S. Campbell Badger


207.253.0514 Direct
207.772.3627 Fax


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

Assistant: Chena Immel


  • University of Maine School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1993
  • University of Massachusetts, B.A., cum laude, 1987


  • Maine
  • Little River Band of Ottawa Indians , 2009
  • Pueblo of Laguna Tribal Court , 2016
  • Snoqualmie Tribal Court , 2016
  • Suquamish Tribal Court , 2015


  • American Bar Association
  • National Council of School Board Attorneys
  • Maine State Bar Association
  • Maine Council of School Board Attorneys


  • United Way
  • Friends of Forest Lodge
  • Maine Arts in Education

Campbell is a shareholder and Chair of the firm’s Labor Relations Sub-Group, the largest collective bargaining practice group in Northern New England.Campbell has represented public and private employers in all aspects of labor, employment, and labor relations matters for over 20 years, as well as tribal government employees and their enterprises for the past 8 years. He has extensive experience representing employers at the bargaining table negotiating for both initial and successor contracts; representing employers before administrative agencies involving unit determinations, merger and modification proceedings, and unfair labor practice proceedings; and representing employers in numerous contract grievance arbitrations involving employee discipline and contract interpretations. He has negotiated over 175 collective bargaining agreements with various unions including the United Steelworkers, Teamsters, IAM & AW, IBEW, SEIU, OPEIU, Operating Engineers Union, AFSCME, the Maine State Employees Association, and the Maine Education Association and has experience negotiating contracts for a variety of industries including manufacturing plants, paper companies, machine shops, casinos, hotels, security, school districts, towns, and quasi-municipal entities.  He represents employers when purchasing companies with a union workforce and advises on their obligations under the NLRA. In addition, he consults clients on compliance with discrimination laws, wrongful discharge, and wage/hour issues and actively represents clients before the Maine Human Rights Commission and the Maine Labor Relations Board.

As a member of the firm’s Indian Law practice group, Campbell advises and represents Indian tribes and their enterprises on personnel, employment, and labor relations matters, including union-organizing drives, collective bargaining, and the adoption of tribal laws governing labor relations and employment matters.

Campbell also created and implemented a national certification training program for human resource professionals in tribal governments and tribal enterprises with the National Native American Human Resources Association. This extensive three-and-one-half-day workshop provides human resource directors and associates with the practical knowledge and skills they need to handle their unique employment challenges as well as the necessary tools to protect and promote self-determination and prevent further federal intrusion in sovereign matters.


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