Biography

Dave represents lenders and borrowers in a broad range of asset-based and real estate-based loans, bond transactions, and other complex commercial loan facilities.

Dave has substantial experience in real estate acquisitions, commercial leases, and condominium developments. He is also General Counsel for the Maine Health and Higher Educational and Facilities Authority, an instrumentality of the state created with the purpose of providing eligible nonprofit colleges, universities, and licensed health care facilities with financing for qualified projects by issuing low-cost, tax-exempt bonds. When it comes to commercial lending, Dave's clients rely upon his experience and insight to get deals closed, even under the most complicated and thorny circumstances.

Services/Industries

Education

  • Vermont Law School  (J.D., magna cum laude)
  • New Mexico State University  (B.A., With Honors)

Bar Admissions

  • Maine

Memberships

  • Maine State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Honors

  • AV® rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Recognized in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business under Real Estate
  • 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, Government Financing and Banking

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Court and Other Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maine

Firm Highlights

Blog

Maine Solar Boom: Over 1.5GW of Distributed Solar Capacity in the Queue

Publication/Podcast

2020 Annual Employment Law Update Materials

On Thursday, January 30, members from Verrill's Employment & Labor group, as well as some from the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation group, conducted a full-day seminar full of employment law related topics that...

Event

Northeastern University RISE Expo

Verrill is sponsoring Northeastern University's RISE Expo on April 9, 2020. Our attorneys, Rob Hover, Dean Phelps, Lin Hymel, Beverly Hjorth, and John Powell, will attend and judge student's work, as well as interview...

Matter

Power Purchase Agreements

Represented a New York wind developer in proceedings in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island to obtain regulatory approval of power purchase agreements with utilities in those three states pursuant to their tristate clean energy...

Matter

Change of Control of Emera Maine

Verrill represented Emera Maine, and its affiliates Chester SVC Partnership and Maine Electric Power Company (the “Utilities”), before the Maine PUC with respect to the Utilities’ request for Commission approval of the change of...

Blog

SECURE Act: Change to RMD Trigger Age Should Trigger Your Attention Now

As summarized in our January 7 Client Advisory , the SECURE Act includes many changes that affect the design and administration of retirement plans. One of those changes is the increase to the trigger...

Event

2020 OHRP Exploratory Workshop

Health care attorney Emily Fogler will be presenting at the 2020 OHRP Exploratory Workshop in the third session, discussing sharing responsibilities and protecting participants - redefining roles in the single IRB era. Stay tuned...

News

Verrill-law.com Earns Gold in the 2020 AVA Digital Awards Competition

News

Verrill Again Honored for Commitment to Pro Bono Service

(February 19, 2020) – Verrill is honored to receive the 2020 Maine Volunteer Lawyers Project (VLP) Firm Pro Bono Achievement Award, presented by VLP during the Maine State Bar Association Annual Business Meeting &...

Publication/Podcast

Two Proposed Rules Aim to Increase Organ Donation in the U.S.