Rudman Winchell welcomes Attorney Erik Stumpfel to the firm

By Rudman Winchell Attorney

Rudman Winchell, Counselors at Law in Bangor, Maine is proud to announce that attorney Erik M. Stumpfel is joining the firm. Attorney Stumpfel joins Ed Bearor, Tim Pease and John Hamer in the firm’s Municipal practice.

Erik represents municipalities, counties and other public entities as general counsel and also has extensive experience in economic development, tax increment financing, business park development, wind farm projects, state and federal development incentives and related matters.

In his legal career in Maine to date, Erik has provided legal services to county and municipal clients on more than $1 billion of economic development projects that have helped to create more than 3,000 permanent, full-time jobs.

Erik’s municipal law practice spans 20+ year, including eight years as the City of Bangor’s in-house city solicitor (1991-1999). He has practiced before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Maine Department of Environmental Protection; Maine Human Rights Commission; Maine Public Utilities Commission; Maine State Board of Property Tax Review and other state and federal agencies as well as Maine and federal courts.

He has taught continuing legal education courses on variety of municipal law topics and has served on legislative study commissions in the areas of tax exempt housing and regulatory takings. In 1998-1999, he served as a member of Maine’s Court Unification Task force. In 2003, as a pro bono project, Erik drafted and helped obtain passage of 30-A MRSA 125, conferring economic development powers and bonding authority on Piscataquis County. In 2007, this statue was amended to include all 16 Maine counties.

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


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