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Skelton, Taintor & Abbott is built on principles that distinguish the best law firms. Dating back to 1853, the firm has been a mainstay in Lewiston-Auburn, representing generations of Maine clients and providing a full range of legal services. Those services include:

  • Corporate and Business. Representing and counseling businesses and their owners is the core of our practice. Our command of business and corporate law can help your company find cost-effective solutions to reach its financial goals.
  • Employment Law and Benefits. Skelton, Taintor & Abbott lawyers represent both employers and employees in cases involving workplace injuries, employee benefits, sexual harassment, discrimination, family medical leave, employment contracts and wrongful termination. We also handle contract grievances and arbitration, and the negotiation and interpretation of collective bargaining agreements.
  • Intellectual Property. Skelton, Taintor & Abbott’s lawyers work to protect intellectual property, from the initial development through the licensing and marketing of new inventions and processes. We represent both businesses and individual entrepreneurs.
  • Litigation, Disputes, and Appeals. Skelton, Taintor & Abbott lawyers represent clients in commercial litigation involving disputes between an individual and a corporation, or between two corporations. Our clients include both plaintiffs and defendants in Maine, in both state and federal courts.
  • Real Estate. Skelton, Taintor & Abbott has a team of lawyers skilled in all aspects of corporate real estate. Over the years, business clients have come to depend on the trusted advice our attorneys offer in corporate real estate transactions.
  • Personal Legal Services. If you need advice about your personal injury claim, the lawyers of Skelton, Taintor & Abbott can help by reviewing your case and discussing all available legal options.
  • Industry Services. Skelton, Taintor & Abbott attorneys offer expert legal guidance on the operation and expansion of utility services, utility financing, interconnection agreements, metering policies, energy efficiency, alternative energy, transmission line planning, development and construction, and utility reliability and service issues.
  • Governmental, Municipal, Schools, and Counties. The attorneys of Skelton, Taintor & Abbott have developed a deep knowledge of Maine governmental law and built a reputation as one of the state’s most trusted law firms. Skelton, Taintor & Abbott serves as general counsel to many Maine municipalities, school districts, county governments and housing authorities.