Anne-Marie L. Storey

"In my years of experience, knowing the law is only a small part of what makes a great lawyer. We have to live it, embrace it, and believe in it. I work every day to do all of those things, and at the same time serve as what I hope to be a good example to my daughter of a professional and a valuable community member."

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Anne-Marie L. Storey

"In my years of experience, knowing the law is only a small part of what makes a great lawyer. We have to live it, embrace it, and believe in it. I work every day to do all of those things, and at the same time serve as what I hope to be a good example to my daughter of a professional and a valuable community member."

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Anne-Marie L. Storey, Attorney at Law, practices employment law, including general advising of employers, litigation, administrative actions, training, and workers’ compensation. Anne-Marie is a frequent speaker to human resource professionals and other groups on employment-related topics.

She has spoken at the Northern New England Law Publishers Comp Summit, focusing on workers’ compensation in Maine, and the Maine HR Convention, Maine’s largest human resources convention. She is also a repeat presenter for the Maine State Bar Association’s Bridging the Gap and Legal Year in Review programs.

Anne-Marie serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Maine Discovery Museum. She is the President of the Bangor YMCA Board of Directors. She is a Member of the Downtown Bangor Partnership Board. She is a member of the Personnel Committee for the Bangor Humane Society Board of Directors. She has received the Volunteer of the Year award from the Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce.

Anne-Marie graduated cum laude from Vermont Law School, where she was a notes editor for the Vermont Law Review. She is a past president of the Maine State Bar Association. She is a member of the Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar Professional Ethics Commission. Anne-Marie has received a Notable rating from Martindale and is recognized as a Best Lawyer in America.

Anne-Marie was born in New York City but grew up primarily in Virginia. She is a graduate of Middlebury College. After college, she served as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer in Thailand. She lives in Winterport with her husband, John Hamer, daughter, Zoey, and St. Bernard, Madeline.

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Contact

207.992.4428

astorey@rudmanwinchell.com

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Speaking Engagements & Publications:

“Workers’ Compensation: Benefits and Retirement,” Maine Business & Employment Law, April, 1999
“Punitive Damages,” Maine Business & Employment Law, August, 1999
“A Twist in Sexual Harassment Investigations?” Maine Business & Employment Law, October, 1999
“The Fair Credit Reporting Act: Application to Employment Issues,” Defense Research Institute, 1999
“OSHA Update,” The Employer’s Quarterly, May, 2000
“Workers’ Compensation Update,” The Employer’s Quarterly, May, 2000
(Co-Author) “Supervisor Liability,” Maine Business & Employment Law, May, 2000
“Immunity from Civil Suits by Employees?” The Employer’s Quarterly, August, 2000
(Co-Author) “NLRB Gives Non-Union Employees Representation Rights in Disciplinary Meetings,” The Employer’s Quarterly, November, 2000
“Are There Legal Risks in Your Employee Assistance Programs?” Maine Business & Employment Law, January, 2001
“Internal Investigations Included in Employee ‘Personnel File,’” The Employer’s Quarterly, February, 2001
“The Flu and the FMLA,” Maine Business & Employment Law, May, 2001
“Workers’ Compensation Bulletin,” The Employer’s Quarterly, August, 2001
“Religious Discrimination in Employment,” The Employer’s Quarterly, November, 2001
“Workers’ Compensation Update,” The Employer’s Quarterly, November, 2001
“Religious Discrimination in Employment,” Maine Business & Employment Law, December, 2001
“Faith in the Workplace,” Maine Human Resources Convention, May, 2002
“Is Performing Manual Tasks a Major Life Activity Entitled to ADA Protection?” The Employer’s
Quarterly, September, 2002; “The Direct Threat Defense under the ADA,” The Employer’s Quarterly, September, 2002
“How Much FMLA Leave is Enough?” The Employer’s Quarterly, September, 2002
“Common Law Torts and the Workers’ Compensation Act,” The Employer’s Quarterly, Winter, 2002
“Appropriate Response to Complaint Absolves Employer of Sexual Harassment Liability,” The Employer’s Quarterly, December, 2002
“Ways to Avoid Negligent Hiring Claims Revisited,” Maine Business & Employment Law, April, 2003
“Employment Law Essentials: Good Hiring Practices Reduce Legal Exposure,” Maine Human Resources Convention, May, 2003
“New Overtime Regulations?” Maine Business & Employment Law, May, 2003
(Co-Author) “Recently Enacted Maine Legislation of Interest to Employers,” The Employer’s Quarterly, July, 2003
“No Bad Faith Required for Employee to Prevail on Unpaid Vacation Pay Claim,” The Employer’s Quarterly, July, 2003
“Discrimination Claims under the Maine Workers’ Compensation Act,” The Employer’s Quarterly, February, 2004
“Top Ten Mistakes Employers Make in the Hiring/Firing Process,” Maine State Bar Association Business Law Institute, March, 2004
“Managing the Perils of an Internal Investigation,” Maine Human Resources Convention, May, 2004
(Co-Author) “Wage and Hour Issues,” The Employer’s Quarterly, June, 2004
(Co-Author) “Legal Year in Review: Labor and Employment Law,” Maine State Bar Association, 2004
(Co-Author) “More Best Practices, Avoid 3 More Deadly Sins,” Maine Human Resources Convention, May, 2005
“Workplace Violence,” The Employer’s Quarterly, February, 2005; “The Trouble with Nicknames,” The Employer’s Quarterly, September, 2005
“Failure to Post Notice of Employee Rights May Preclude Defense of Claim,” The Employer’s Quarterly, September, 2005
“Legal Year in Review: Labor and Employment Law,” Maine State Bar Association, 2005
“Law Court Clarifies Definition of Disability,” Maine Business & Employment Law, April, 2006
Genetic Information and Your Workforce,” Maine Business & Employment Law, July, 2008
“Do Your Employees Blog?” Maine Business & Employment Law, May, 2008
“New FMLA Amendments Expand Leave Rights,” Maine Business & Employment Law, February, 2008
“Make Sense of Employment Law,” CHAMBERNEWS, Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce, September, 2009
“Make Sense of Employment Law,” CHAMBERNEWS, Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce, August, 2009
“Make Sense of Employment Law,” CHAMBERNEWS, Bangor Region Chamber of Commerce, July, 2009
(Contributing Editor) American Bar Association’s FMLA Mid-winter Report of 2017 Cases.


Memberships and Affiliations

Best Lawyer 2019 – Employment Law – Management & Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers


Bar Admissions

Maine, 1995
U.S. District Court, District of Maine, 1995

Education

Vermont Law School
South Royalton, Vermont, 1995
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
Law Review: Vermont Law Review, Notes Editor, 1993-1995

Middlebury College
Middlebury, Vermont, 1989
B.A., Bachelor of Arts
Major: History

Assistant

Ashlee Chase

achase@rudmanwinchell.com

Caroline Shepard

cshepard@rudmanwinchell.com