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, Brunswick, Ellsworth and Portland. Our lawyers offer sophisticated legal expertise that emphasizes responsive client service.

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COVID-19: Annual Meetings for Businesses and Nonprofits

In the wake of COVID-19, many businesses have been faced with the challenge of organizing annual meetings that are both safe and comply with Maine law. In light of this, below is a summary of the statutory requirements for both business corporations and nonprofit corporations in Maine, along with considerations for how to safely comply […]

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Legal Update: Earned Paid Leave

After much anticipation, the Maine Department of Labor (“MEDOL”) has issued final rulemaking for the Earned Paid Leave Law that goes into effect on January 1, 2021. A summary of how the law will apply is below. Please contact Eaton Peabody’s Labor and Employment Group with any questions or for help incorporating this law into […]

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Corporate and Philanthropic Leaders Donate to Launch Racial Justice Fund

Hallowell, ME – Corporations and philanthropic leaders across Maine have joined forces to raise $260,000 to combat racial injustice and inequity throughout the state through the Racial Justice Fund of the Maine Justice Foundation. These corporate FOUNDERS and civic leaders are as follows: AARP Maine, Androscoggin Bank, AT&T, Baker Newman Noyes, Bangor Savings Bank, Bernstein […]

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Preserving the Family Camp, Cottage, or Lake House

During this difficult time, many families are seeking refuge at their camp, cottage, or lake house. These retreats serve as safe havens where families gather across multiple generations to forget the stresses of day-to-day life during swims in the lake or ocean, boat trips, and around the fire pit. All too often, however, the death […]

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22 Eaton Peabody Attorneys Named 2021 Best Lawyers in America

The Maine law firm of Eaton Peabody is pleased to announce that 22 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for 2021. Additionally, P. Andrew Hamilton and Karen A. Huber of Bangor and Alfred C. Frawley III of Portland, earned the prestigious “Lawyer of the Year” designation, a […]

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Executive Action on Payroll Tax Deferral Raises More Questions Than it Answers

In a memorandum issued on August 8, President Trump announced a program to allow employers to defer withholding and payment of the employee portion of Social Security taxes that would otherwise be required to be withheld from paychecks and deposited with the IRS between September 1 and December 31, 2020. The President’s action, however, is […]

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