Pierce Atwood LLP is a highly regarded full service law firm based in New England, recognized nationally and internationally for its expertise in complex and class action litigation, energy production and distribution, mid-market mergers and acquisitions, information security and technology, commercial real estate development, and complex construction projects. Pierce Atwood provides legal and business counsel to its clients, which range from regional and local enterprises, utilities, financiers, middle-market companies, entrepreneurs, and individuals, to Fortune 500 companies, multinational corporations, and state and foreign governments. Clients derive superior value based on the firm’s efficient and cost-effective service structure coupled with its high level of sophistication, responsiveness, and industry expertise.

At the Pierce Atwood law firm, our success is built on three core strengths: attracting and retaining superb legal talent, achieving superior client satisfaction, and delivering exceptional value. Our attorneys understand that our clients want creative and timely legal solutions from attorneys who understand their businesses. We also understand that clients want responsiveness and efficiency in the delivery of legal services. Our goal is to deliver all of these.

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Management Committee  
David E. Barry Managing Partner
James Gorman Chief Operating Officer
Mark E. Beliveau Partner, Environmental
David J. Champoux Partner, Business
Michael J. Daly Partner, Litigation
Jared S. des Rosiers  Partner, Energy 
Donald R. Frederico Partner, Litigation
Christopher E. Howard Partner, Business
Margaret Coughlin LePage Partner, Employment
Marianna Putnam Liddell Partner, Trusts & Estates
Gavin G. McCarthy Partner, Litigation
Bruce I. Miller Partner, Real Estate
Katharine I. Rand Partner, Employment
Firm Administration  
Kami Bedard Library Services
Charles Vrtis Human Resources
James Matsoukas Marketing & Business Development
Lauren Pasquali Finance
Christopher Supple Office Services
Beth McCune Information Technology

Pierce Atwood is a multiservice regional law firm comprised of 160 responsive, creative, collaborative, and hard-working professionals who serve our clients from offices in Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, the District of Columbia, and Stockholm, Sweden. We are pleased that so many of our attorneys have been recognized and honored both nationally and internationally, and have served as judges, governors, and members of Congress.

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At the Pierce Atwood law firm, we value and respect the differences among all people, believe that our differences enhance our results, and recognize that only a diverse and inclusive workplace can provide the best ideas, the best resources, and the best people to serve our clients.

We believe that diversity means celebrating the differences among individuals. We value the unique characteristics, thoughts and experiences that are shared at our law firm every day. The ideals of diversity are integrated into our law firm's long-established guiding principles of creating a welcoming, caring, and enjoyable place for our attorneys and staff to work.

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