LEWISTON, Maine, June 29, 2016 – Attorney Taylor Asen, a Maine native who spent the past two years in New York City representing plaintiffs in class action and mass tort cases, has joined the Berman & Simmons law firm.
Asen will represent plaintiffs in personal injury cases, including motor vehicle and medical malpractice cases, and complex civil litigation matters. Asen officially joined the firm on June 13 at the Lewiston office. The firm celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2014, and is widely recognized as the best personal injury law firm in Maine, and among the best in the nation.
Originally from Portland, Maine, Asen was a top scholar at George Washington University, and graduated from Yale Law School in 2012. While at Yale, he participated in the Veterans Legal Services Clinic and the LGBT Litigation Project. He was co-chair of the Civil Justice Committee of the Yale Chapter of the American Constitution Society, and was managing editor of the Yale Human Rights & Development Law Journal.
Asen served as a law clerk for the Honorable J. Paul Oetken of the Southern District of New York, and for the Honorable Julio M. Fuentes of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Asen is licensed to practice law in New York, and will be taking the bar exam in July to obtain licensure in Maine. He and his family live in Portland.
Berman & Simmons, P.A. is a law firm of 16 attorneys with offices in Portland, Lewiston, and Bangor, Maine. The firm has represented injured Maine people for more than 100 years. Chambers USA has described Berman & Simmons as “the best plaintiffs’ personal injury and medical malpractice firm in Maine.” The firm has also appeared twice in the National Law Journal Top 100 Verdicts, which ranks the largest jury awards in the nation. Learn more at www.bermansimmons.com.