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

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Connecticut’s new privacy law: What you need to know

As part of its growing privacy practice, Verrill is pleased to share this advisory on Connecticut’s new privacy law. Verrill is pleased to offer a sophisticated range of privacy and cybersecurity services. On May...

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DOL Signals Heightened Enforcement of Non-Quantitative Treatment Limitation Requirements

Introduction . When the U.S. Department of Labor issued its biennial 2022 Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (“MHPAEA”) Report to Congress earlier this year, it outlined significant noncompliance by health plans. (Full...

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Supreme Leak: Religion at Work

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Supreme Leak: NLRA Rights

For blog followers, you likely saw last week’s post reminding you to revisit your confidentiality policies in the wake of the leaking of the Supreme Court’s draft opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health...

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Procurement

We have assisted many owners, and contractors in design and construction contracting including: Massachusetts Institute of Technology Investment Management Company on over a billion dollars in projects in Kendall Square area of Cambridge, Massachusetts...

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Massachusetts Employers Beware: Any Late Wage Payment Means Liability for Triple Damages

Last month, in Reuter v. City of Methuen , the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court held that any late payment of wages by an employer results in strict liability for treble damages under the Wage...

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Recovery From Surety and Professional Liability Carrier for Defective Turbine and Biomass Energy Facility Components

Our client developed a biomass fired cogeneration power facility to sell power back to the grid and to support its sawmill operations. As part of this project, it entered into a $13+ million contract...

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New Rules for Apprentices on Energy Projects Come with Uncertainty for Contractors and Developers

On January 1, 2021, a new law went into effect setting benchmarks for use of apprentices on energy generation facility construction projects. Enacted in 2019, the law was part of “An Act to Establish...

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Verrill attorney Elizabeth Connellan Smith Elected to the Board of Governors of The College of Workers’ Compensation Lawyers

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Two Verrill Attorneys Appointed to the Connecticut Bar Association’s Pandemic Recovery and the Future of Court Technology Task Force

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