Biography

Jamey is a highly-regarded business lawyer with many years of experience handling general healthcare and corporate law, especially sophisticated medical and technology transfer transactions. He represents leading healthcare institutions and technology companies (both bio and high tech), individual physicians and research scientists.

In addition to medical and technology transfer matters, corporate clients seek Jamey’s expertise with discrete issues involving HIPAA, FDA marketing, contracts, commercial lending, and securities law. He represents major companies and other entities dealing with organization, financing, business and intellectual property issues ­ ranging from acquisitions through exit strategies ­ as well as other complex business law issues.

Jamey joined the firm in 1992. Before that, he was with the former firm of Palmer & Dodge in that firm’s Business Law Department. After graduating from law school, he served as law clerk to the Honorable Kenneth F. Ripple, Circuit Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Jamey coordinated program presentations at several mid-year and annual meetings of the American Bar Association in Boston, New York, New Orleans and Chicago.

Outside the office Jamey enjoys spending time with his family, climbing the step mill, and reading.

Services/Industries

Education

  • Washington and Lee University School of Law  (J.D., summa cum laude)
  • University of New Hampshire  (B.A., cum laude)

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Memberships

  • New York Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Past Co-Chairperson, Section of Science and Technology, Committee on Enterprise and Commercialization, American Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Advisory Board, “Technology Development and Transfer Report” Civic Research Institute, Inc.

Honors

  • Massachusetts Super Lawyer

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Court and Other Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit Bar
  • Northern District of Indiana Bar

Firm Highlights

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...

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HR Power Hour with Sabine Gedeon

Event

Maine HR Convention: Workshop C: What Every Plan Sponsor Needs to Know-Your Fiduciary Duties in 2023

Join Verrill's Christopher S. Lockman at the 2023 Maine HR Convention where he will be presenting Workshop C: What Every Plan Sponsor Needs to Know-Your Fiduciary Duties in 2023 . This workshop will review...

News

Verrill's Norman Belanger and Betts Gorsky Featured in Mainebiz Article

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Maine HR Convention: Workshop A: Out of Sight, Out of Mind-Legal Implications of Proximity Bias

Join Verrill's Tawny L. Alvarez at the 2023 Maine HR Convention where she will be presenting Workshop A:Out of Sight, Out of Mind-Legal Implications of Proximity Bias. Proximity bias can raise discrimination issues for...

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Say What You Mean, Mean What You Say…Gorelick v. Star Markets: A Study in Indemnity

Indemnity clauses in contracts are a valuable tool for allocating risk among the contracting parties, most often risk attendant to personal injury and property damage, and their effect can be far-reaching. Despite their significance...

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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...

News

David Lazarus Quoted in Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Article Regarding Cryptocurrency Whistleblowing.

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Whole Foods Win Shows Workplace Rules Can Shield Cos.

Verrill attorney Liz Johnston was recently published in Law360 for her article “Whole Foods Win Shows Workplace Rules Can Shield Cos.” In the article, Johnston discusses the recent decision in Kinzer v. Whole Foods...

Blog

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Proposes National Drinking Water Standard for Six PFAS Compounds

On March 14, 2023, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) announced a proposed National Primary Drinking Water Regulation (NPDWR) for six per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (“PFAS”). PFAS are a category of manufactured chemicals that...

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