Drummond Woodsum Attorneys at Law

Portland, ME        207.772.1941
Portsmouth, NH        603.433.3317
Manchester, NH        603.716.2895
Lebanon, NH        603.448.2221

Drummond Woodsum Back in Court to Force the Lepage Administration to Follow the Voter Approved Medicaid Expansion Law

Drummond Woodsum will be back in court on Wednesday, November 7th, seeking an order compelling the Commissioner to implement the rest of the statute, including affirmatively working with the federal government to obtain plan approval, adopting a rule making the new group eligible for benefits, and beginning to enroll people in the program, which should have occurred by July 2nd.

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November 2, 2018

Kaighn Smith
Unique Considerations at Play: Litigating Indian Law Issues in State and Federal Appellate Courts

Appellate decisions in the field of federal Indian law have the potential to affect
important sovereignty interests of all Indian tribes in a host of unsettled areas. Here are
just a few examples...


November 1, 2018

Mark T. Broth
Understanding ''Work to Rule''

During September 2018, the labor union that rep­resents fire fighters in the City of Manchester an­nounced their intent to restrict their work activities...


October 26, 2018

Erick J. Giles
2018 Connecticut Law Review Symposium on Regulating for the Seventh General: Tribal Nations and Environmental Law

Hartford, CT

Indian Law


Five Drummond Woodsum Attorneys Named Lawyer of the Year

Drummond Woodsum is pleased to announce that five of the firm’s attorneys have been named as a Best Lawyers® 2019 “Lawyer of the Year.”

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October 21-26, 2018

Kaighn Smith


5th Annual Maine School Business Officials Seminar

Come join your colleagues for a day of professional development and updates on the law as it applies to Maine school business officials. This event presents an excellent opportunity to network with other school business officials from across the state and learn from those with real life experience in dealing with important legal issues affecting business operations of Maine schools.
Our school finance and labor attorneys will discuss the topics below. Questions and comments from attendees will be encouraged. 

  • School Construction/Renovation: State Funded and Locally Funded
  • FMLA 
  • School Closure and Disposition
  • Things to Know About Budgeting for 2019-2020
  • Q & A Hotline


Augusta, ME

School & Education


On Fertile Ground: The Maine Marijuana Industry

MEREDA's Morning Menu event on October 16th will feature attorneys Ted Kelleher and Hannah King as they provide an overview of how the Maine medical and recreational marketplaces will function going forward, what kinds of licenses will be available, what the timeline will be for the creation of the new recreational market and they will discuss what these businesses look like operationally. They will also discuss legal issues and concerns for landlords and property owners, including issues specific to the issues around title insurance, property insurance, as well as provide information on how landlords can best protect themselves.



October 10, 2018
Drummond Woodsum Ranked in the Top 5 Best Places to Work in Maine for 2018

Drummond Woodsum, a full service premier New England law firm, is pleased to announce that it was recently named among the 2018 Best Places to Work in Maine.

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2018 Bradley F. Kidder Educational Law Conference


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