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Representative Construction Litigation Experience

  • Represented one of the nation's largest geotechnical subcontractors in claims against a major general contractor arising from construction of pier improvements at an East Coast naval facility
  • Part of defense trial team in a four-week jury trial of a quasi-state agency in $22 million differing site condition claim arising out of the construction of $100 million marine terminal
  • Represented major gas utility in defense of $40 million claim by steel pipeline contractor
  • Represented major gas utility in $10 million dispute involving pipeline contractor's differing site condition claims and counterclaims for construction defects — engagement included successful motion to dismiss under economic loss rule of negligent misrepresentation claims brought by pipeline contractor against major gas utility (Tetra Tech Construction, Inc. v. Summit Natural Gas of Maine, Inc., 2016 WL 3881056)
  • Represented homeowner in arbitration against home/building mover involving warranty and breach of contract claims
  • Represented HVAC subcontractor in multi-week arbitration against general contractor involving claim of wrongful termination from project at an East Coast naval facility
  • Provided trial support and motion and appellate brief drafting on behalf of developer/builder in breach of contract case brought by potential purchaser
  • Represented surety in litigation involving contractor, state agency, and mountaintop utility construction
  • Obtained partial motion to dismiss on behalf of HVAC contractor on defamation and anti-trust claims

Firm Highlights

Event

Annual Update: Part 1 - 2022 Legal Year in Review (2nd Session)

News

Verrill Welcomes Associates Brody Haverly-Johndro, Maye Emlein, Victoria Larson, Chris Petronio, Abby Plummer, and Alexander Read

News

Ruth Mattson quoted in Law360 article regarding new Massachusetts surtax

Blog

401(k) Plan Matching Contributions: To True Up or Not True Up?

As a matter of plan design, for purposes of matching contributions some 401(k) plans provide that a participant’s compensation for the entire plan year is taken into account (regardless of whether the participant makes...

Publication/Podcast

The PHE is Ending: Do You Know Where Your Waivers Are?

While the pandemic is not over, the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) is expected to expire soon, which means that a number of operational, safety, and billing standards that were waived at the beginning...

Event

Annual Update: Part 1 - 2022 Legal Year in Review (1st Session)

Publication/Podcast

Maine PUC Clarifies Ability of Level 2 Projects to “Leapfrog” Level 4 Projects in Interconnection Queue

After months of uncertainty over the issue of whether Level 2 renewable energy projects can “leapfrog” Level 4 projects in the queue, the Maine PUC clarified one of the ambiguities. Specifically, in response to...

Matter

Elections and Constitutional Law: Successfully Challenged Certification of Initiative Petition

In a victory for consumers and the ride-hailing public, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently barred the Secretary of State from placing on the November ballot initiative petitions proposed by companies such as Uber...

Matter

Advised Fortune 500 Company on Group Health and Welfare Benefit Plans

We were engaged by a Fortune 500 manufacturing company to provide legal and compliance services regarding its group health and welfare benefit plans. During the course of our representation, we have advised the company...

Blog

Maine PUC to Kick Off Review of Grid Plan to Assist Clean Energy Transition

Last month, the Maine Public Utilities Commission initiated a proceeding to identify the priorities to be addressed in an electric grid plan that will assist Maine in the “cost-effective transition to a clean, affordable...

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