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39 Verrill Attorneys Named 2022 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

October 13, 2022 Press Releases

BOSTON, Mass.; PORTLAND, Maine; and WESTPORT, Conn. (October 13, 2022) – The 2022 edition of New England Super Lawyers© has recognized a total of 39 Verrill attorneys for excellence in their individual areas of practice.

Only the top 5% of attorneys in each New England state are included in the Super Lawyers guide, and only the top 2.5% in each state are selected as Rising Stars. Rising Stars are categorized as the best attorneys under 40 or those who have been practicing for 10 years or fewer. The selection process includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations.

Below is the listing, by resident office, of attorneys from Verrill who have been honored as New England Super Lawyers© and Rising Stars.

Westport, Conn.

  • Andrew B. Nevas (Estate & Trust Litigation)
  • Frank J. Silvestri, Jr. (Business Litigation)
  • Calvin K. Woo (Business Litigation)

Rising Stars

  • Kristen G. Rossetti (Business Litigation)
  • Travis K. Waller (IP Litigation)

Portland, Maine

  • Juliet T. Browne (Environmental)
  • Roger A. Clement, Jr. (Bankruptcy: Business)
  • James I. Cohen (Utilities)
  • Douglas P. Currier (Employment & Labor)
  • Martha C. Gaythwaite (Personal Injury Products: Defense)
  • John P. Giffune (Construction Litigation)
  • Mark K. Googins (Business/Corporate)
  • Nathaniel R. Hull (Bankruptcy: Business)
  • Kurt E. Klebe (Estate & Probate)
  • Suzanne E. Meeker (Employee Benefits)
  • Richard G. Moon (Employment & Labor)
  • A. Robert Ruesch (Construction Litigation)

Rising Stars

  • Tawny L. Alvarez (Employment & Labor)
  • Becky Lessard (Intellectual Property)
  • Christopher S. Lockman (Employee Benefits)
  • Marie J. Mueller (Construction Litigation)
  • Stephen Segal (Business Litigation)
  • Mathew J. Todaro (Environmental)
  • William Townshend (Estate Planning & Probate)

Boston, Mass.

  • Thomas O. Bean (Business Litigation)
  • Francesco A. De Vito (Real Estate)
  • Michael L. Fay (Estate & Probate)
  • Michael K. Fee (Criminal Defense: White Collar)
  • David M. Friedman (Family Law)
  • Brian M. Hurley (Land Use/Zoning)
  • Regina M. Hurley (Family Law)
  • Ruth Mattson (Estate & Probate)
  • Daniel J. Ossoff (Real Estate)

Rising Stars

  • Rachel A. Deering (Family Law)
  • Kristin S. Doeberl (Family Law)
  • Eugene H. Ho (Mergers & Acquisitions)
  • Matthew J. Leonard (Estate & Probate)
  • Kyle T. MacDonald (Family Law)
  • Danielle R. Starr (Family Law)

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