Notable Publications

  • “Issues Affecting the Transfer of Technology Owned by Medical and Academic Institutions,” in Inside the Minds: Winning Legal Strategies for Technology and e-Business – Leading lawyers in Development, Protection and Compliance, Aspatore Books (2005)
  • Business Transactions Powerlink, Contributing Author, West Group in CD-ROM format.
  • Federal Technology Transfer and the Human Genome Project, Acknowledged Reviewer, United States Congress Office of Technology Assessment
  • The Consequences of Appealing Plea Bargain Agreements: Prisoners Face Increased Sentences on Retrial After Vacated Convictions, Expanded Comment, 43 Washington and Lee Law Review 556
  • Expanding the Automobile Exception: Fourth Circuit Upholds Warrantless Search of Parked Automobile Based Solely on Probable Cause to Believe Vehicle Contained Contraband, Expanded Comment, 43 Washington and Lee Law Review 577
  • Down but not Out – The Lockup Still Has Legal Punch when Properly Used, Note, 43 Washington and Lee Law Review 1125

Firm Highlights

Matter

Advised Fortune 500 Company on Group Health and Welfare Benefit Plans

We were engaged by a Fortune 500 manufacturing company to provide legal and compliance services regarding its group health and welfare benefit plans. During the course of our representation, we have advised the company...

Blog

401(k) Plan Matching Contributions: To True Up or Not True Up?

As a matter of plan design, for purposes of matching contributions some 401(k) plans provide that a participant’s compensation for the entire plan year is taken into account (regardless of whether the participant makes...

News

Ruth Mattson quoted in Law360 article regarding new Massachusetts surtax

Event

Annual Update: Part 1 - 2022 Legal Year in Review (1st Session)

Blog

Maine PUC to Kick Off Review of Grid Plan to Assist Clean Energy Transition

Last month, the Maine Public Utilities Commission initiated a proceeding to identify the priorities to be addressed in an electric grid plan that will assist Maine in the “cost-effective transition to a clean, affordable...

Matter

Elections and Constitutional Law: Successfully Challenged Certification of Initiative Petition

In a victory for consumers and the ride-hailing public, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently barred the Secretary of State from placing on the November ballot initiative petitions proposed by companies such as Uber...

Publication/Podcast

The PHE is Ending: Do You Know Where Your Waivers Are?

While the pandemic is not over, the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) is expected to expire soon, which means that a number of operational, safety, and billing standards that were waived at the beginning...

News

Verrill Welcomes Associates Brody Haverly-Johndro, Maye Emlein, Victoria Larson, Chris Petronio, Abby Plummer, and Alexander Read

Event

Annual Update: Part 1 - 2022 Legal Year in Review (2nd Session)

Publication/Podcast

Maine PUC Clarifies Ability of Level 2 Projects to “Leapfrog” Level 4 Projects in Interconnection Queue

After months of uncertainty over the issue of whether Level 2 renewable energy projects can “leapfrog” Level 4 projects in the queue, the Maine PUC clarified one of the ambiguities. Specifically, in response to...

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