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Rudman Winchell is a full service law firm serving the people, businesses and communities of Maine. With our vast legal
resources and more than two dozen attorneys located in Bangor, we are a true strategic partner with the clients we serve.

What Sets Rudman Winchell Apart


Experience you can trust

Our firm is composed of attorneys that are among the most respected in the state. Newer associates are mentored daily by a team of skilled and experienced partners. Together our attorneys expertly practice in a wide variety of law giving you the confidence that we can counsel you on the complicated or the straightforward. Rudman Winchell has the specialization your matter deserves.

Serving Central Maine since 1917

With more than a century of service to the people and communities of Maine, Rudman Winchell has a reputation of quality legal counsel. Our firm is large enough to negotiate complex real estate and business deals, fight for your rights in the courtroom, or advise a loved one on their estate; yet small enough to provide excellent individualized service for your legal needs.

Comprehensive Legal Resources

Rudman Winchell has the resources, personnel, and legal expertise to settle your case effectively and affordably. Our 30 plus attorneys specialize in over 40 areas of law which means that there is always a legal expert available to answer your questions, saving you time and money.

A True Strategic Partner

Finding the right attorney can be difficult. We are committed to developing valued relationships with all of our clients and strive to provide sound, effective, and practical legal counsel. From there, we craft the intelligent, creative, cost-effective and winning solutions for which we are known.

Rudman Winchell's Practice Groups

Business & Corporate

Rudman Winchell business attorneys regularly represent clients in all aspects of business and corporate law.

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Individual & Family

Rudman Winchell attorneys provide expert guidance on matters involving all aspects of Maine individual and family law.

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Estate Planning & Elder Law

Rudman Winchell’s experienced attorneys are here to guide you through all aspects of establishing a will and/or trust.

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Rudman Winchell’s experienced Employment and Labor attorneys advise clients on preventive strategies and positive solutions.

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Rudman Winchell represents clients' interests in administrative and enforcement proceedings before government agencies and boards, including appeals.

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Rudman Winchell’s trial lawyers have extensive experience in both federal and state courts in a vast array of civil matters.

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Personal Injury

A serious injury changes your life in an instant. Rudman Winchell has the necessary resources to seek the compensation you deserve.

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Real Estate

Rudman Winchell has a broad Maine based real estate practice. Our real estate attorneys provide full services for property acquisition, disposition, and leasing for timberlands, commercial, waterfront, condominiums, and many other types of property.

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From The Attorney's Blog

Recent DOL Opinion Letters Provide Guidance on Wage and Hour Issues

The Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor (the “WHD”) issued three new opinion letters under the Fair Labor Standards Act (the “FLSA”), Op. Letters FLSA2019-7, -8, and -9, each dated July 1, 2019.  Each Opinion Letter is heavily dependent on the very specific facts presented for consideration in it, and two …

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Maine Enacts New Law Regarding Noncompetition Agreements

On June 28, 2019, Governor Mills signed L.D. 733, entitled “An Act to Promote Keeping Workers in Maine” (the “Act”) into law.  The Act will impose some significant new restrictions on noncompetition agreements in Maine. Which types of agreements are subject to the Act? As a threshold matter, the Act defines a noncompetition agreement as …

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More New Employment-Related Legislation: Pregnancy and Noncompete Agreements

As an update to the Lunch and Learn last week, two additional pieces of legislation have been enacted. The first, LD 666:  An Act to Protect Pregnant Workers, amends the Maine Human Rights Act to add a section requiring accommodation for pregnancy-related conditions, which is defined as a “known limitation of an employee’s ability to …

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