Rudman Winchell Achieves Multiple High Rankings from Chambers USA in Annual Nationwide Excellence Report

By Rudman Winchell Attorney

Rudman Winchell, Counselors at Law in Bangor, is proud to announce that the firm and several of the firm’s attorneys have received high ratings from Chambers and Partners, a prestigious and worldwide legal rankings firm. Paul W. Chaiken, David C. King, Frank T. McGuire, William H. Hanson and George F. Eaton are all recognized by Chambers for excellence in their respective practice areas.

As a firm, Rudman Winchell achieved prestigious recognition in the following practice areas:

Labor and Employment: Rudman Winchell is recognized for its strength in Labor and Employment matters in the Bangor market, most notably with respect to preventive strategy and training. Chambers also notes the firm’s representation of management clients before the Maine Labor Relations Board and the NLRB. Frank McGuire is honored as an “experienced employment law litigator and counselor, handling a range of matters including discrimination claims, traditional Labor law and other personnel issues.” 

Litigation: Chambers states “theBangor-based practice has expertise in a range of matters, including commercial and construction litigation. They have a strong track record in courtroom trials and alternative dispute resolution.” Litigation chair David King “maintains a strong Insurance and Medical Malpractice Defense practice.” The “very experienced” Paul Chaiken is recognized by market sources for his commercial litigation practice.

Real Estate: Rudman Winchell is respected for its representation of financial institutions, developers, landlords and tenants in a range of matters, including sales, acquisitions and dispute resolution. Chambers notes the firm’s expertise in timberlands matters by saying “A solid firm with a lot of depth in their department” . William Hanson focuses primarily on timberland and forestry real estate work. Chambers reports “He earns warm praise for his expertise in this space.”

Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions: Rudman Winchell is recognized for its broad expertise across the full range of corporate matters. Chambers reports the firm “frequently counsels clients on company formation, acquisitions and sales, debt financing and corporate governance issues.” Chambers recognizes George Eaton is Of Counsel at the firm. They state “Eaton handles corporate and business law matters for clients in a range of sectors including healthcare, construction and forest resources.”  

Chambers and Partners assigns the rankings on a state by state basis, based on extensive research of all firms and attorneys in Maine. This research includes in-depth interviews with peers, colleagues and clients.

Complete details available at

With more than 30 attorneys specializing in various fields of practice, Rudman Winchell provides comprehensive counsel to the people, businesses and communities of Maine.


For more information please contact:

Jeff Solari/Manager of Business Development    

207. 992.2628



These materials have been prepared by Rudman Winchell for educational purposes only. They should not be considered legal advice. The transmission of this information to you is not intended to create a lawyer-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel. You should not send any confidential or private information to Rudman Winchell until a formal attorney-client relationship has been established, in writing.