William H. Hanson
Senior Counsel


William H. Hanson
Senior Counsel


William H. Hanson, Attorney at Law, practices primarily in commercial transactional law. With an emphasis on loan documentation and real estate matters, his real estate practice has a strong concentration in timberland and forest practices.

He serves on the Maine Library of Geographic Information Board, representing real estate and development interests. He is a member of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers. Bill has earned a Distinguished rating from Martindale. He was recognized by Chambers USA and Best Lawyer in 2016.

Bill, a Penobscot County, Maine native, is a graduate of McGill University and the University of Maine School of Law. Since his undergraduate days in Montreal, Bill has continued his French studies. He now often works with Francophone European and Canadian clients.

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Memberships and Affiliations

Recognized in Best Lawyers in America, Real Estate Law, 2017 – Current

Chambers USA Guide Leading Individual http://www.chambersandpartners.com/USA

2014 Leading Individual http://www.chambersandpartners.com/Logo/3/244/65500/285388

Elected as a fellow of the American College of Real Estate lawyers in 2008. Hanson, William H

Bar Admissions

Maine, 1982
U.S. District Court, District of Maine, 1982


McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1975
B.A., Bachelor of Arts
Major: Political Science

University of Maine School of Law
Portland, Maine, 1982
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence