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38 Verrill Attorneys, Across Four Offices, Recognized in 2020 Chambers & Partners Guide

April 27, 2020 Press Releases

(April 27, 2020) – Verrill has been rated as a Leading Firm in a total of ten categories and subcategories as evaluated by London-based Chambers & Partners, one of the world's most respected legal research and publishing firms. Each year, Chambers conducts thousands of in-depth interviews with clients in order to assess the reputations and experience of business lawyers across the United States in various practice areas.

In addition, approximately 30% of attorneys from the firm, including 25 Maine-based, six Massachusetts-based, six Connecticut-based, and one Rhode Island-based attorney, were acknowledged as Leading Lawyers in the fields of Bankruptcy/Restructuring; Corporate/Commercial; Corporate/M&A; Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation; Energy & Natural Resources; Environment; Healthcare; Labor & Employment; Litigation: General Commercial; Litigation: Medical Malpractice & Insurance; Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations; and Real Estate. The individual attorneys recognized are:

Portland, Maine Office

  • Eric D. Altholz (Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation)
  • Lisa S. Boehm (Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation)
  • Robert C. Brooks (Labor & Employment)
  • Juliet T. Browne (Environment)
  • Anthony M. Calcagni (Real Estate)
  • Roger A. Clement Jr. (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
  • James I. Cohen (Energy & Natural Resources)
  • Douglas P. Currier (Labor & Employment)
  • Gregory S. Fryer (Corporate/M&A)
  • David L. Galgay Jr. (Real Estate)
  • Martha C. Gaythwaite (Litigation: General Commercial)
  • Kenneth F. Ginder (Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation)
  • Mark K. Googins (Corporate/M&A)
  • William S. Harwood (Energy & Natural Resources)
  • Nora R. Healy (Energy & Natural Resources)
  • Nathaniel R. Hull (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
  • Christopher Lockman (Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation)
  • Brian Marshall (Energy & Natural Resources)
  • Suzanne E. Meeker (Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation)
  • Richard G. Moon (Labor & Employment)
  • James C. Palmer (Real Estate)
  • A. Robert Ruesch (Litigation: General Commercial)
  • Gordon R. Smith (Environment)
  • Mathew Todaro (Environment)
  • Karen Frink Wolf (Litigation: Medical Malpractice & Insurance)

Boston, Massachusetts Office

  • Mark A. Borreliz (Healthcare)
  • Michael Fee (Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations)
  • Kate Gallin Heffernan (Healthcare)
  • Jeffrey L. Heidt (Healthcare)
  • Andrew Rusczek (Healthcare)
  • Paul W. Shaw (Healthcare)

Westport, Connecticut Office

  • Regina M. Flaherty (Real Estate)
  • Christopher M. Graham (Corporate/M&A)
  • Cheryl L. Johnson (Corporate/M&A)
  • Frank J. Silvestri Jr. (Litigation: General Commercial)
  • Patricia D. Weitzman (Healthcare)
  • Barbara A. Young (Corporate/M&A)

Providence, Rhode Island Office

  • Elizabeth Murdock Myers (Corporate/Commercial)

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