Biography

Christopher J.W. Coggeshall has focused his 40-plus years of practice on commercial real estate transactions, including negotiating, structuring, and documenting commercial, retail, and industrial developments, shopping centers, office and apartment buildings, and industrial parks.

He has an extensive practice in drafting and negotiating commercial leases, acquisition documents, and government-assisted financings.

Services/Industries

Education

  • Harvard Law School  (LL.B.)
  • Cornell University  (B.Met.E.)

Bar Admissions

  • Maine
  • New Hampshire

Honors

  • AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Recognized in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business under Real Estate
  • Named the Best Lawyers® 2013, 2018, and 2021 Real Estate "Lawyer of the Year" in Portland, Maine
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© for Real Estate Law in Portland, Maine
  • Selected by peers for inclusion in New England Super Lawyers© under Real Estate

To learn more about third-party ratings and rankings, and the selection processes used for inclusion, click here.

Firm Highlights

Event

Boston Bar Association Virtual CLE: The New 2021 Child Support Guidelines in Practice

On Monday, December 6 from 2:00PM to 4:00PM Verrill attorney David Friedman will be speaking at the Boston Bar Association's Virtual CLE: The New 2021 Child Support Guidelines in Practice. David and the other...

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...

Publication/Podcast

Connecticut Supreme Court Rejects Tough Delaware Standard in Allowing Member Inspections of Manager-Managed LLC Books and Records – Or Does It?

Before allowing the inspection of corporate books and records, Delaware courts require a shareholder seeking information about possible mismanagement to come forward with evidence demonstrating a reasonable basis to suspect mismanagement. [1] In Benjamin...

Publication/Podcast

Breaking: OSHA Releases Emergency Temporary Standard for Employers with 100 or More Employees

Matter

Copyright Litigation: Software

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

Blog

California’s AB 488: You Can Check Out Any Time You Like But You Can Never Leave

The State of California is getting a firm grip on regulating charitable sales promotions with its new law AB 488 which passed in October 2021 and will become effective January 1, 2023 (in order...

News

32 Verrill Attorneys Named 2021 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

(November 22, 2021) – The 2021 edition of New England Super Lawyers and Rising Stars© has recognized a total of 32 Verrill attorneys for excellence in their individual areas of practice. Only the top...

Blog

You Are Here: A Mall Directory for Healthcare Transparency Requirements

The old adage “you can’t get where you’re going unless you know where you are” has never seemed more true than when applied to the current mélange of healthcare transparency guidance. Fortunately, a fading...

Event

Complying with OSHA's Vaccine Mandate Webinar

Join Verrill attorney Tawny Alvarez Friday, November 19th at 7 am or Thursday, December 2nd at 4 pm for a webinar explaining the new OSHA Vaccine mandate, the requirements of business, and what the...

News

Verrill Ranked Nationally for Health Care by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

(November 19, 2021) – Verrill has once again been ranked nationally for its Health Care practice (Tier 2) and in 63 practice areas based on geography by the U.S. News & World Report and...

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