Bernstein Shur Earns Top Honors from Chambers USA 2018


Bernstein Shur Earns Top Honors from Chambers USA 2018

Portland and Augusta, ME and Manchester, NH (May 7, 2018) – Bernstein Shur, one of northern New England’s largest law firms, has earned top ratings in Chambers USA, a prestigious directory of the nation’s top law firms and leading business lawyers. The firm received the highest possible ranking in three practice areas: Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions, Energy and Natural Resources, and Real Estate.

In addition to the firm rankings, 25 attorneys were individually recognized and four were ranked in the top band in their areas of practice. For the twelfth consecutive year, Robert J. Keach received the highest ranking of Star Individual for his bankruptcy practice; Charles E. Miller, Gordon F. Grimes, and Nathan H. Smith were each highlighted as a Senior Statesman, N. Joel Moser and Daniel Murphy were highlighted as Associates to Watch and firm CEO Patrick J. Scully was ranked as an Eminent Practitioner.

The Bernstein Shur attorneys included in the 2018 Chambers USA directory are:

Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions: Bankruptcy (ME)
D. Sam Anderson (Yarmouth, ME)
Robert J. Keach (Falmouth, ME)

Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions (ME)
John L. Carpenter (North Yarmouth, ME)
Anthony E. Perkins (Gorham, ME)

Energy and Natural Resources (ME)
N. Joel Moser (Lewiston, ME)
James N. Broder (Cumberland Foreside, ME)
Gordon F. Grimes (Durham, ME)
Patrick J. Scully (Naples, ME)

Environment (ME)
Katherine A. Joyce (Scarborough, ME)

Labor and Employment (ME)
Steven Gerlach (North Yarmouth, ME)
Glenn Israel (Cape Elizabeth, ME)
Linda D. McGill (Freeport, ME)
Patricia A. Peard (Falmouth, ME)
Ronald W. Schneider Jr. (Wells, ME)

Litigation: General Commercial (ME)
Paul McDonald (Cape Elizabeth, ME)
Daniel Murphy (Portland, ME)

Litigation: General Commercial (New Hampshire)
Andru H. Volinsky (Concord, New Hampshire)

Real Estate (ME)
Tom S. Hanson (Cumberland, ME)
Charles E. Miller (Portland, ME)
Jaimie Paul Schwartz (South Portland, ME)
Nathan H. Smith (Kealakekua, Hawaii)
Hawley R. Strait (Yarmouth, ME)
Peter Van Hemel (Kennebunk, ME)
William M. Welch (Falmouth, ME)

Real Estate: Timberland/Conservation (ME)
Eliza M. Cope Nolan (Portland, ME)