Bernstein Shur Attorneys Author Chapter on Superior Court Practice in Maine
Bernstein Shur, one of northern New England’s largest law firms, announced that Paul McDonald, Daniel J. Murphy, and Meredith Eilers, have co-authored the Special Claims – Injunctive Relief chapter in A Practical Guide to Superior Court Practice in Maine, An essential reference for Maine civil and criminal litigators.
Published by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Inc., A Practical Guide to Superior Court Practice in Maine is a premier guide for civil and criminal legal practitioners in the state of Maine. The authors of the other chapters are Maine Judges and other, well-respected lawyers. It provides step-by-step guides through key areas of practice in preparation for all aspects of casework. The chapter authored by McDonald, Murphy, and Eilers, Special Claims – Injunctive Relief, covers procedural prerequisites, requirements and standards for obtaining preliminary injunctive relief, legal standard for issuance of a preliminary injunction and temporary restraining order, appellate review and defines the special claims injunctive relief out for legal professionals.
“This chapter is a comprehensive guide to injunction practice in Maine,” said McDonald, chair of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. “Being asked to contribute to this prestigious publication alongside such well-respected Judges and colleagues was a great honor, and being able to share our knowledge and experience on this subject was deeply rewarding. We feel that Bernstein Shur’s strong litigation reputation is well exemplified in this work.” Click here to purchase the book.
Bernstein Shur’s team, with offices in Maine and New Hampshire, represents both plaintiffs and defendants in courts and arbitrations throughout New England and across the country. The litigation practice group and many of its individual members are widely recognized by clients and peers and in publications including Chambers USA, Best Lawyers in America and in Super Lawyers. To learn more, contact Paul McDonald at firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-228-7260.
Paul McDonald is a shareholder, the chair of the Litigation Practice Group and member of the Business Law Practice Group. McDonald concentrates his practice in complex commercial and business litigation matters. He has tried cases to judges, juries, administrative appeal panels and arbitrators in Maine and across the country. McDonald is a frequent presenter at legal and business seminars and is the co-author of Bernstein Shur’s monthly Commercial and Business Litigation Newsletter. He is admitted to practice in the states of Maine, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. He resides in Cape Elizabeth, Maine with his wife and children.
Daniel J. Murphy is a shareholder and member of Bernstein Shur’s Litigation Practice Group and Business Law Practice Group. He concentrates his practice on business and commercial matters, including shareholder/partnership litigation, complex contract disputes, and claims involving breach of fiduciary duty and unfair trade practices. He also routinely serves as litigation counsel in matters involving infringement of intellectual property rights. Murphy maintains a recurring column in the Maine Bar Journal, Beyond the Law, which focuses on the interests and pastimes of attorneys outside of their legal practice. Click here to read the most recent edition of Beyond the Law. Murphy is admitted in state and federal courts of Maine and Massachusetts. He lives with his wife and two children in Portland, Maine.
In 2010, McDonald and Murphy were awarded the Vincent L. McKusick Award by the Maine State Bar Association, which honors the author of the best article published in the Maine Bar Journal that year, for the article entitled Recovery of Lost Profits Damages; All Is Not Lost.
Meredith Eilers is an associate and member of Bernstein Shur’s Litigation Group and Construction Law Practice Group. Her practice focuses on a variety of litigation and dispute resolution matters for the firm’s clients, including several of the firm’s construction clients. Eilers is admitted to practice in the state and federal courts of Maine. She lives in Bowdoinham, Maine on a small organic vegetable farm with her husband and daughter.
About Bernstein Shur
Widely regarded as one of New England’s most entrepreneurial law firms, Bernstein Shur has more than 100 attorneys in offices in Maine and New Hampshire. Founded in 1915, the firm provides practical and innovative counsel in the areas of business law, litigation, and municipal law to clients throughout the region and around the world. Bernstein Shur is Maine’s exclusive member of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms. More information is available at www.bernsteinshur.com.