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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OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard Is Stopped in its Tracks While the CMS Rule Is Upheld

Yesterday the United States Supreme Court stayed OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard (the “ETS”) that applied to employers with 100 or more employees (see our previous alert on the ETS here). The Court’s opinion can be found here. The ETS required covered employers to institute either a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy subject to certain legal exemptions […]

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Disclosure Requirements Under Regulation F (12 C.F.R. § 1006.34)

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”) issued a new Regulation F interpreting the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (“FDCPA”), which took effect on November 30, 2021, after the CFPB withdrew a proposal to delay implementation of the Regulation by 60 days. One of the central elements of the Regulation is the requirement that “debt collectors,” […]

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Eaton Peabody Represents HighByte in $3.5 Million Seed Round

Eaton Peabody represented industrial software producer HighByte, in the fully subscribed $3.5 million seed round led by the Thomas H. Lee Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm. The lead investment team was joined by CEI Ventures, Maine Venture Fund, Momenta Ventures, and several angel investors. Funds will be allocated across R&D, sales, marketing, and customer […]

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OSHA ETS Workplace Vaccination Rule – Status and Next Steps

On November 4, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) issued its Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”) to minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission in the workplace. The ETS establishes mandatory requirements to protect unvaccinated employees of large employers of 100 or more employees from the risk of contracting COVID-19 at work. Below is a […]

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Eaton Peabody Ranked in 2022 “Best Law Firms”

Bangor and Portland, ME — U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released the 2022 “Best Law Firms” rankings, providing a comprehensive view of the U.S. legal profession that is unprecedented both in the range of firms represented and in the range of qualitative and quantitative data used to develop the rankings. The Maine […]

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Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan – Summary

Last month, the Mills Administration announced the first round of spending under the Governor’s Maine Jobs & Recovery Plan, an initiative calling for a nearly $1 billion investment of federal American Rescue Plan funds in Maine. The three initiatives, $80 million for the Maine Unemployment Trust Fund, $39 million to help lower health insurance premiums, […]

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