Bernstein Shur Earns Top Honors from Chambers USA 2021


Bernstein Shur Earns Top Honors from Chambers USA 2021

Portland and Augusta, ME and Manchester, NH (May 25, 2021) – Bernstein Shur announced its 2021 rankings in Chambers USA©, a prestigious directory of the nation’s top law firms and business lawyers. The firm received the highest possible ranking in five practice areas: Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions, Energy and Natural Resources, Labor and Employment and Real Estate.

In addition to the firm rankings, 24 attorneys were individually recognized. For the 16th consecutive year, Robert J. Keach received the highest ranking of Star Individual for his bankruptcy practice.

The Bernstein Shur attorneys included in the 2021 Chambers USA directory are:

Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions: Bankruptcy (ME)

  • Sam Anderson
  • Robert J. Keach *Star Individual
  • Lindsay Zahradka Milne

Corporate/Mergers and Acquisitions (ME)

  • John L. Carpenter
  • Kevan Lee Deckelmann
  • Anthony E. Perkins

Energy and Natural Resources (ME)

  • Joel Moser

Environment (ME)

  • Katherine A. Joyce

Labor and Employment (ME)

  • Glenn Israel
  • Kai W. McGintee
  • Ronald W. Schneider Jr.
  • Shiloh Theberge

Labor and Employment (New Hampshire)

  • Talesha Saint-Marc

Labor and Employment: Employee Benefits and Compensation (ME)

  • Steven Gerlach

Litigation: General Commercial (ME)

  • Paul McDonald
  • Dan Mitchell
  • Daniel Murphy
  • Jack Woodcock

Litigation: General Commercial (New Hampshire)

  • Ned Sackman

Real Estate (ME)

  • Tom S. Hanson
  • Hawley R. Strait
  • Peter Van Hemel
  • William M. Welch

Real Estate: Timberland/Conservation (ME)

  • Eliza M. Cope Nolan

About Bernstein Shur
Founded in 1915, Bernstein Shur is a New England-based law firm advising clients across the U.S. and around the world. The firm’s 125+ award-winning attorneys and professionals provide practical and innovative counsel, and practice in more than 30 key areas across a variety of industries. Bernstein Shur is known for simplifying complex issues and winning through steadfast persistence. The firm is ME’s exclusive member of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading network of independent law firms. Find out more at