Edmond J. Bearor, Attorney at Law, Rudman Winchell

Edmond J. Bearor



Edmond J. Bearor served as the managing partner of Rudman Winchell from 2010 to 2019. His practice includes municipal and administrative law, real estate transactions, development, and litigation. Since 2007, Ed has been recognized as a Best Lawyer, including being honored as the Best Lawyer of the Year for Zoning and Land Use Law in 2012 and 2016. He has also achieved a Distinguished rating by Martindale and is recognized by SuperLawyers.

Ed served as town administrator for Newport, Maine, and is a past chair of the Municipal Law Section of the Maine State Bar Association. He has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Maine in the public management program, teaching local government law to upper-class undergraduates and graduate students. In 2016, Ed was appointed by the Maine Supreme Judicial Court as Chair of the Appellate Rules Advisory Committee. Ed serves on the Board of directors at EMDC.

Edmond J. Bearor is a Jay, Maine native. He is a graduate of the University of Maine and of the University Of Maine School Of Law.


Edmond J. Bearor's areas of practice:

Memberships and Affiliations

Best Lawyers 2019 –  Land Use and Zoning Law, Litigation – Land Use and Zoning,  Litigation – Municipal & Municipal Law


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Bar Admissions

Maine, 1988
U.S. District Court, District of Maine, 1988


University of Maine School of Law
Portland, Maine, 1988
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence

University of Maine Orono
Orono, Maine, 1981
B.A., Bachelor of Arts
Major: Economics
Major: Public Management