Experience

Business and Commercial Disputes: Trade Secrets, Unfair Trade Practices, Non-Competition

Representation of a national waste management company and its executives in the defense of claims of the theft of trade secrets, unfair trade practices; and violations of non-competition and non-solicitation agreements brought by its competitor.

Business and Commercial Disputes: Tortious Interference with Business Relations

Representation of a national developer in the prosecution of claims of tortious interference of contractual, economic, and business relations against its competitor pursuant to a shareholder and development agreement in the construction of a destination resort.

Business and Commercial Disputes: Unfair Trade Practices

Representation of a national design and manufacturing company in the defense of claims of unfair trade practices and breach of contract pursuant to a joint venture for the manufacturing of its products and the development of its intellectual property.

Business and Commercial Disputes: Breach of Contract

Representation of an international media company in the enforcement of claims of breach of contract for underpayment of royalties against its licensee.

Government Compliance and White Collar Criminal Defense: Financial Fraud

Representation of a private equity executive in the defense of claims of fraudulent conveyance brought by the federal government involving a multi-billion-dollar accounting fraud.

Government Compliance and White Collar Criminal Defense: Wire and Investor Fraud

Representation of an individual in the defense of claims of wire fraud brought by the federal government involving a multi-million dollar scheme to defraud investors.

Government Compliance and White Collar Criminal Defense: Health Care Fraud

Representation of a health care practice in the defense of federal and state government enforcement actions involving claims of Medicare and Medicaid fraud.

Government Compliance and White Collar Criminal Defense: Pharmaceutical

Representation of a pharmacy and its principal in the defense of claims brought by the federal government for criminal diversion and through civil enforcement actions.

Environmental Litigation

Representation of an international industrial equipment manufacturer in the defense of claims brought by environmental cost recovery actions.

Products Liability

Representation of an international engineering and manufacturing company in the defense of claims of products liability involving its premier fluid handling system.

Employment Litigation: Wage and Hour

Representation of a national security solutions company against claims of discrimination and wage and hour violations.

Employment Litigation: Discrimination and Harassment

Representation of a private equity owned medical group against claims of discrimination and harassment brought before the state Commission of Human Rights and Opportunities.

Firm Highlights

Matter

Copyright Litigation: Software

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

News

65 Verrill Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers® 2022, Including Eight Named Lawyers of the Year

(August 31, 2021) – 65 Verrill attorneys were recognized as "Best Lawyers" by Best Lawyers® 2022 , including 8 attorneys named “Lawyer of the Year,” a distinguished recognition for only a single lawyer in...

Publication/Podcast

Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation 2021 Summer Client Advisory

Click here to view as a PDF. This Client Advisory summarizes developments in the law governing employee benefit plans prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. We explain what these developments mean for plan sponsors and...

Publication/Podcast

Workers' Compensation and Employers' Liability Committee

In the spring of 2021, employment and labor attorney Beth Smith published an article in the American Bar Association's The Brief publication. Entitled "Workers' Compensation and Employers' Liability Committee," Beth discusses how this committee...

Blog

Self-Insured Group Health Plan Sponsors: Action Steps to Mitigate Risk Under the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act

The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (“MHPAEA”) provisions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (“CAA”) introduced a requirement that group health plans and insurance providers offering both medical and surgical benefits (“M/S...

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...

Blog

Longtime Verrill Attorney Begins New Role as Senior Advisor at Maine Governor’s Energy Office

News

New COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Impacts Many Maine Employers and Workers

Blog

HR Power Hour with Scot Mattox - What's Covered? Identifying Impairment in the Workplace

Publication/Podcast

Using Legal Project Management in Merger and Acquisition and Joint Venture Transactions, Third Edition

Dennis J. White co-edited the 2021 American Bar Association publication entitled Using Legal Project Management in Merger and Acquisition and Joint Venture Transactions: A Guidebook for Managing Deals More Efficiently and Effectively, Third Edition...

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