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.
On June 5, 2020, the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (the “Act”) became law, overhauling certain aspects of the existing Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”). Below we have highlighted the Act’s revisions of the PPP, which provides increased flexibility to borrowers...
As many of you have probably read in the news, Maine is seeing a high volume of fraudulent unemployment claims. Private and public sector employees and employers have been affected, including many school units and their employees.