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: Governor Mills Launches $40 Million Economic Recovery Grant Program to Support Maine Tourism, Hospitality & Retail Small Businesses

Governor Janet Mills announced today an economic recovery grant program to support Maine’s tourism, hospitality, and retail small businesses. Backed by $40 million in Federal CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF), the Tourism, Hospitality & Retail Recovery Grant Program is focused specifically on supporting Maine’s service sector small businesses, such as restaurants, bars, tasting rooms, […]

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Event: Maine’s New Earned Paid Leave Law

Learn More & Register Wednesday, December 9, 2020 9:00am – 10:00am After much anticipation, the Maine Department of Labor has issued final rulemaking for the Earned Paid Leave Law that goes into effect on January 1, 2021. Maine’s new “Act Authorizing Earned Employee Leave” requires all employers in the State of Maine with more than […]

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COVID-19: Annual Meetings for Businesses and Nonprofits

Updated: November 30, 2020 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 […]

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Client News: Friday raises $2.1M in round led by Bessemer Venture Partners

Friday, the Portland-based startup building software for remote teams, announced today it has raised $2.1 million in an equity round led by Bessemer Venture Partners, one of the oldest and most-well known venture capital funds in the country. The company, which Founder and CEO Luke Thomas started as a side project in 2016, has been […]

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Client News: Friday app, a remote work tool, raises $2.1 million

Friday, an app looking to make remote work more efficient, has announced the close of a $2.1 million seed round led by Bessemer Venture Partners. Active Capital, Underscore, El Cap Holdings, TLC Collective, and New York Venture Partners also participated in the round, among others. Founded by Luke Thomas, Friday sits on top of the […]

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Event: Will Maine’s Energy Future be an Equitable Future?

Learn More & Register Tuesday, November 17, 2020 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM   Whether we know it or not, we interact with Maine’s energy policies every time we fill the tank, flip the switch, or turn on the heat.  But are those policies fair to all?  And as we imagine Maine’s clean energy future […]

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