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Aug 23, 2016

Stephen B. Wade named Lawyer of the Year for Insurance Law


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AUBURN, Maine - Best Lawyers in America® announces Stephen B. Wade as the 2017 “Lawyer of the Year” for Insurance Law in the State of Maine. 

Best Lawyers in America® is the most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is regarded as a significant honor conferred on a lawyer by his peers. Recognition as Lawyer of the Year is particularly significant.

Steve has been honored in Best Lawyers in America® since 2008 and is presently listed in the following areas:

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Insurance

In the 2016 edition of Best Lawyers, Steve was honored as the Lawyer of the Year for product liability.

Steve is a shareholder of the firm and has served as Skelton Taintor & Abbott’s hiring partner and on the firm’s management committee. He has devoted his 30 plus year career to representing individuals who have been injured as a result of the negligence of others—having represented thousands of individuals, each of whom has experienced a traumatic event that has resulted in their injury or in the death of a loved one. He is Board Certified as a civil trial specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and has received the preeminent AV-rating by Martindale-Hubbell®. He has also been honored on the New England Super Lawyers list. Steve sits on the Board of Governors of the International Society of Barristers.

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 (207)784-3200.