Upcoming Events

Past Events

FFCRA Expanded Leave
August 14, 2020 at 10:00am11:00am
Online Webinar
Robert C. Brooks
Annual Employment Law Update: HR 2020 Vision for the Future
January 30, 2020 at 7:30am4:30pm (EDT)
The Westin Portland Harborview
Tawny L. Alvarez, Samuel J. Baldwin, Robert C. Brooks, Elizabeth Connellan Smith, Scott J. Connolly, Douglas P. Currier, Benjamin E. Ford, Elizabeth T. Johnston, Christopher S. Lockman, Richard G. Moon
2019 Annual Employment Law Update
January 31, 2019
The Westin Harborview Hotel
Robert C. Brooks, Benjamin E. Ford, Elizabeth T. Johnston, Richard G. Moon, Michael V. Saxl, Tawny L. Alvarez, Patricia D. Weitzman, Douglas P. Currier, Elizabeth Connellan Smith, Mathew J. Todaro, Samuel J. Baldwin, Suzanne E. Meeker, Sara E. Hirshon, Christopher S. Lockman

Firm Highlights

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Discrimination Defense

We successfully defended a large aviation ground handling service company against claims of violation of the ADA and the FMLA—garnering summary judgment in their favor.

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NWCDN Workers' Compensation in a Post-COVID World

Join the National Workers' Compensation Defense Network (NWCDN) and the WorkersCompensation.com Center for a live virtual seminar. This year, due to COVID concerns, the organization has partnered with WorkersCompensation.com to bring you two virtual...

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Web Accessibility Claims on the Rise: Are You Compliant?

Please join the Maine Tourism Association and HospitalityMaine on Wednesday November 4th at 11am for a joint webinar with employment and labor attorneys Tawny Alvarez and Doug Currier. During this session, you will learn...

News

As the Economy Reopens, Businesses Must be Aware of Possible Lawsuits

On May 11, the Bangor Daily News published an article, "Lawsuits may be next battleground for businesses as pandemic economy reopens," where legal experts give insight on the lawsuits to come as businesses begin...

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Nearly 80 Verrill Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers® 2021, Including a Dozen Named Lawyers of the Year

(August 24, 2020) – Nearly 80 Verrill attorneys were recognized as "Best Lawyers" by Best Lawyers® 2021 , including 12 attorneys named “Lawyer of the Year,” a distinguished recognition for only a single lawyer...

Publication/Podcast

Webinar Materials: Avoiding Risk & Litigation in the COVID-19 Work Environment

On May 28, Verrill attorney Tawny Alvarez and MassPay's Paul Carelis presented "Avoiding Risk & Litigation in the COVID-19 Work Environment" and discussed unknowns and liabilities for businesses when returning to work begins. Our...

Blog

What Employers Need to Know About The Families First Coronavirus Response Act - An Animation

Navigating the ins and outs of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) can be difficult for employers. This animation seeks to illustrate some of the most important takeaways. Transcript: Hi, I'm Tawny, a...

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Should You Adjust Your Plans Based on the New PPP Forgiveness Guidance?

Your inbox is likely flooded with news about the forgiveness guidance from the Small Business Administration (SBA) that came in the form of instructions on how to fill out the application. These instructions provided...

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Discrimination Defense

We successfully defended a regional hotel chain against administrative claims of ADA and MHRA disability discrimination.

Blog

This Week's Show: Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping

On Saturday, October 17, Tawny interviewed Benjamin Ford, Partner in Verrill's Employment & Labor Group, for this segment of HR Power Hour. For this episode, Ben and Tawny discuss combating race and sex stereotyping...