August 20, 2018 – Nine attorneys from Portland law firm Murray Plumb & Murray will be included in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. Drew Anderson, John Bannon, Kelly McDonald, Stacey Neumann, Richard O’Meara, and Michael Traister have been selected based on rigorous peer review for inclusion in the 2019 edition of the highly respected referral list.
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The following Murray Plumb & Murray attorneys have been recognized in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America:
Drew Anderson – Real Estate Law
Drew Anderson is a Partner, Managing Director, and Chair of the Real Estate, Finance, & Family-held Real Estate Succession Planning Practice Group at Murray Plumb & Murray. He is a resident of Portland.
John Bannon – Land Use and Zoning Law; Litigation – Land Use and Zoning
John Bannon is a Partner of Murray Plumb & Murray since 1987 and Chair of Land Use & Environmental Law Practice Group.
Additionally, Bannon has been recognized as a 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” for his work in Land Use and Zoning Law in Portland, ME. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and community is honored with a “Lawyer of the Year” award. Bannon is a resident of West Cumberland.
Christopher Branson – Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Christopher Branson is a Partner and Chair of the Business & Corporate Law Practice Group at Murray, Plumb & Murray. He is a resident of Falmouth.
Kelly McDonald – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Kelly McDonald is a Partner and Chair of Bankruptcy Practice at Murray Plumb & Murray. He is a resident of Portland.
Stacey Neumann – Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Stacey Neumann is Partner and Chair of Criminal/White Collar Defense and Employment Practice Groups at Murray Plumb & Murray. She is a resident of Scarborough.
Richard O’Meara – Appellate Practice; Arbitration; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Civil Rights Law; Commercial Litigation; Education Law; Litigation – Labor and Employment
Richard O’Meara is a Partner, Chair of Education Law Practice Group, and Co-Chair of Litigation & Trial Practice Group at Murray Plumb & Murray.
Peter Plumb – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Banking and Finance; Litigation – Real Estate Mediation
Peter Plumb is a Partner and Chair of Estate Planning, Probate, and Trust Administration Practice Group at Murray Plumb & Murray.
Michael Traister – Land Use and Zoning Law; Litigation – Construction
Michael Traister is Partner and Co-Chair of Litigation & Trial and Construction Practice Groups at Murray Plumb & Murray. He is a resident of North Yarmouth.
John Shumadine – Land Use and Zoning Law
John Shumadine is a Partner at Murray Plumb & Murray. He is a resident of Portland.