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Verrill Welcomes Litigator Travis Waller

October 15, 2019 Press Releases

(October 15, 2019) – Verrill is pleased to welcome attorney Travis Waller to the firm's Westport office.

Waller has experience in a wide range of complex commercial disputes in addition to construction litigation. Prior to joining Verrill, he participated in litigation on behalf of developers, general contractors, and subcontractors in some of the largest projects in Connecticut. Waller previously clerked for the Honorable Thomas J. LaConte, P.J.Ch. in the Superior Court of New Jersey, General Equity Division.

Waller earned his law degree from the University of Minnesota Law School with a concentration in Intellectual Property. During law school, he worked as a legal research assistant to the Minnesota House of Representatives, a research assistant to a professor focused on the areas of intellectual property law and patent remedies, and as a managing editor and articles editor for the Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, where Travis earned distinction as the 2017 Editor of the Year. Waller received his bachelor's degree in English and linguistics from the University of North Dakota. Waller also received the Minnesota Justice Foundation Public Service Distinction in 2017.

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Verrill Trial Attorneys Again Recognized as “Local Litigation Stars” by Benchmark Litigation

(October 30, 2019) – Eight Verrill attorneys have once again been recognized for their litigation skills in Benchmark Litigation’s 2020 edition . In addition to the firm’s eight individual rankings, both Karen Frink Wolf...

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Verrill Trial Lawyers Again Ranked Among the Nation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation

(September 30, 2019) –Verrill attorneys Martha C. Gaythwaite and Karen Frink Wolf were once again named two of the nation's " Top 250 Women in Litigation " by Benchmark Litigation . Benchmark Litigation is...

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Jury verdict awarding our client in excess of $900,000+ in U.S. District Court on behalf of a wrongfully terminated general contractor

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Contractor Prevails at Trial on Breach of Contract Claims and Gets Legal Fees Awarded

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Successful Defense of Claims for Delays, Owner Interference and Extra Work

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Successful Design and Construction Defects Claims for Large Hospital Client

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Defense of Contractor - Davis-Bacon Prevailing Wage Claims

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Real Estate Law: Ambiguities in Ancient Deeds to Kennebunkport Beach Resolved in Favor of Town

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Age Discrimination Case in the Health Care Industry

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