complex regulatory compliance issues and help them achieve their legislative policy goals.

Brody received his J.D. from the University of Maine School of Law. While in law school, Brody gained experience interning in numerous offices across state government, including the Office of the Maine Attorney General and the Office of Governor Janet T. Mills. During his last year of law school, Brody clerked in the Office of General Counsel at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and with a large Maine firm where he focused on energy policy and compliance issues.

Brody has been and remains very active in Maine Democratic politics and spent time prior to law school working in Congresswoman Chellie Pingree’s Portland, Maine and Washington, DC offices.

When not working, Brody enjoys hiking, traveling, visiting one of Portland’s many restaurants, and staying politically engaged.

Admission to Maine Bar is pending.

Services/Industries

Education

  • University of Maine School of Law  (J.D.)
    • Articles Editor, Ocean and Coastal Law Journal
    • Vice President, Student Bar Association
    • Student Attorney and Roger A. Putnam Fellow, Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic
  • University of Maine  (B.A., magna cum laude)
    • Political Science

Public Service

  • Board Member, University of Maine Alumni Chapter of Southern Maine (2020-present)
  • Mentor, Portland High School Mentoring Program (2019-2021)
  • President, statewide political organization (2016-2019)

Firm Highlights

News

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

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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...

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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...

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Verrill Partner Mat Todaro selected to serve on the American Bar Association’s Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources 2022 Fall Conference Planning Committee

Earlier this year, Verrill Partner Mat Todaro was selected by American Bar Association leadership to serve on the 2022 Fall Conference Planning Committee for its Section on Environment, Energy, and Resources. In this role...

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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...

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

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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...

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

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

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

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