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Martha Gaythwaite and Karen Wolf Among Top 250 Women in Litigation

By Aaron Harris on July 24, 2015, at 1:21 p.m.
Portland, ME (7/24/2015) Verrill Dana attorneys Martha Gaythwaite and Karen Frink Wolf have been named to the 4th edition of Benchmark Litigation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation for the second consecutive year. Ms. Gaythwaite and Ms. Frink Wolf are the only Maine litigators named to the list, which is dedicated …
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Verrill Dana Attorney Tony Calcagni Elected as Fellow of American College of Real Estate Attorneys

By Aaron Harris on June 03, 2015, at 8:46 a.m.
Portland, ME (6/2/2015) Verrill Dana is pleased to announce that Tony Calcagni has been elected a Fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL), admitted in the class of 2015. Tony is the Chair of Verrill Dana’s Real Estate Group and has been recognized for his skill in …
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Employment Litigation Session 1: What to Do When You Get Sued

By Aaron Harris on May 14, 2015, at 10:53 a.m.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Location: Online Webinar, N/A, N/A, N/A For more information: 207-253-4878; verrilldana.com/employment-litigation-session-1 As an H.R. Professional, you’ve done your job. You have all the best policies in place. You’ve hung posters, provided training, conducted background checks, performed policy audits, and consulted on …
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Verrill Dana Ranks Among Nation’s Best in Latest BTI Brand Survey

By Aaron Harris on May 08, 2015, at 12:01 p.m.
5/8/2015 (Portland, ME) Verrill Dana has been ranked as a Leading Brand Builder, according to the recently released BTI Brand Elite 2015: Client Perceptions of the Best-Branded Law Firms. Verrill Dana is one of only 58 law firms with outstanding upward trajectory in brand out of the 650 law firms …
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Emily Chi Fogler Joins Verrill Dana from Partners HealthCare System

By Aaron Harris on May 05, 2015, at 11:32 a.m.
Boston, MA (5/5/2015) – Verrill Dana is pleased to announce that Emily Chi Fogler has joined the law firm’s Boston office as Counsel in its Health Care, and Academic and Clinical Research groups. Prior to joining Verrill Dana, Emily was a Senior Attorney in the Research and Technology division of …
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Rita Heimes Presents at World’s Largest Information Security Conference

By Aaron Harris on May 05, 2015, at 11 a.m.
Portland, ME (5/5/2015) – Verrill Dana attorney Rita Heimes recently presented at the RSA Conference, the world’s largest information security conference, held this year from April 20-24 in San Francisco, CA. Rita’s panel presentation was titled “Big Tech’s Burden to Develop Predictive Indicators to Combat Cyber-Attacks.” The panel addressed a …
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Verrill Dana Named One of the Best Firms for Female Attorneys

By Aaron Harris on April 30, 2015, at 2:18 p.m.
4/30/2015 Law360 has released its 2015 Glass Ceiling Report, in which Verrill Dana is ranked the 11th best law firm for female attorneys according to the just-released 2015 Glass Ceiling Report by Law360. In the report, the Firm is also recognized for surpassing the national average for percentage of females …
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Verrill Dana Receives Two Awards for Commitment to Pro Bono Legal Services

By Aaron Harris on Feb. 13, 2015, at 4:38 p.m.
2-13-2015 (Portland, ME) Verrill Dana is honored to have received the two awards for its commitment to the provision of pro bono legal services at the Annual Maine State Bar Association Meeting, held at the Samoset Inn in Rockland on January 22-23. The firm was honored with a Volunteer Lawyers …
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Jennifer Creedon Recognized as a Client Service All-Star by BTI Consulting Group

By Aaron Harris on Feb. 11, 2015, at 3:57 p.m.
2/11/2015 (Boston, MA) Verrill Dana attorney Jennifer Creedon has been recognized as a “2015 Client Service All-Star” by BTI Consulting Group. After conducting more than 300 interviews with corporate counsel at some of the most respected organizations in the world, BTI Consulting Group named Jen as one of only 354 …
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Calvin K. Woo Elected as Partner at Verrill Dana

By Aaron Harris on Dec. 26, 2014, at 12:21 p.m.
Verrill Dana is pleased to announce that attorney Calvin K. Woo has been elected as a Partner of the firm. Calvin currently practices from the firm’s Stamford, CT office and will be resident in Westport, CT as of January 1, 2015, when Verrill Dana and Levett Rockwood are officially combined …
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2015 Annual Employment Law Update

By Aaron Harris on Dec. 17, 2014, at 11:11 a.m.
Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Location: Doubletree by Hilton, 363 Maine Mall Road, Portland, Maine For more information: 207-253-4878; verrilldana.com/employmentupdate2015 Verrill Dana’s Labor & Employment attorneys will update HR professionals and business administrators on recent legal developments and provide resources needed to succeed in 2015 at …

Clients Select Verrill Dana for the BTI Client Service A-Team

By Aaron Harris on Dec. 10, 2014, at 8:15 a.m.
(12/9/2014) Verrill Dana has been recognized in the 2015 edition of BTI Consulting Group’s prestigious BTI Client Service A-Team, the definitive ranking of client service excellence for the corporate law firm market. The rankings of law firms recognized in the BTI Client Service A-Team are the end result of nearly …

Verrill Dana Earns National Recognition; “Solid Legal and Strategic Thinking” Win Firm Accolades in 44 Practice Areas

By Aaron Harris on Nov. 26, 2014, at 1:44 p.m.
11/25/2014 – Verrill Dana has received a national ranking and been highly ranked in 44 metropolitan practice areas in U.S. News & Best Lawyers© “Best Law Firms” rankings. Verrill Dana is pleased to have been ranked nationally for its Health Care practice, and is the only Maine law firm to …
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Elizabeth Murdock Myers Honored Among Top Women of Law

By Aaron Harris on Nov. 13, 2014, at 4:38 p.m.
(11/13/2014) Verrill Dana attorney Elizabeth Murdock Myers was recognized along with some of the most distinguished female attorneys in the state at Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly’s annual Top Women of Law event on Thursday, October 23, at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel. Elizabeth was one of 54 women Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly …
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Congratulations to Verrill Dana’s 2014 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

By Aaron Harris on Nov. 13, 2014, at 9:07 a.m.
(11/12/2014) The 2014 edition of New England Super Lawyers and Rising Stars© has recognized Verrill Dana attorneys for excellence in their individual areas of practice. Only the top 5% of attorneys in each New England state are included in the Super Lawyers guide, and only the top 2.5% in each …
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Kevin J. O’Connell Joins Verrill Dana’s Boston Office

By Aaron Harris on Nov. 12, 2014, at 2:09 p.m.
Verrill Dana is pleased to announce that Kevin J. O’Connell has joined the law firm’s Boston office as a Partner in its Business & Corporate group. Prior to joining Verrill Dana, Kevin was a Partner at Posternak Blankstein & Lund. Kevin O’Connell maintains a sophisticated and diverse practice with particular …

Verrill Dana Attorneys Honored for Pro Bono Service

By Aaron Harris on Nov. 07, 2014, at 11:02 a.m.
Portland, Maine — Verrill Dana is pleased that 17 of its attorneys – significantly more than any similarly sized firm in Maine – were recognized at the Maine Supreme Judicial Court Katahdin Counsel Recognition event on November 4, at the Cumberland County Courthouse. Hosted by Chief Justice Leigh I. Saufley and …

Verrill Dana is Most Highly Recognized Firm in Maine in 2015 Benchmark Litigation

By Aaron Harris on Nov. 06, 2014, at 5:23 p.m.
Portland, ME (10/28/2014) Nine Verrill Dana attorneys have been recognized for their skill as litigators in Benchmark Litigation’s 2015 edition, more than any other firm in Maine. In addition to Verrill Dana’s nine local rankings, both Karen Frink Wolf and Martha C. Gaythwaite were named to the national list of …
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Verrill Dana Adds Two New Associates

By Aaron Harris on Oct. 08, 2014, at 11:40 a.m.
Portland, ME (10/7/2014) Verrill Dana is pleased to welcome Joanna S. Bowers and Nora C. Lawrence the firm’s Portland office. Joanna S. Bowers is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Law, where she served as a member and executive editor of the Connecticut Law …
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Verrill Dana Announced as Finalist for the 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards

By Aaron Harris on Oct. 03, 2014, at 4:56 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine —  The M&A Advisor is pleased to announce finalists of the 13th Annual M&A Advisor Awards. Verrill Dana – Acquisition of Oakhurst Dairy by Dairy Farmers of America was named a finalist in the Consumer and Retail Products Deal of the Year category/categories. The Oakhurst Dairy transaction, pursuant …