Maine Business Lawyers
Rebecca holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from The Pennsylvania State University and a J.D. degree from the University of Maine School of Law. She is admitted...
Mark also works extensively in both commercial and...
Westbrook, ME 04092
University of Maine School of Law
Prior to starting his own firm, Andy was an associate at a firm in Damariscotta, Maine. During that time, he gained experience in a wide range of practice areas such as Business, Real Estate & Land Use, Estate Planning, and Taxation.
Andrew graduated from the University of Maine School of Law, cum laude, in...
While in law school, Stephen served as a student attorney at the York County District Attorney's Office, negotiating at dispositional conferences, conducting case screenings, and representing the State in suppression hearings and various other criminal proceedings. Additionally, during law school, Stephen was a student attorney at the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic, where...
Portland, ME 04101
University of Maine School of Law
From drafting simple wills and trusts, to helping favorably resolve probate disputes, to business formations and contract negotiations, I strive to treat every client relationship as a partnership. My goal is to maintain a law practice that is easily approachable, immpeccably responsive, friendly, cost-conscious, and effective at helping clients reach their goals.
I earned my J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Maine School of Law in 2010, and my B.A....
9 Main Street
Lincoln, ME 04457
Western New England University School of Law
J.D. Suffolk University Law School, summa cum laude
M.A. Public Policy and Management, University of Southern Maine
B.S. Environmental Studies, The George Washington University
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Business laws include all municipal, state, and federal laws that regulate businesses and commerce. Some industries, such as finance, face specific laws and regulations that apply to those in the field. Businesses of all types also must conform to many regulations that apply across the board, such as environmental regulations and advertising laws.
A business lawyer can help you address the myriad legal issues that arise when you are starting a new venture, operating an established company, or winding up or selling a business.
Business lawyers handle a broad spectrum of legal issues that confront companies. For new ventures, a business lawyer can help with business formation decisions, including selecting the proper business form, such a partnership, LLC or corporation, or addressing financial compliance issues when raising capital. In addition, business lawyers can offer advice when reviewing leases, purchase agreements, and other types of contracts. Other issues covered in this practice area include employee compensation and benefits, building relationships with independent contractors and other entities, and compliance with relevant advertising regulations.
While most business lawyers deal in transactional work (contracts and forms), some also litigate business disputes that arise from transactional work. Business litigation attorneys may handle issues such as breach of contract claims, consumer class action lawsuits, and wrongful termination claims.
Business judgment rule: a presumption that directors making a business decision, not involving self-interest, act on an informed basis, in good faith and in the honest belief that their actions are in the corporation's best interest.
Pierce the veil: A court no longer affords a shareholder of a corporation the protection of limited liability when the corporation has neglected corporate formalities and intermingled assets between the shareholder and the corporation.
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