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32 Verrill Attorneys, Across Three Offices, Recognized in 2021 Chambers & Partners Guide

May 27, 2021 Press Releases

(May 27, 2021) – Verrill has been rated as a Leading Firm in a total of 11 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 27% of attorneys from the firm, including 24 Maine-based, four Massachusetts-based, and four Connecticut-based were acknowledged. In addition to the firm’s individual rankings, the firm was recognized in Connecticut for Corporate/M&A, HealthCare, and Litigation: General Commercial; in Maine for Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/M&A, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Energy & Natural Resources, Environment, Labor & Employment, Litigation: General Commercial, and Real Estate; and in Massachusetts for Healthcare.

The individual attorneys recognized are:

Portland, Maine Office

  • Eric D. Altholz (Employee Benefits & Compensation)
  • Tawny L. Alvarez (Labor & Employment)
  • Lisa S. Boehm (Employee Benefits & 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 & Compensation)
  • Mark K. Googins (Corporate/M&A)
  • William S. Harwood (Energy & Natural Resources)
  • Nathaniel R. Hull (Bankruptcy/Restructuring)
  • Christopher Lockman (Employee Benefits & Compensation)
  • Suzanne E. Meeker (Employee Benefits & 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)
  • Jeffrey L. Heidt (Healthcare)
  • Paul W. Shaw (Healthcare)

Westport, Connecticut Office

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

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