Skelton Taintor & Abbott Ranked a Tier 1 Firm in Best Lawyers® for 9th Consecutive Year

AUBURN, Maine (November 1, 2018) – The firm of Skelton Taintor & Abbott has received a Tier 1 ranking for the Portland, Maine, metropolitan region in the U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® 2019 “Best Law Firms” rankings. The practice areas are Family Law, Medical Malpractice Law/Plaintiffs, Tax Law, and Trusts & Estates Law.

Tier 1 rankings are determined through a combination of impressive feedback from peers and clients as well as information provided in response to the “Law Firm Survey” conducted by Best Lawyers®. Skelton Taintor & Abbott has received the prestigious Tier 1 ranking each year since 2010.

This ranking follows eight lawyers from the firm being named to The Best Lawyers in America®. Several of those attorneys have been named for more than 10 years, a testament to the high quality of the firm’s legal talent and the respect that the attorneys receive in the legal community.

In special distinctions, Stephen B. Wade was selected as 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” for Medical Malpractice Law-Plaintiffs and Rebecca S. Webber was selected as 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” for Employment Law-Individuals in the State of Maine. Only a single lawyer in each practice area is honored as “Lawyer of the Year,” making these accolades particularly significant. Receiving this designation reflects the high level of respect these lawyers have earned for their abilities, professionalism and integrity among other leading lawyers in the same communities and practice areas.

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 207-784-3200.