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Bernstein, Shur, Sawyer & Nelson

100 Middle Street
P.O. Box 9729
Portland, ME 04104-5029
Phone: (207) 774-1200

Firm Stats

CEO: Patrick J. Scully
Hiring Partner: Joan Fortin

Base Salary

1st year: $79,500
Summer assoicate: $1,528/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
2 out of 3 (2013)

Employment Contact

Debra Humason-Fulgham
Recruiting Coordinator
(207) 228-7217

Major Office Locations

Portland, ME (HQ)
Augusta, ME
Manchester, NH

Major Departments

Asset Management & Securities
Business Law
Business Reorganization and Insolvency
Commercial & Governmental Finance
Construction Law
Corporate Governance
Crisis Management & Public Relations
Energy Law
Financial Regulation & Compliance
Fund & Investment Product Formation
Government & Politics
Government Relations
Health Care
Intellectual Property
International Business
Labor & Employment Law
Land Use & Environmental
Legislative and Political Law
Litigation & Dispute Resolution
Mergers & Acquisitions
Municipal & Governmental Services
Political Campaigns & Consulting
Private Capital
Real Estate Law
Succession Planning
Technology,  Outsourcing & Data Security
Title Insurance & Closing Services
Trusts and Estates