Drummond Woodsum is one of 21 Founders of the Racial Justice Fund launched by the Maine Justice Foundation this week. The 21 Founders, represent a wide range of Maine companies, law firms and professional services who are committed to racial equity and have made financial gifts in the amount of $10,000 each to create the Fund. The Racial Justice Fund will support education and advocacy aimed at achieving racial justice, equity and eliminating racism. The goal of the Fund is to support Black, Indigenous, and people of color and to forge social, systemic, and economic solutions to combat racism in our culture, organizations and systems in Maine.
On Saturday, August 8, the President issued an Executive Order (EO) directing the Treasury to defer the withholding, deposit, and payment of the employee-share of Social Security tax (6.2%) otherwise due on wages paid to certain employees from 9/1/20 – 12/31/20. ...
NPR featured Drummond Woodsum’s Hannah King, Esq. as an expert on the August 8, 2020 episode of Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me. Here’s a transcript from the “Bluff the Listener” portion of the show, which can be streamed here.
Drummond Woodsum is pleased to announce that the Maine Justice Foundation’s Board of Directors voted unanimously to award James (Jamie) T. Kilbreth the 2020 Howard H. Dana, Jr. Dana Award. The Foundation has presented this award annually since 1984 to a Maine lawyer to recognize contributions that enhance access to civil legal assistance for poor and vulnerable Mainers. The award honors Justice Howard H. Dana, Jr., a Foundation leader and dedicated advocate for equal justice.
Drummond Woodsum attorney Thomas Watson has been selected to receive the 2020 New Hampshire Association for Justice (NHAJ) Civil Justice Award for his long-term commitment to the foundational goals of NHAJ. This award annually recognizes an individual's outstanding commitment to the improvement and preservation of the American civil justice system.