Drummond Woodsum’s headquarters are located in Portland, Maine, which was settled on the original and ancestral homelands of the Wabanaki (the Abenaki, Maliseet, Mi'kmaq, Passamaquoddy, and Penobscot people).
When Congress Forgets: Breaking Through Congress’s Failure to Mention Indian Tribes in Federal Employment Laws, written by Kaighn Smith, was recently published in The Federal Lawyer’s Indian Law focused edition.
The Maine Supreme Court issued a decision in John P. Moyant v Regina Petit et al. on Wednesday reaffirming the tribal court’s authority to oversee disputes regarding tribal land, stating that a lawsuit filed by Moyant over his access to a campsite on tribal lands was an internal tribal matter. Drummond Woodsum attorneys Kaighn Smith, Jr., Esq., and Michael-Corey F. Hinton, Esq. represented Regina Petit and the Passamaquoddy Tribe.
Drummond Woodsum is pleased to announce that Anna Cole has been elevated to Co-Leader of our Labor and Employment Practice Group. Anna has been a member of the Labor and Employment group for over 6 years and has focused her practice exclusively on labor and employment matters.
Hannah King, co-chair of Drummond Woodsum’s Regulated Substances practice, has been reappointed to the State of Maine Marijuana Advisory Commission for a second term by Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ryan Fecteau. Hannah was appointed as a representative of Maine’s adult use marijuana industry.