Old Town selects Rudman Winchell as new Legal Counsel
City Councilors have picked Rudman Winchell to serve as Old Town’s new Legal Counsel. The motion was appoved Thursday June 28, 2012 at a special City Council meeting. The agreement calls for Rudman Winchell’s term to begin on July 1, 2012. Its a one year agreement with provisions for renewal for two more years.
Rudman Winchell attorney Erik Stumpfel will serve as lead counsel for Old Town. Stumpfel has held that position for several years, mostly at his prior law firm. Ed Bearor, Tim Pease, and John Hamer round out the RW Municipal and Government team and will be assisting as needed.
Rudman Winchell currently serves as general counsel to more than twenty towns and counties and several quasi- municipal districts throughout Maine. In total Rudman Winchell represents more than 40 public sector clients, some as standing corporate counsel and others on an as-needed or project basis.
The firm will actively advise Old Town on zoning and land use, finance, taxation, code enforcement, economic development, labor and employment law, freedom of access law, real estate, constitutional issues, environmental law, and contracts.
We also assist our clients in drafting, reviewing, and evaluating ordinances, employee handbooks, leases, deeds, contracts, employment agreements, and loan documents. Rudman Winchell attorneys appear before all levels of state and federal courts, administrative bodies, and state agencies, including general litigation and appellate work.