Rudman Winchell Achieves High Rankings in Nationwide Excellence Report

By Rudman Winchell Attorney

Rudman Winchell, Counselors at Law in Bangor, Maine is proud to announce that the firm and several of the firm’s attorneys have received high ratings from Chambers and Partners, a worldwide legal rankings firm. Rudman Winchell receives honors in more categories than any other firm north of Portland.

As a firm, Rudman Winchell achieved prestigious recognition in the following practice areas:

  • Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions.
  • Labor and Employment.
  • Litigation.
  • General Commercial and Real estate.


Chambers and Partners assigns the rankings on a state by state basis, based on extensive research of all firms and attorneys in Maine. This research includes in-depth interviews with peers, colleagues and clients.

Individual attorneys recognized in the Chambers and Partners 2010 report as being among the best in the state are:

George F. Eaton in the field of Corporate/M&A. Chambers and Partners reports “He is very intelligent, has a broad understanding of corporate law, and is good at getting deals done.”

Frank T. McGuire, Labor and Employment Law. Chambers says “He is an experienced management-side employment lawyer who is noted for his committed and detail-oriented approach to work.”

David C. King, Litigation-Medical Malpractice and Insurance. Chambers quotes a peer as saying “He is always well prepared and handles himself well in court.”

William H. Hanson, Real Estate: Timberland Conservation. Chambers notes “his dedicated approach to work.”

Paul W. Chaiken is recognized for excellence in the field of Labor Law. Chambers quotes “Peers say he is a longtime, seasoned attorney, who is very good at what he does.”

Brent A. Singer, Labor/Employment-Employee Benefits and Compensation. Chambers recognizes “He handles the firm’s benefits and compensation-related work.”

John McCarthy, Litigation: General Commercial; Chambers reports “He is praised by observers as smart and hard-working, with a very nice way about him that juries respond well to.”

Winfred A. Stevens, Real estate. Chambers boasts “As one of the top timberlands lawyers in the state, he maintains a strong general real estate practice.”

Hans S. Peterson, Real estate. Chambers report cites him as “a creative and thorough deal-maker.”

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Rudman Winchell has been providing generations of counsel to Maine people, businesses and communities since 1917. With 33 attorneys specializing in various fields of practice, Rudman Winchell is one of Maine’s oldest, largest and most diversified law firms.

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Jeff Solari/Business Development Manager

(207) 992-2628


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