Pierce Atwood litigation attorney Sara Murphy helped lead a discussion of MSAD 6 Board of Directors v. Town of Frye Island, 2020 ME 45, where the Law Court analyzed whether the town of Frye Island could withdraw from Maine School Administrative District No. 6, in the absence of legislation specifically authorizing the town to invoke the statutory withdrawal process laid out in 20-A M.R.S. § 1466.
Sara Murphy is a litigation associate focusing her practice on complex commercial litigation and class action defense. Sara recently argued on behalf of the town of Frye Island and its residents in Maine Supreme Judicial Court, challenging a Maine state law singling out Frye Island for uniquely prejudicial treatment with respect to the town’s right to petition for withdrawal from Maine School Administrative District No. 6.