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Nine Drummond Woodsum Attorneys are Selected for Best Lawyers Inaugural One’s to Watch List

Drummond Woodsum is pleased to announce that 9 of its attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch inaugural list for 2021. This new list launched by Best Lawyers in America© highlights the most promising younger attorneys in the United States. The attorneys listed have been in private practice less than 10 years and are recognized for their outstanding professional excellence.

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Payroll Tax Alert: Employee Social Security Tax Deferral

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. ...

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August 10, 2020

Hannah E. King
NPR featured Drummond Woodsum’s Hannah King as an expert on Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me

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. 

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July 10, 2020

James T. Kilbreth
Attorney James Kilbreth Honored with the Howard H. Dana, Jr. Award by the Maine Justice Foundation

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. 

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June 17, 2020

Thomas R. Watson
Thomas Watson Awarded the 2020 Civil Justice Award by the New Hampshire Association for 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.

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Congress Relaxes Key Provisions of the Paycheck Protection Program

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...

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June 3, 2020

Elek A. Miller
Schools Are Seeing A High Volume of Fraudulent Unemployment Claims

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. 

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