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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Client News: Maine Angel Investors Launch $2.4M Fund

Two groups of Maine-based angel investors on Wednesday unveiled a $2.4 million fund to invest in more than a dozen high-growth emerging companies, including women-led enterprises. Portland-based Maine Angels and the Bangor Angel Funds teamed up to launch the Dirigo Angel Fund I, which closed June 29 with investments from 46 individuals, including 21 women, and seven […]

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COVID-19: PPP Flexibility Act

Over the last few months, thousands of Maine businesses and individuals have received assistance from the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”), enacted as part of the CARES Act, which is intended to help address the financial crises caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. On June 5, 2020 the President signed into law the Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility […]

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Dealing with Debt: Covid-19’s Effect on Foreclosures, Bankruptcy, and Collections

With the significant and ongoing financial effects from the Covid-19 pandemic taking their toll on individuals and businesses, state and federal courts, lenders, servicers, and agencies have taken steps that directly affect foreclosures, evictions, and bankruptcies in Maine. Below is a brief overview of those changes and how they may impact you or your organization. […]

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Legal Resources For Employers Webinar

As Maine responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are faced with many legal questions. The attorneys at Eaton Peabody have been actively monitoring the continuing pronouncements by state and federal officials and new laws. This webinar will provide an overview of the requirements and impacts of state laws, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and […]

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COVID-19: Families First Corona Virus Response Act (FFCRA) Senate Update

On March 18, 2020 the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) was passed into law. The FFCRA contains extensive provisions, including a number of employment and employee benefits related laws, a brief summary of which are provided below. If you have specific questions or concerns about how this Act applies to you or your business, […]

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COVID-19 IRS Employee Benefits Update: Mid-year election changes to §125 cafeteria plan elections

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the IRS on May 12 issued Notice 2020-29 related to §125 cafeteria plans and high deductible health plans. Notice 2020-29 is intended to assist employers and employees by temporarily relaxing for calendar year 2020 some of the restrictions on mid-year election changes under the §125 cafeteria plan regulations that […]

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