Timberlands Transactions


Rudman Winchell is located in the commercial heart of Maine’s industrial timberlands and is heavily involved in representing the timber industry and other natural resource based enterprises. Over the last 30 years, Rudman Winchell’s timberland attorneys have worked at the center of many of the dynamic changes that have altered the character of doing business in the Maine woods.Our attorneys have extensive experience in timberland title matters, property exchanges, partitions, stumpage contracts, supply contracts, tenancy in common interests, timber deeds, access easements, and other similar issues and documentation involving timber and natural resources in Maine. Working knowledge of the relationships among Maine’s large landowners and conservation entities enhances the quality and efficiency of Rudman Winchell’s work for forest related enterprises.Rudman Winchell’s timberland and natural resources attorneys have served as counsel for national and international lenders providing financing to farmers, timber companies, paper companies, salmon farmers, and others involved in natural resource industries. We also have extensive experience with forestland regulatory matters, such as the Maine Land Use Planning Commission subdivision and development approval process, and aquacultural submerged land leases.Timberlands Transactions Blog

Representative Services

  • Access rights and easements
  • Boundary disputes
  • Chip mill contracts
  • Conservation easements
  • Environmental matters
  • Loan documentation
  • Partition actions (both in- court partitions and divisions by consensual arrangements)
  • Pulpwood supply contracts
  • Purchase and sale of timberlands
  • Stumpage and harvest service contracts
  • Subdivision approvals
  • Submerged land leases
  • Tax-deferred exchanges
  • Timber deeds
  • Timber trespass claims
  • Timberlands development
  • Tree growth and other current use tax issues
  • Zoning and land use permitting

Timberlands Transactions Attorneys

Learn more about Rudman Winchell’s timberlands and natural resources attorneys. Please click on their names to view their bios and professional accomplishments:


Rudman Winchell’s experienced attorneys are ready to assist you with legal matters involving Maine’s natural resources. Contact us by filling out this form or call us at 207.947.4501 to schedule an appointment.