MPM Law Newsletter
MPM NEWSLETTER | Volume 1, November, 2017

Murray Plumb & Murray welcomes Elizabeth Hunt

As we continue to grow to meet the legal needs of our community, we’re pleased to announce that Elizabeth Hunt has joined our firm.

In her new role as partner, Liz will focus on all areas of trust and estate planning and administration, including tax and business succession planning, asset protection planning, charitable planning, and related fiduciary litigation. In addition, Liz will help clients in the areas of Business and Corporate Law and Real Estate, Finance, and Family-held Real Estate Succession Planning.

Hunt, who most recently worked at McLane Middleton in New Hampshire, joined Murray Plumb & Murray because of its solid reputation, people, and the opportunity for growth. A native of Maine, Liz is excited to once again be working in and impacting the state where her “roots and heart” resided all along.

“Our firm is deeply committed to helping Maine businesses and families succeed,” said Peter Murray, a Murray Plumb & Murray founding partner. “We look forward to complementing our efforts with Liz’s vast experience to help clients visualize, articulate, and achieve their goals – especially as we continue to grow our trust and estate planning practice.”

Liz’s legal experience includes working at a variety of law firms during her 30-year tenure, including Pierce Atwood and Preti Flaherty in Maine. She looks forward to helping Murray Plumb & Murray’s clients personalize the estate plan that’s right for them, during and after their lifetime.

Liz is an open, honest, compassionate, and responsive communicator and listener with a disciplined legal mindset, which she honed early on in her career. She’s proactive in her work, a stickler for details, and a precise writer, all of which matter in law. Liz earned her undergraduate degree at Middlebury College and her law degree at the University of Maine School of law. She is admitted to practice law in Maine and New Hampshire.

Outside of the court of law, Liz also has a love for the tennis court, sailing, snowshoeing, golfing, traveling, cooking, and gardening. She also enjoys curling up with a good book.

Sage Friedman Joins Firm

We’re pleased to welcome Sage Friedman, who has joined the firm as an attorney. He served as a summer Clerk with us in 2016, and he returns following his recent Summa Cum Laude graduation from the University of Maine School of Law.

Sage brings more than 15 years of business experience as an entrepreneur and a consultant in New York City and Maine, and holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management and a BA from Vassar College.

Law Court win over building permit issuance

There’s nothing quite like winning a case for a client – and this time it was John Shumadine who brought home the win for a Cape Elizabeth resident challenging the issuance of a building permit. The decision found that “the Code Enforcement Officer’s approval of the building permit did not conform with the provisions of the municipal ordinance.”

Stacey Neumann Presents at Fall Conferences

Partner Stacey Neumann, who was recently elected to the board of the Maine Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, is sharing her expertise with the professional community this fall. At the Maine Trial Lawyers Association Fall Seminar she presented on employment case strategies. In December, she will be a faculty member for the National Business Institute’s Human Resources Law Boot Camp seminar.

Stacey also maintains an active employment law practice, counseling businesses on human resources and representing individuals who have suffered discriminatory discipline and termination measures, retaliation, harassment, medical leave violations, failures to accommodate, and other employment actions.

Murray Plumb & Murray and its attorneys earn national accolades.

We’re proud to share that six of our attorneys were named to the 24th Edition of “The Best Lawyers in American,” including Drew Anderson, John Bannon, Richard O’Meara, Peter Plumb, John Shumadine, and Michael Traister. Our firm also earned Martindale Hubble’s “Gold Client Champion Award,” for our high client recommendation – a ranking that fewer than 1% of attorneys have achieved.

Making an impact in the local and legal communities.
We’re pleased to sponsor Habitat for Humanity’s Raise the Roof Gala and their work in the community. On the legal front, congratulations to attorney Rachel Sears on her graduation from the Maine State Bar Association Leadership Academy this summer.
Congratulations to our client Meadowmere Resort.
There’s nothing we love more than seeing Maine businesses and families succeed – especially one of our own. Hats off to Meadowmere Resort in Oguinquit for being awarded, “Best Hotels for Families in 2017,” by Family Vacation Critic, Trip Advisor’s family travel site.
A new website coming soon!
Be on the lookout! Our Murray Plumb & Murray website is about to get a fresh look along with new resources for current and potential clients. The site features photography from local artist Ross Elliott along with access to newsletters, blogs, news updates, and more.