Chambers USA Recognizes Drummond Woodsum as One of Top Firms in Maine in Field of Environment

Drummond Woodsum is proud to announce that Chambers USA has recognized it as one of the top law firms in Maine in the field of Environment.

Chambers USA ranks the top lawyers in 185 jurisdictions around the world, providing independent rankings and editorial commentary. The rankings are based on interviews with thousands of in-house counsel to determine which law firms they use and how they rate them for their legal ability and service.

Here is what Chambers – and firm clients and contacts – had to say about Drummond Woodsum:

What the team is known for Strong bench of environmental practitioners well versed in permitting, compliance and environmental due diligence aspects. Also noted for its strength in environmental disputes. Clients include educational establishments, manufacturers, local governmental agencies and energy sector participants.

Work highlights Represented the Town of Merrimack in opposition to the New England Direct natural gas pipeline, running from Pennsylvania to New Hampshire.

Notable practitioners

The highly regarded James Kilbreth is renowned for his litigation experience and is well equipped to provide counsel on a range of complex environmental and energy-related disputes.

Joanna Tourangeau is well regarded for her environmental practice, and advises on a wide array of matters including land use, hazardous waste and development permitting matters. “It has been an excellent experience working with Joanna. She brings both legal and practical experience to the table and has zealously represented our interests,” notes one satisfied client.

William Plouffe has extensive experience handling environmental and land use matters, and is much in demand for his advice on enforcement and permitting issues.

Significant clients Sensata Technologies, Brookfield Renewable Energy, DCP Midstream Partners, Central Maine Quebec Railway US, Gorham Paper & Tissue.