Rebecca S. Webber named Lawyer of the Year for Employment Law, Individuals

AUBURN, Maine – Skelton Taintor & Abbott attorney Rebecca S. Webber was recently selected as 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” in the State of Maine for Employment Law, Individuals.

Rebecca Webber and Diann King

Only a single lawyer in each practice area is honored as the lawyer of the year, making this accolade particularly significant. These lawyers are selected based on polls of other lawyers who practice in the same area.

Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism and their integrity. It also reflects on the integral work of Diann King, the legal assistant with whom Webber teams up each day to accomplish all that is needed.

In addition to the Lawyer of the Year award, Webber is also listed in the 2019 Best Lawyers in America® in the following practice areas:

  • Employment Law, Management and Individuals
  • Litigation, Labor and Employment

Webber’s practice areas include employment litigation, civil rights litigation, employment law, counseling and compliance and employment law training. A sought-after presenter at seminars and conferences on subjects related to employment law, Webber has earned the preeminent AV-rating from Martindale-Hubbell® and has repeatedly been named to the Best Lawyers in America® list.She represents individuals as well as business and municipal clients in the full range of employment law matters they encounter, such as: retaliation, whistleblower claims, discrimination and civil rights, sexual harassment, Maine Human Rights Act, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), age discrimination in Employment (ADEA), USERRA, policies, employee handbooks, severance agreements and employment contracts.

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, visit or call 1-800-639-7026.