About Us

Values

Decency, honesty, judgment. The values that define us as a law firm are the reason our clients trust us and choose us time and time again. We don't compromise our values, and our clients don't compromise on quality.

At Verrill, our values are reflected in everything we do, from serving our clients and understanding their businesses to empowering our employees and recruiting new talent. We embrace the differences that exist between our offices, our practice groups, and the individuals within the firm; the commitment we share to our core values unites us and guides our decision-making every day.

Our values guide how we interact with each other and our environment: Our practices, policies, and procedures foster a diverse, inclusive, and healthy workplace. We ensure we are treating our colleagues with respect and kindness. We engage in sustainable practices to reduce the footprint we leave on our environment. We serve the communities in which we live and work through volunteering, charitable giving, and pro bono legal service.

Our values guide how we interact with our clients: We engage in training and continuing education to ensure we deliver the best legal counsel. We are accessible in ways that are most practical and convenient for our clients. We are flexible, adaptable, and able to accommodate changing needs and expectations. We invest in leading-edge technologies that amplify and expand the efficiency with which we operate and increase the value we deliver to clients. We are dedicated to nurturing long-lasting relationships with our clients.

Our values guide how we cultivate our firm's culture: We recognize and appreciate the contributions of each member of our firm. Every person here has the potential for excellence, and we want everyone to seek that level of accomplishment. We recognize that change is how we get better, and we constantly evaluate the areas and ways in which we can improve.

OUR VALUES

  • We provide quality legal services in a cost-effective manner
  • We are accessible and responsive to our clients' needs
  • We foster teamwork, loyalty, collegiality, trust, and mutual respect in our work environment
  • We recognize the talents of each individual and recognize that all our employees have the potential to contribute to the success of the firm
  • We adhere to rigorous standards of professional ethics and conduct our practice in accordance with the highest standards of integrity
  • We encourage personal service to the community and to the legal profession

Verrill Lawyers

Firm Highlights

News

Verrill Partner Recognized as a Leading U.S. Bankruptcy and Restructuring Lawyer

(August 25, 2020) – Verrill partner Roger A. Clement, Jr. was recognized in the inaugural 2020 Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Bankruptcy and Restructuring Lawyers for excellence in his practice. Lawdragon introduced the first edition...

Event

2020 Life Sciences Venture Summit, Part One

We are happy to be sponsoring Maine Center for Entrepreneurs' 2020 Life Sciences Venture Summit. Join for its first of three parts to hear about new tech transfer and commercialization assets in Maine. Never...

Matter

Management Audit

Verrill represented Emera in its 2016 distribution rate case before the Maine PUC. The case involved issues relating to significant new capital investments, including Emera's new customer information system and a controversial substation investment...

Matter

2017 Emera Distribution Rate Case

Verrill represented Emera in its 2017 distribution rate case before the Maine PUC, which included: defeating Staff's proposed reduction to allowed return on equity for "management inefficiency;" approval of new expenditures, such as an...

Publication/Podcast

Zoom ADR: Best Practices for Virtually Every Virtual ADR Event

As the post-COVID-19 “new normal” comes into focus, it is unlikely that civil jury trials will happen in many jurisdictions until at least the spring of 2021. For family law matters, cases involving children...

Blog

MPUC Adopts Safe Harbor for Determination of “Discrete Electric Generating Facilities,” a Qualification for Net Energy Billing and Distributed Generation Programs

Yesterday, all three Maine Public Utilities Commission Commissioners agreed to adopt a new standard for the determination of what facilities qualify as “discrete electric generating facilities” under the MPUC’s Distributed Generation and Net Energy...

News

Michael K. Fee to Lead Verrill’s Nationally-Recognized Health Care and Life Sciences Practice Amidst Recent Changes

(August 31, 2020) – Verrill is pleased to announce Michael K. Fee as the new leader of Verrill’s nationally-recognized Health Care & Life Sciences Group. The Group has a long history of representing a...

Publication/Podcast

Domestic Discovery for Foreign Arbitrations? Location, Location, Location!

International transactions can generate international disputes. A party to a lawsuit in one country may believe that a non-party in another country has information that could be put to good use in the case...

Blog

This Week's Show: Why Diversity and Inclusion Programs Fail

On Saturday, September 19, Tawny interviewed Asker Saeed, Principal of Saeed Consulting LLC, for this segment of HR Power Hour. For this episode, Asker and Tawny discuss why diversity and inclusion programs fail...

Event

Employee Non-Competition and Non-Solicitation Restrictions: Traps for the Unwary

On Tuesday, October 6, employment and labor attorneys Tawny Alvarez and Scott Connolly will be presenting with The Middlesex Corporation Vice President and General Counsel Joshua Wernig for Verrill and ACC Northeast's program, Employee...