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: 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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Client Alert: FTC Bans Non-Compete Agreements

By: Jack S. Bjorn On April 23, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued its proposed final rule regarding noncompete agreements. The rule goes into effect 120 days following its publication in the Federal Register, but enforcement could be further delayed by likely legal challenges.  Below is a summary of the important provisions of the […]

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Eaton Peabody Represents HighByte in $12 Million Series A Funding Round

Eaton Peabody represented HighByte®, an industrial software company in its Series A funding round led by Standard Investments, a fund investing in innovative growth stage companies that enable businesses to be more data-driven. Standard Investments leads the round with an $8 million investment and is joined in the raise by existing HighByte investors, including Exposition […]

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Recorded Presentation: Legal Considerations for Aquaculturists

Legal Considerations for Aquaculturists Presentation Link Whether you are just starting out with a few LPAs or have been operating for decades, running a successful aquaculture business involves navigating a host of legal issues. The aquaculture industry is highly regulated and requires compliance with numerous federal, state, and local laws and regulations in order to […]

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Eaton Peabody Represents American Unagi in $1.5 Million Investment Round

Eaton Peabody represented Waldoboro-based American Unagi during its $1.5 million investment round led by RuralWorks Partners LLC, an impact investment firm with offices in Vermont and Minnesota. American Unagi is a Maine-based company responsibly raising American eels sourced from Maine’s unique glass eel fishery. These local glass eels are currently shipped abroad to be grown, […]

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