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Aug 22, 2015

Eight Skelton Taintor & Abbott Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers®


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U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® have released the 2016 Best Lawyers in America® list, and eight attorneys from the firm of Skelton Taintor & Abbott have been named. Best Lawyers® is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing reflects the respect of fellow members of the legal profession as well as the public.

The attorneys and their practice areas are:

  • Jill A. Checkoway, Trusts and Estates
  • Bryan M. Dench, Tax Law and Litigation & Controversy – Tax
  • Ronald P. Lebel, Family Law
  • Michael R. Poulin, Health Care Law and Labor Law – Union
  • Norman J. Rattey, Real Estate Law
  • Alan G. Stone, Energy Law and Non-White- Collar Criminal Defense
  • Stephen B. Wade, Insurance Law, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, Product Liability Litigation – Defendants, Medical Malpractice – Plaintiffs and Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Rebecca S. Webber, Employment Law – Individuals and Management, Litigation – Labor and Employment

Wade received the additional honor of being named “Lawyer of the Year” for Product Liability Litigation in the State of Maine.

This is the 22nd such recognition for Stone, 18th time for Dench and 16th for Lebel to receive this honor.

“We are very proud of this recognition,” said Dench, the firm’s chairman. “It is especially significant as it reflects the high esteem of our professional peers for the individuals named and our firm.”

Skelton Taintor & Abbott is one of Maine’s leading law firms serving individuals and businesses in litigation and general representation throughout northern New England for more than 150 years. The firm has been named in U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” in America. For more information, call 1-800-639-7026.