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(Verrill Dana, LLP)
(Law Office of Jay S Geller)
(Pierce Atwood LLP)
(Marcus, Clegg & Mistretta PA)
(Pearce & Dow LLC)
Managing partner Benjamin Marcus comes widely recommended for his prowess in commercial matters. Recently he has served as general counsel to 4tell Solutions, providing it with advice on equity sales and its corporate reorganization.
Robert Keach is considered to be "the premier bankruptcy and workout lawyer" by his clients. He is vastly experienced in the field, with notable strengths advising on Chapter 11 proceedings. He also regularly serves as fee-examiner and Chapter 11 trustee.
Roger Clement is regarded as "excellent" in advising creditors and debtors in financially distressed situations. Recently he acted for Montreal Maine & Atlantic Railway on a range of issues related to its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.
Jay Geller of Law Office of Jay S Geller comes highly recommended for his bankruptcy practice, with notable skill in Chapter 11 proceedings. Peers consider him to be "very smart, a good litigator and a hard worker" and clients describe him as "beyond brilliant bankruptcy-wise."
Sources say Jacob Manheimer is a "good lawyer" who is "highly knowledgeable about a broad range of commercial issues." His practice is focused on debtor-creditor relations, and a range of workouts and reorganizations.
George Marcus is a "hard worker, creative, smart and not afraid to take cases in challenging positions." He is experienced in a broad spectrum of bankruptcy issues, with particular skill in handling Chapter 11 matters.
Sam Anderson is seen as a "collegial, practical and effective lawyer" by one of his peers. He is known for his Chapter 11 work in the real estate and hospitality sectors.
Fred Bopp is well respected for bankruptcy and commercial litigation matters. He has represented clients at both state and federal level, and has experience handling issues connected to Chapter 11 and Chapter 7 filings.
Randy Creswell is recommended for his broad knowledge of corporate issues. He has experience of representing financial institutions and private equity houses, including in Chapter 7, 11, 12 and 13 bankruptcy matters.
Joshua Dow comes recommended for his skill in bankruptcy matters, in particular reorganizations, creditor and debtor rights, and litigation.
The "practical" Jeremy Fischer is described by his peers as having a "great knowledge of the law." He has a wealth of experience handling bankruptcy matters, most recently advising Central Maine Healthcare Corporation on its Chapter 11 healthcare filing in Maine.
Michael Pearce is known for his work in creditor and debtor rights matters, as well as bankruptcy litigation and Chapter 11 filings.
Jeffrey Piampiano is well known for his expertise in bankruptcy and creditor-debtor litigation. He has regularly worked with the Hancock Lumber Company, and recently played a supporting role in assisting the Chapter 7 trustee with regard to GNP Maine Holdings' bankruptcy.
Nathaniel Hull has developed a strong practice in bankruptcy matters, advising on a variety of wind-downs and asset sales. Recently he acted as general counsel to a District Court-appointed liquidation receiver.
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