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Sep 6, 2016

Eight Skelton Taintor & Abbott Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers®


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AUBURN, Maine – U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® have released the 2017 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

This is the 23rd such recognition for Stone, 19th time for Dench and 17th for Lebel to receive this honor.

Stephen B. Wade has also been named 2017 Lawyer of the Year for Insurance Law.

"We are very proud that eight attorneys in our firm have been recognized," said Dench, the firm’s chairman. "It represents many years of high esteem from 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 207.784.3200.