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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Trouble Brewing: Backlash over craft brewing trademark suits makes brand protection a tricky proposition.

By: Micah A. Smart As craft breweries continue to grow from small niche businesses to serious economic leaders—they added $220 million to Maine’s economy in 2016—they increasingly face issues familiar to other growing industries like supply shortages, increased competition, and lately, trademark protection. For any business, ensuring that the target audience not only recognizes but […]

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Eaton Peabody Welcomes Janna Gau to the Firm’s Bangor Office

Eaton Peabody is very pleased to welcome Janna Gau to the firm as Counsel in our Bangor office. Janna represents both private and public sector clients in the defense and prosecution of claims relating to construction, commercial and banking, employment, equine and agriculture, and professional liability and insurance related litigation. She brings extensive jury trial experience […]

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Policy Experts Debate Whether Trump’s Health Proposal Helps Small Businesses, Consumers

This week, the Trump administration released proposed rules that would make it easier for small businesses and the self-employed to band together to buy association health plans. Supporters say the plans will provide more affordable coverage. But critics say any savings these plans might offer would come at a cost: namely, skimpy coverage and a […]

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State Agency Rulemaking – November 15, 2017

Proposals AGENCY: 65-407 – Public Utilities Commission (PUC) CHAPTER NUMBER AND TITLE: Ch. 880, Attachments to Joint-Use Utility Poles; Determination and Allocation of Costs; Procedure PROPOSED RULE NUMBER: 2017-P141 (Hearing rescheduled) BRIEF SUMMARY: The Public Utilities Commission (Commission) initiates a rulemaking to amend Ch. 880 of the Commission’s rules regarding attachments to joint use utility […]

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Cyber Security Seminar: December 6th in Bangor

Seminar Information Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 7:30 am – 9:30 am G. Clifton Eames Learning Center 203 Maine Ave., Bangor, ME Businesses and individuals are awash in stories about personal privacy, data collection, breach of personally identifiable information (PII) and Big Data. What does it all mean, and what implications does it have for you? […]

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Victory for Special Education Employee Reprimanded for Telling Coworker, “I will pray for you”

AUGUSTA, Maine – Today, the Augusta School Department sent First Liberty client Toni Richardson an updated memorandum acknowledging Richardson’s protected First Amendment right to privately discuss religion among her co-workers. In May, First Liberty and Maine-based law firm Eaton Peabody filed charges of religious discrimination and retaliation against the school district with the Equal Employment […]

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