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David S. Sherman
207.253.0519 Direct
dsherman@dwmlaw.com

RELATED PROFESSIONALS

Demetrio F. Aspiras

Edward R. Benjamin

Jerrol A. Crouter

George T. (Toby) Dilworth

Jeremy R. Fischer

Adrianne E. Fouts

Mark V. Franco

Melissa A. Hewey

Emily T. Howe

Katlyn M. Husar

David M. Kallin

James T. Kilbreth

Jeana M. McCormick

Amy K. Olfene

Kasia S. Park

Jeffrey T. Piampiano

Julia (Greenleaf) Pitney

Keriann Roman

Timothy E. Steigelman

Thomas R. Watson

Michael-Corey F. Hinton

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PRACTICE GROUP LEADER SMALL

David S. Sherman
207.253.0519 Direct
dsherman@dwmlaw.com

RELATED PROFESSIONALS

Demetrio F. Aspiras

Edward R. Benjamin

Jerrol A. Crouter

George T. (Toby) Dilworth

Jeremy R. Fischer

Adrianne E. Fouts

Mark V. Franco

Melissa A. Hewey

Emily T. Howe

Katlyn M. Husar

David M. Kallin

James T. Kilbreth

Jeana M. McCormick

Amy K. Olfene

Kasia S. Park

Jeffrey T. Piampiano

Julia (Greenleaf) Pitney

Keriann Roman

Timothy E. Steigelman

Thomas R. Watson

Michael-Corey F. Hinton



Litigation


Appellate

Attorney Discipline

Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Litigation

Business & Commercial Litigation

Civil Rights Litigation

Construction Litigation

Copyright & Trademark Litigation

Employment Litigation

Federal Indian Law

Insurance Defense

Internal Investigations

International Commercial Arbitration

Personal Injury Toxic Tort & Product Liability

Probate Litigation

Real Estate Litigation

Securities Enforcement & Litigation

White Collar



Drummond Woodsum's trial attorneys are involved in every type of civil and criminal litigation in federal and state courts and administrative agencies, and before domestic and international arbitration panels. Our trial lawyers are committed to aggressive representation of their clients. We listen to and address our clients’ practical and business concerns by using a full spectrum of techniques, including alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, to facilitate prompt and efficient resolution of disputes. We often draw upon the expertise of lawyers in other practice areas, forming a team approach to problem solving in litigation.

Our practice covers a broad spectrum of areas of expertise, and we have recently represented clients in matters involving, among others:

  • Appeals to state and federal appellate courts
  • Bankruptcy and other proceedings involving debtor and creditor matters
  • Business, commercial, and contract-related disputes
  • Civil rights claims against municipalities, public officials and public school systems
  • Construction disputes
  • Copyright and trademark disputes
  • Criminal defense against state and federal prosecutions
  • Employment disputes
  • Federal Indian law-related financial and labor disputes
  • Insurance defense matters
  • Internal investigations of corporate or individual misconduct
  • International commercial arbitration matters
  • Personal injury and toxic tort claims and defenses
  • Probate
  • Product defect and liability matters involving consumers or businesses
  • Real estate and land use matters, including easement and zoning disputes
  • School law-related disputes involving civil rights and employment matters
 
Individual Drummond Woodsum trial attorneys also have expertise in environmental law, Internet and trade secrets litigation, and health care law.


REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS & MATTERS

  • Nov. 26, 2013 - acquittal in $1.6 Million securities fraud case
  • Bailey v. State of Maine Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices
  • Board of Overseers v. Warren
  • Barr v. Dyke and Bangor Savings Bank
  • Blethen Maine Newspapers, Inc. v. Portland School Committee
  • Downeast Coffee Co. v. Seacoast Coffee Company, LLC, et al.
  • ALC Development Corp. v. Walker
  • Beaulieu v. Maine Medical Center
  • Goldenson v. Steffens
  • Woodhouse v. Maine Com'n on Govermental Ethics and Election Practices
 
 


NEWS

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December 13, 2017

Argument Heard Over Attorney Client Arbitration Clauses
November 9, 2017

Attorney Jerry Crouter Honored With Equal Justice Hero Award
May 30, 2017

Adrianne Fouts and Edward Benjamin Obtain Victory for the City of Portland Before the First Circuit Court of Appeals in Discrimination Case Brought by Caucasian Taxi Driver
May 3, 2017


ARTICLES

Leading the Interagency to Shape US-China Relations
Fall 2015

Liability for Sidewalk Defects
January 15, 2015

Update on Maine Residential Foreclosure Law
November 22, 2014

Recent Developments in Maine Residential Foreclosure Law
July 8, 2014


PRESENTATIONS

Civil Liability for Law Enforcement
April 25, 2017




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