Eaton Peabody – Maine Law Firm

Eaton Peabody is a Maine-based law firm with attorneys serving New England and Atlantic Canada from offices in Augusta, Bangor, Ellsworth and Portland. Our lawyers offer sophisticated legal expertise that emphasizes responsive client service.

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Client Alert: Land Use Planning Commission to Consider Rule Changes

At its June 12, 2024, regular business meeting, the Land Use Planning Commission (LUPC, or Commission) will consider adoption of two proposed rule revision packages. Links to the meeting agenda and information about how to listen to the meeting can be found at LUPC Calendar and Meeting Materials (maine.gov). Proposed Rule Revisions Chapters 2 and 10 […]

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Client News: Eaton Peabody Represents PureTerra Ventures in $4 Million Capital Commitment to Sudoc

Eaton Peabody represented venture capital firm PureTerra Ventures, in its recent $4 Million capital commitment to Sudoc. Sudoc is an innovative chemical industry startup developing a sustainable but powerful chemistry that can outperform toxic chemicals in many applications. TAML® molecules were invented at Carnegie Mellon University Institute for Green Science by Dr Terry Collins and his research […]

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Client News: Passamaquoddy awarded $4.3M to build eel farm in Washington County

The Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township was awarded a $4.3 million grant to build an eel-growing  farm and to create value-added products such as filet and kabayaki, a Japanese delicacy, in the Washington County town of Princeton. The money comes from the Indigenous Animals Harvesting and Meat Processing grant program, which is part of the […]

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Client Alert: Maine Paid Family & Medical Leave Proposed Rule

On May 20, 2024, the Maine Department of Labor released its proposed rule (the “PFML Rule”) regarding Maine’s new Paid Family and Medical Leave program, which is set to begin collecting contributions in 2025 and begin paying benefits in 2026. Recognizing that the PFML Rule must be read in conjunction with Maine Paid Family and […]

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Client Alert: New LPA “Owner/Operator” Requirement Taking Effect

Effective January 1, 2025, all LPA(s) will be subject to the “owner/operator” requirement which is described below. We highly encourage participation in an informational session as it is an opportunity to learn more and ask questions about this change. They are intended to help you prepare! What you need to know: What is changing? The […]

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Governor Mills Announces Applications for Funding to Help Working Waterfront Properties Rebuild from Winter Storms

Governor Janet Mills announced today that applications for funding are now available to help repair and rebuild working waterfronts damaged by the winter storms that hammered Maine’s coastline. The $25 million in funding is available through the Working Waterfront Resilience Grant Program, a joint initiative from the Maine Department of Transportation, the Maine Department of Marine Resources, […]

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