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Keeping pace with the changing legal landscape

Renee Cordes |

Patrick J. Scully has spent his entire career at Portland law firm Bernstein Shur, where he worked as a summer associate more than 30 years ago while studying at the...

High court takes up medical marijuana case with workers' comp implications

In a case with potential precedent-setting implications for Maine businesses, the state's highest court is taking up a case involving the question of whether state law requires workers' compensation...

Bernstein Shur launches all-in-one cybersecurity service for small businesses

Renee Cordes |

Portland law firm Bernstein Shur today unveiled a combined technical and legal cybersecurity service for small businesses.

Former Local S6 treasurer pleads guilty to embezzling $280K


A former secretary-treasurer of Local S6, a labor union at Bath Iron Works, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to embezzling $280,865 from the union over a four-year period.

Federal judge rules oil company suit against South Portland can continue

A federal judge has ruled that Portland Pipe Line suit challenging South Portland's ban on bulk crude oil imports into the city can proceed.

Poland Spring parent faces class-action suit over 'spring water' labeling

Lori Valigra |

Nestlé Waters North America Inc., the parent of Poland Spring Water Co., is the subject of a class-action lawsuit by 11 individuals alleging deceptive product labeling, among other claims.

MDOT seeks input on how to spend $21M from Volkswagen settlement


Maine Department of Transportation is taking public comments on a draft plan that would use the state's $21 million share of the Volkswagen settlement to lower nitrogen oxide emissions by funding...

Maine-based environmental center sues EPA over toxic chemical rules


The Portland-based Environmental Health Strategy Center has joined two lawsuits challenging the Environmental Protection Agency for rewriting rules that determine how the agency will regulate toxic...

Women to Watch: Danielle M. Conway, University of Maine School of Law

Renee Cordes |

Inspired to pursue law by Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' speech, UMaine's School of Law's first African-American dean combines an entrepreneurial vision with a deep sense of public...

Women to Watch 2017

Mainebiz is proud to present the 2017 Women to Watch. This year we had so many great nominees, we named five honorees instead of the traditional four. They come from a range of industries...