Skelton Taintor & Abbott Attorneys Honored on Super Lawyers/Rising Stars Lists

AUBURN, Maine (October 17, 2019) – Stephen B. Wade from the firm of Skelton Taintor & Abbott has been honored on the 2019 New England Super Lawyers list. Braden M. Clement, Amy Dieterich and Jordan Payne Hay have been named to Rising Stars.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations, and peer evaluations. No more than five percent of the lawyers in each state are selected.

The objective of Super Lawyers is to create a credible, comprehensive, and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel.

This is the 12th consecutive such honor for Wade, who is named in the area of Personal Injury General, Plaintiff. He has devoted his 30-plus-year career to representing individuals who have been injured as a result of the negligence of others and has represented hundreds of individuals, each of whom has experienced a traumatic event that has resulted in their injury or in the death of a loved one. Wade sits on the Board of Governors of the International Society of Barristers and has received the preeminent AV-rating by Martindale-Hubbell®.

Amy Dieterich is recognized for the third year in the area of business litigation. Prior to joining Skelton Taintor & Abbott, Dieterich was associated with two prominent New York law firms during which time she gained valuable litigation experience. She represents individual clients and businesses in commercial disputes, employment and labor law matters, as well as litigation, arbitration, and regulatory proceedings.

Four-time honoree Clement is recognized in the areas of general litigation and personal injury. A strong advocate for his clients, Clement’s litigation experience includes personal injury law, professional malpractice, real estate and commercial disputes, family law, and immigration. Prior to joining Skelton Taintor & Abbott, Clement was an attorney at another Maine law firm.

This is the first Rising Stars honor for Hay.  She was selected for inclusion in the area of employment and labor law. Jordan’s practice at Skelton Taintor & Abbott includes employment law, civil rights, human resources support, and intellectual property. She is a sought-after speaker and is licensed to practice in both Maine and Massachusetts.

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.