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

December 21, 2020 Press Releases

Ranked in More than 60 Other Practice and Metropolitan Areas

(December 21, 2020)– Verrill once again ranked nationally for its Health Care practice (Tier 2) and in 63 practice areas based on geography 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 was recognized by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® for the following metropolitan practice areas:

Augusta, Maine

  • Government Relations Practice

Boston, Massachusetts

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Family Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation – Defendants
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Portland, Maine

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • 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
  • Education Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Energy Law
  • Energy Regulatory Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
  • Litigation – Construction
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – Insurance
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
  • Litigation – Patent
  • Litigation – Real Estate
  • Litigation – Trusts & Estates
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants
  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Natural Resources Law
  • Nonprofit / Charities 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)

  • Arbitration
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation – Securities

Firm Highlights

News

Nine Verrill Attorneys Named Top Lawyers in Fairfield County

(April 8, 2021) – Verrill is pleased to announce nine of the firm’s attorneys in its Westport, Connecticut office were ranked as Top Lawyers in Fairfield County by Moffly Media, the publishers of popular...

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Verrill Helps Hancock Solar Project Obtain MDEP Permit, Protect Upland Sandpipers

The 14-megawatt Hancock Solar project in the town of Hancock, Maine has obtained its Site Law permit from the Maine Department of Environmental Protection. Verrill assisted the project with environmental permitting, which included the...

Publication/Podcast

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

In Attorney General v. Facebook, Inc. , No. SJC-12496 (March 24, 2021), [i] the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court clarified the scope of protection afforded by the attorney-client privilege and the work product doctrine to...

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Verrill Attorney Gregory Fryer Recognized as Top Author in JD Supra 2021 Readers Choice Awards

(April 8, 2021) – Verrill attorney Gregory Fryer was recognized as a top author for finance and banking in JD Supra’s 2021 Readers Choice Awards . The top ten authors were selected for each...

Blog

ESG Ping-Pong®

The recent regulatory back-and-forth over the investment of ERISA-governed retirement plan assets based on environmental, social, and corporate governance (“ESG”) factors has demonstrated that ESG investing will remain under an intense spotlight for some...

Blog

Verrill Attorneys Present on Issues in Maine Energy and Electric Utility Regulation

The energy and environmental landscape is constantly evolving. On Tuesday, April 22, 2021, Halfmoon Education Inc. presents a full-day, virtual program, "Issues in Maine Energy and Electric Utility Regulation," which will highlight the current...

Publication/Podcast

Employers Required to Give Free COBRA Coverage to be Offset by Medicare Tax Credits

Among other things, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARPA”), signed into law on March 11, 2021, provides “assistance eligible individuals” (“AEIs”) who lose their health insurance coverage under an employer’s group health...

Event

Issues in Maine Energy and Electric Utility Regulation

On Thursday, April 22 attorneys Bill Harwood and Scott Anderson will be presenting for HalfMoon Education Online Learning's Issues in Maine Energy and Electric Utility Regulation, an interactive webinar. In the webinar, attendees will...

Matter

Representative Litigation Matters

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 Led defense trial team in a four-week...

Blog

Identifying Plan Assets in ERISA Health & Welfare Plans

Last month, we advised readers of this blog to consider efforts to formalize the fiduciary governance of their health and welfare benefit plans. In that post , we described some of the reasons that...

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