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Verrill Dana Nationally Ranked for Health Care by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

November 2, 2016 Press Releases

Firm also ranked in more than 50 metropolitan practice areas

(November 2, 2016) – Verrill Dana was nationally ranked for its Health Care practice (Tier 2) and 50 metropolitan practice areas by the U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.

Verrill Dana was recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® for the following practice areas:

Augusta, Maine

  • Government Relations Practice

Boston, Mass.

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Family Law
  • Healthcare Law
  • Litigation Bankruptcy
  • Trust & Estates Law

Portland, Maine

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Arbitration
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Energy Law
  • Energy Regulatory Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Healthcare Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Litigation – Trust & Estates
  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Non-Profit / Charities Law
  • Patent Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Sports Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Stamford, Conn. (Metropolitan area covering the firm's Westport, Conn. Office)

  • Commercial Litigation

About "Best Law Firms": The U.S. News – Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process. To be eligible for a ranking, a law firm must have at least one lawyer listed in the 22nd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America© list for that particular location and specialty.

Firm Highlights

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Policies to Guide Employee Conduct and Respond to Misconduct

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Event

Understanding Your Fiduciary Responsibilities Under ERISA

Employers have long understood the importance of fiduciary compliance with respect to 401(k) plans and other retirement plans subject to ERISA, and most have sound processes and governance structures in place to ensure the...

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The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Clarifies the Contours of the Attorney-Client Privilege and Work Product Doctrine in Internal Investigations

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Blog

Pension Plan Mortality Table Litigation – What’s Next?

The first major settlement of a lawsuit challenging the mortality assumptions used to calculate pension plan benefits was announced earlier this year. According to court filings in Cruz v. Raytheon Company , the settlement...

News

Lawsuit Over Maine Beach Access

News Center Maine ran a news story, "Group files lawsuit over Maine public beach access," discussing that a group is suing property owners for beach access. The story explains that "Maine's tidal coastline is...

News

Beachfront Home Owners' Property Lines Present Challenges for Businesses

On April 22, Portland Press Herald published an article, "Lawsuit could settle debate over who owns Maine beaches between low- and high-tide lines," explaining that Maine's top court decided beachfront home owners own the...

Event

Global Virtual Legal Project Management Summit

Matter

Copyright Litigation: Software

Defended equipment manufacturer in copyright dispute involving firmware for digital subscriber line access multiplexers (“DSLAMs”). Case resolved favorably.

Matter

Trademark Litigation: Software

Represented trademark owner in litigation with foreign software company. Successfully defeated motion to dismiss on jurisdictional grounds, which was affirmed on appeal. Also successfully defeated summary judgment motion, which resulted in case settling before...

Blog

Understanding Your Fiduciary Responsibilities Under ERISA: A Webinar

Employers have long understood the importance of fiduciary compliance with respect to 401(k) plans and other retirement plans subject to ERISA, and most have sound processes and governance structures in place to ensure the...

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