Drummond Woodsum Attorneys at Law

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




TIMOTHY E. STEIGELMAN

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207.253.0553 Phone
207.772.3627 Fax

Email

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


Assistant: Ashley Carr




PRACTICE AREAS

Bankruptcy, Restructuring, & Creditors' Rights
Business & Corporate
Litigation
Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Litigation
Maritime Law

EDUCATION

University of Maine School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude

University of Maryland, M.A.

United States Naval Academy, B.S., with distinction


BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Maine
U.S. District Court, District of Maine
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

MEMBERSHIPS

American Bankruptcy Institute

Maritime Law Association of the United States

Maine State Bar Association

U.S. Naval Institute


COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE

Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project (ILAP)
  Pro Bono Panel Attorney


U.S. Navy Reserve
  Naval Officer


Credit Abuse Resistance Education (CARE)
  Presenter


Boots2Roots
  Pro Bono Counsel




PRACTICE AREAS

Bankruptcy, Restructuring, & Creditors' Rights
Business & Corporate
Litigation
Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Litigation
Maritime Law

EDUCATION

University of Maine School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude

University of Maryland, M.A.

United States Naval Academy, B.S., with distinction


BAR & COURT ADMISSIONS

Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Maine
U.S. District Court, District of Maine
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

MEMBERSHIPS

American Bankruptcy Institute

Maritime Law Association of the United States

Maine State Bar Association

U.S. Naval Institute


COMMUNITY/PUBLIC SERVICE

Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project (ILAP)
  Pro Bono Panel Attorney


U.S. Navy Reserve
  Naval Officer


Credit Abuse Resistance Education (CARE)
  Presenter


Boots2Roots
  Pro Bono Counsel




Tim maintains a broad litigation practice over many subject areas including business disputes and commercial law, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy, employment matters, and maritime and admiralty law. He represents clients in state and federal court, and in municipal and administrative proceedings.

In addition to his legal practice, Tim is a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Oceans and Coastal Law at the University of Maine School of Law, where he previously served as an adjunct professor. He has presented and published in the areas of admiralty, bankruptcy, international law, and military law.

During law school he was a judicial extern for the Honorable Kermit V. Lipez of the First Circuit Court of Appeals, and also served as a board member of the Maine Law Review. Before law school he was a manager at General Electric and served as an active duty naval officer. Tim continues to serve in the U.S. Navy Reserve today.



AWARDS

  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2014-2017
  • Proctor in Admiralty, designated by the Maritime Law Association of the United States, which the Association reserves as “the most distinguished class of membership for practicing maritime attorneys.”
  • Katahdin Counsel conferred annually by the Maine Supreme Judicial Court for pro bono services provided to underprivileged clients 2012-2016
  • General Douglas MacArthur Foundation Award for the paper “Leading the Interagency to Shape US-China Relations,” judged to best address joint leadership, joint warfighting, and other topics demonstrating the ideals of General Douglas MacArthur
  • ALI-ABA Scholarship and Leadership Award, University of Maine School of Law
  • Pro Bono Publico Award, University of Maine School of Law
PUBLICATIONS

  • Clarifying the Liability Risk in the Canadian Arctic, 22 OCEAN & COASTAL LAW JOURNAL 46 (2017)

  • Leading the Interagency to Shape US-China Relations, INTERAGENCY JOURNAL, Fall 2015 at 40.

  • Of Admirals and Bondholders, 45 JOURNAL OF MARITIME LAW AND COMMERCE 1 (2014)

  • Trying the Upset Bid Case, AMERICAN BANKRUPTCY INSTITUTE JOURNAL, Feb. 2014 at 60 (with Nathaniel R. Hull, coauthor).

  • “Enabling Marketing in Groundfish Sectors: A Manual for Navigating Antitrust Issues,” with Joseph Sullivan, Andrew Richards, & U. Charles Remmel, II, coauthors (Gulf of Maine Research Institute 2012)

  • “United States Law on Piracy,” in Piracy in Comparative Perspective: Problems, Strategies, Law, Charles H. Norchi & Gwenaële Proutière-Maulion, eds. (2012) (volume is part of the Maritime Knowledge Centre collection at the International Maritime Organization (IMO)).

  • The Jones Act Fish Farmer, 33 UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI’I LAW REVIEW 223 (2010).

  • New Model for Disaster Relief: A Solution to the Posse Comitatus Conundrum, 57 NAVAL LAW REVIEW 105 (2009).


Tim maintains a broad litigation practice over many subject areas including business disputes and commercial law, creditors’ rights and bankruptcy, employment matters, and maritime and admiralty law. He represents clients in state and federal court, and in municipal and administrative proceedings.

In addition to his legal practice, Tim is a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Oceans and Coastal Law at the University of Maine School of Law, where he previously served as an adjunct professor. He has presented and published in the areas of admiralty, bankruptcy, international law, and military law.

During law school he was a judicial extern for the Honorable Kermit V. Lipez of the First Circuit Court of Appeals, and also served as a board member of the Maine Law Review. Before law school he was a manager at General Electric and served as an active duty naval officer. Tim continues to serve in the U.S. Navy Reserve today.



AWARDS

  • Super Lawyers, Rising Star 2014-2017
  • Proctor in Admiralty, designated by the Maritime Law Association of the United States, which the Association reserves as “the most distinguished class of membership for practicing maritime attorneys.”
  • Katahdin Counsel conferred annually by the Maine Supreme Judicial Court for pro bono services provided to underprivileged clients 2012-2016
  • General Douglas MacArthur Foundation Award for the paper “Leading the Interagency to Shape US-China Relations,” judged to best address joint leadership, joint warfighting, and other topics demonstrating the ideals of General Douglas MacArthur
  • ALI-ABA Scholarship and Leadership Award, University of Maine School of Law
  • Pro Bono Publico Award, University of Maine School of Law
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