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Former manager at Whole Foods files racial discrimination lawsuit

A former meat manager at Whole Foods in Portland has filed a discrimination lawsuit against the company, saying it did nothing to stop racial harassment and intimidation from other workers.

Nova Star ferry owner begins settling the more than $3 million in debts

The owner of the Nova Star Cruises ferry has begun making settlements with companies owed money by the operator of the ferry, beginning with Portland Pilots, Sprague Operating Resources and...

Pierce Atwood announces leadership change

Paul Koenig |

Portland law firm Pierce Atwood LLP will get a new leader at the end of the year when Gloria A. Pinza steps down as managing partner after six years in the position.

Bernstein Shur forms team to tackle fast-emerging legal issues involving drones

James McCarthy |

Bernstein Shur's has formed a "drone team," a legal group that includes a labor and employment lawyer, a municipal and governmental services lawyer and the firm's information technology specialist,...

Maine Law demonstrates that a small school can have a global reach

Laurie Schreiber |

The dean of University of Maine School of Law says the school embodies a network that originates beyond the school — law firms, corporations, public interest organizations and state and local...

Incubator for new lawyers launched in Portland

A Portland nonprofit organization launched this fall will serve as an incubator for new lawyers and provide lower-cost legal representation to clients.

Judge says Cape Elizabeth can't block Verizon's proposed water tower antenna

A federal judge has ruled in favor of Verizon Wireless in its lawsuit against the town over the town's decision to deny a permit for the company to install wireless communication equipment on a water...

Human rights commission rules against Day's Jewelers

The Maine Human Rights Commission ruled that there is reason to believe the owners of Day's Jewelers created a hostile work environment for a Native American employee because of his race, Maine...

Former T-Mobile employee to sue over harassment at Oakland call center

A former employee at the T-Mobile call center in Oakland said she plans to sue the company in federal court for prohibiting her from discussing a sexual harassment complaint she made against a...

Maine AG joins Volkswagen investigation, Verrill Dana files suit

A Portland law firm filed a class-action lawsuit Thursday against Volkswagen, while Maine's attorney general announced her office had joined other states and the federal government in an...