October 17, 2019
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Murray Plumb and Murray lawyers selected for inclusion in annual recognition of The Best Lawyers in America

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PORTLAND — Based on a rigorous peer review, eight attorneys from Portland law firm Murray Plumb & Murray have been included in the 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Drew Anderson, John Bannon, Christopher Branson, Kelly McDonald, Stacey Neumann, Richard O’Meara, Peter Plumb and Michael Traister have been selected  for inclusion in the 2020 edition of the highly respected referral list.

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Best Lawyers lists are compiled based on an exhaustive peer-review evaluation. 83,000 industry leading lawyers are eligible to vote (from around the world), and Best Lawyers receives almost 10 million evaluations on the legal abilities of other lawyers based on their specific practice areas around the world.

The following Murray Plumb & Murray attorneys have been recognized in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in America:

Drew Anderson – Real Estate Law

Drew Anderson is a paretner, managing director and chair of the Real Estate, Finance, & Family-held Real Estate Succession Planning Practice Group at Murray Plumb & Murray. He is a resident of Portland.

John Bannon – Land Use and Zoning Law; Litigation – Land Use and Zoning

John Bannon is a partner of Murray Plumb & Murray and chair of Land Use & Environmental Law Practice Group. He is a resident of West Cumberland.

Christopher Branson – Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)

Christopher Branson is a partner and chair of the Business & Corporate Law Practice Group at Murray, Plumb & Murray. He is a resident of Falmouth.

Kelly McDonald – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Kelly McDonald is a partner and chair of Bankruptcy Practice at Murray Plumb & Murray. He is a resident of Portland.

Stacey Neumann – Criminal Defense: General Practice; Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Stacey Neumann is partner and chair of Criminal/White Collar Defense and Employment Practice Groups at Murray Plumb & Murray. She is a resident of Scarborough.

Richard O’Meara – Appellate Practice; Arbitration; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Civil Rights Law; Commercial Litigation; Education Law; Litigation – Labor and Employment

Richard O’Meara is a partner, chair of Education Law Practice Group and co-chair of Litigation & Trial Practice Group at Murray Plumb & Murray. He is a resident of Cape Elizabeth.

Additionally, O’Meara was recognized as a 2020 “Lawyer of the Year.”

Peter Plumb

Peter Plumb is a partner and member of the Trust and Estate Planning and Administration Practice Group at Murray Plumb & Murray with a focus on succession planning for family real estate and businesses, estate planning and administration and small business law. He is a resident of Portland.

Michael Traister – Litigation – Construction

Michael Traister is partner and co-chair of Litigation & Trial and Construction Practice Groups at Murray Plumb & Murray. He is a resident of North Yarmouth.

About Murray Plumb & Murray

Maine law firm Murray Plumb & Murray has been helping individuals, entrepreneurs and businesses successfully navigate legal issues since 1973. Attorneys at this mid-sized firm are known as relentless client advocates who go beyond winning to help shape the law they practice and better the community they serve. The firm’s practice areas include: Business & Corporate; Business Reorganization; Construction; Criminal Defense; Education; Employment; Environmental and Land Use; Estate and Tax Planning, Probate and Trust Administration, Intellectual Property, Media, and Technology; Litigation and Trial; Public Utilities, and Real Estate and Finance. More information available at MPMLaw.com.