Portland, ME        207.772.1941
Portsmouth, NH        603.433.3317
Manchester, NH        603.716.2895
800.727.1941



DAVID S. SHERMAN, Jr.

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207.253.0519 Phone
207.772.3627 Fax

Email

84 Marginal Way, Suite 600
Portland, ME 04101-2480


Assistant: Deb McKenney




PRACTICE AREAS

Bankruptcy, Restructuring, & Creditors' Rights
Litigation
Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Litigation Business & Commercial Litigation Probate Litigation Securities Enforcement & Litigation
Real Estate

EDUCATION

University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1988

University of Texas, B.A., 1984


BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

Maine
U.S. District Court, District of Maine
First Circuit Court of Appeals

MEMBERSHIPS

Maine State Bar Association

Gignoux Inn of Court

Cumberland County Bar Association


COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE

Maine's Campaign for Justice
  2015 Campaign Chair


Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Portland
  Board Member and Volunteer (1995-present)


Cape Elizabeth Education Foundation
  Board Member and Advisor  (2003-2013)


ecomaine
  Board Member (2011-2013)


Cape Elizabeth Town Council
  Member (2008-present); Chair (2011-2012)


Town of Cape Elizabeth Planning Board
  Member (2000-2006), including two years as Chair




PRACTICE AREAS

Bankruptcy, Restructuring, & Creditors' Rights
Litigation
Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Litigation Business & Commercial Litigation Probate Litigation Securities Enforcement & Litigation
Real Estate

EDUCATION

University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1988

University of Texas, B.A., 1984


BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

Maine
U.S. District Court, District of Maine
First Circuit Court of Appeals

MEMBERSHIPS

Maine State Bar Association

Gignoux Inn of Court

Cumberland County Bar Association


COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE

Maine's Campaign for Justice
  2015 Campaign Chair


Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Portland
  Board Member and Volunteer (1995-present)


Cape Elizabeth Education Foundation
  Board Member and Advisor  (2003-2013)


ecomaine
  Board Member (2011-2013)


Cape Elizabeth Town Council
  Member (2008-present); Chair (2011-2012)


Town of Cape Elizabeth Planning Board
  Member (2000-2006), including two years as Chair




David Sherman is the Practice Group Leader for Drummond Woodsum’s Trial Services Group.  David has 20 years of experience as a civil trial attorney in federal, state and bankruptcy courts. He concentrates his trial practice on commercial and business disputes, real estate disputes, and probate and estate-related litigation. He also represents homeowners’ associations both in litigation and with respect to general corporate and governance matters.

David is listed in Best Lawyers in America, a guide to the leading lawyers in the country, in the categories of Bankruptcy/Creditor-Debtor Rights Law and Litigation-Real Estate.

In addition, David has represented a variety of businesses, headquartered in Maine and throughout the country. These clients include national and state banks, credit unions, insurance carriers, and paper companies, as well as smaller businesses located in Maine. David has also represented condominium and homeowners’ associations, as well as individuals involved in business disputes or trust-related matters. In 2014, David authored a chapter on Interrogatories in the MCLE publication "A Practical Guide to Discovery and Depositions in Maine."


REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS & MATTERS

  • Magda v. Wausau-Mosinee Paper Corp.

  • In re Estate of Lipin

  • ALC Development Corp. v. Walker

  • Beaulieu v. Maine Medical Center


  • AWARDS

    • Litigation-Real Estate Lawyer of the Year, Portland, ME (Awarded by Best Lawyers) 2017

    • Litigation-Real Estate Lawyer of the Year, Portland, ME (Awarded by Best Lawyers) 2017

    • Best Lawyers USA
        • Commercial Litigation (2013-2018)
        • Litigation - Real Estate (2013-2018)
        • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2011-2018)

    • New England Super Lawyers, General Litigation, Business Litigation, Estate & Trust Litigation 2013-2017

    • Martindale Hubbell, AV Preeminent

    • Katahdin Counsel, Honoring Pro Bono Legal Services in Maine 2012


    PUBLICATIONS

    • Author, "Interrogatories" A Practical Guide to Discovery and Depositions in Maine (MCLE 2014)


    David Sherman is the Practice Group Leader for Drummond Woodsum’s Trial Services Group.  David has 20 years of experience as a civil trial attorney in federal, state and bankruptcy courts. He concentrates his trial practice on commercial and business disputes, real estate disputes, and probate and estate-related litigation. He also represents homeowners’ associations both in litigation and with respect to general corporate and governance matters.

    David is listed in Best Lawyers in America, a guide to the leading lawyers in the country, in the categories of Bankruptcy/Creditor-Debtor Rights Law and Litigation-Real Estate.

    In addition, David has represented a variety of businesses, headquartered in Maine and throughout the country. These clients include national and state banks, credit unions, insurance carriers, and paper companies, as well as smaller businesses located in Maine. David has also represented condominium and homeowners’ associations, as well as individuals involved in business disputes or trust-related matters. In 2014, David authored a chapter on Interrogatories in the MCLE publication "A Practical Guide to Discovery and Depositions in Maine."


    REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS & MATTERS

  • Magda v. Wausau-Mosinee Paper Corp.

  • In re Estate of Lipin

  • ALC Development Corp. v. Walker

  • Beaulieu v. Maine Medical Center


  • AWARDS

    • Litigation-Real Estate Lawyer of the Year, Portland, ME (Awarded by Best Lawyers) 2017

    • Litigation-Real Estate Lawyer of the Year, Portland, ME (Awarded by Best Lawyers) 2017

    • Best Lawyers USA
        • Commercial Litigation (2013-2018)
        • Litigation - Real Estate (2013-2018)
        • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2011-2018)

    • New England Super Lawyers, General Litigation, Business Litigation, Estate & Trust Litigation 2013-2017

    • Martindale Hubbell, AV Preeminent

    • Katahdin Counsel, Honoring Pro Bono Legal Services in Maine 2012


    PUBLICATIONS






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