Verrill's Business Law Group provides legal services to corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships, business trusts, and other types of businesses, at all stages, operating in a wide range of industries across diverse markets. In providing corporate legal services, we work with stakeholders of all kinds, including management, officers, boards of directors, majority stockholder groups, and minority stockholders. Our goal is to be seen and relied upon by the client as a trusted advisor and a valued team member.

We assist corporate clients with their governance needs, including getting appropriate input and authorization from stockholders, directors, and officers for decisions regarding finances, strategic planning, management, ownership succession, and similar matters.

We regularly advise boards of directors and board committees on their obligations and rights under corporate governance and state and federal securities laws, including in their fiduciary roles.

Our tax and business attorneys complement our clients' management, including their in-house finance and external accounting teams and other advisors, to elicit appropriate information at proper times to ensure that our clients' needs are stated, understood, and met in accordance with applicable laws and standards.

Firm Highlights

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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...

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

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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...

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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...

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Copyright Litigation: Software

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

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

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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...

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

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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...

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