Notable Publications

Published Works
  • “Facilitating Brownfields Redevelopment Through the Strategic Use of Environmental Insurance” published in New England’s Environment, March/April, 2003.
  • “Summary of Key Provisions of 1992 Amendments to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 21E” published in “The Best of MCLE Journal”, May, 1993.
  • The environmental law chapter of Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education’s Treatise entitled “Massachusetts Corporate Practice”, 1992.
  • “Toxic Torts Put CEO’s at Risk” published in Chief Executive Magazine, No. 52 July/August, 1989.
  • “Superfund Liability Traps Affecting Developers and Lenders” published in the ALI/ABA Course of Study materials for “Minimizing Liability for Hazardous Waste Management,” 1988 and also in “Environmental Audits and Risk Assessments” published by the American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, 1988.
  • “Environmental Enforcement Tools Affecting Real Estate Transfers” published in “Burdens of Environmental Regulation on Private Property Ownership and Business Transactions: Reasonable or Unreasonable?” by the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Environmental Law, 1987.
  • “Right-To-Know: An Employers Perspective” (co-authored with Thomas Kanwit of Gaston & Snow) published in the handbook for the American Hospital Association’s video teleconference on “Confronting the Risk: Hazardous Materials and Hospital Liability”, 1987.
  • “Summary Outline – Evaluation and Selecting Environmental Compliance and Cleanup Contractors” published in “Proceedings” of the Fifth Annual Hazardous Materials Conference, 1987.
  • “Tort Law Implications of Hazardous Waste Facilities” published in the “National Resources Lawyer” Vol. XVII, November 3, 1984.
  • Massachusetts Hazardous Waste “Super-Lien” Outline for Massachusetts continuing Legal Education Program, 1983.
  • Massachusetts Wetlands Protection Law Outline for Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Program, 1983.

Firm Highlights

News

Ruth Mattson quoted in Law360 article regarding new Massachusetts surtax

Blog

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

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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 (1st 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...

Event

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

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...

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Elections and Constitutional Law: Successfully Challenged Certification of Initiative Petition

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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...

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