Saturday, March 8, 2014
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• Bernstein Shur announced that 39 of its attorneys were named in the 2013 New England Super Lawyers and Rising Stars directories. The attorneys from Maine who made the list are:
Patrick Scully of Brunswick, for administrative law; D. Sam Anderson of Yarmouth, Michael Fagone of Gorham, Leonard Gulino of South Portland and Robert Keach of Falmouth for bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights; Paul McDonald of Cape Elizabeth, John M.R. Paterson of Freeport and Peter Rubin of Scarborough, for business litigation; John L. Carpenter of North Yarmouth, for business and corporate law; George Burns of Falmouth for construction litigation.
Also, Glenn Israel of Cape Elizabeth, Patricia Peard of Falmouth and Ronald Schneider Jr. of Wells, for employment and labor law; Michael Hodgins of Pittsfield, for general litigation; Kenneth Lehman of Cumberland, health care law; Charles Miller of Portland, Jaimie Schwartz of South Portland and Nathan Smith of Portland, for real estate law; and Nelson Toner of Portland, for tax law.
The Bernstein Shur attorneys in Maine named as New England Super Lawyers Rising Stars are Scot Draeger of Falmouth, for securities and corporate finance; Asha Echeverria of Cumberland, for energy and natural resources; Steven Gerlach of North Yarmouth, for taxes; Courtney Homan of Portland, for real estate; Katherine Joyce of Scarborough, for energy and natural resources; Katherine Knox of Portland, for political law; Jessica Lewis of Cumberland, for bankruptcy and creditor/debtor rights; Kathryn McGintee of Yarmouth, for employment and labor; Shoshana Cook Mueller of North Yarmouth, for government/cities/municipalities; Philip Saucier of Portland, for government/cities/municipalities; Hawley Strait of Portland, for real estate; Peter Van Hemel of Kennebunk, for real estate; J. Colby Wallace of South Portland, for estate planning and probate; and Kathryn Wallace of South Portland, for estate planning and probate.
• Fisher and Phillips LLP, recently announced that five attorneys in its New England office are listed in the 2013 edition of New England Super Lawyers. The attorneys who made the list are Jonathan Shapiro, managing partner in the New England office; and partners Melinda Caterine, Eric Uhl and Philip Moss, of counsel, who were recognized for their work in labor and employment law. Associate Peter Herzog is listed as a 2013 New England Super Lawyers Rising Star.
• John McCallum, managing partner of Robinson Kriger & McCallum, was named one of The Best Lawyers in America in the area of workers’ compensation law-employers.
• Rusty Atwood was elected as chair of the board of directors for The Maine Children’s Alliance. Atwood, of Gorham, is a consultant to Deerfield Associates, an executive search firm in Massachusetts that focuses on senior-level independent school and higher-education advancement positions. He is a member of Portland Rotary Club, a past president of the Maine Basketball Coaches Association and a member of the board of directors of the Maine Sports Hall of Fame.
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