Drummond Woodsum Announces Five New Shareholders

Drummond Woodsum is pleased to announce our newest shareholders, Amanda Lynch, Erick Giles, Chris Hatch, Stacey Caulk, and Huddy Grandy.

“We congratulate these five outstanding attorneys. They have demonstrated extraordinary commitment to our clients and will play important roles in shaping the future of the firm,” commented Toby Dilworth, Managing Director.

Amanda Lynch joined Drummond Woodsum in 2021 after the merger of Germani, Hill & Hayes. Amanda focuses her practice primarily on civil litigation, with a particular focus on insurance defense, fire losses, premises liability, and personal injury matters. Amanda earned her law degree from the University of Maine School of Law, where she was an articles editor for the Maine Law Review and a student attorney at the Cumberland Legal Aid Clinic.

Stacey Caulk joined Drummond Woodsum in 2021 and focuses her practice on a wide range of complex environmental, conservation, and land use matters, including transactions, permitting, project approval, compliance, enforcement, stewardship, and litigation. Prior to joining Drummond Woodsum, Stacey practiced environmental law at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in Washington, DC. She earned her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center.

Chris Hatch joined Drummond Woodsum in 2021 and focuses his practice on commercial real estate, land use, and project development matters. Chris represents developers, lenders, buyers, and sellers of commercial real estate, commercial landlords, and tenants – diligently protecting their interests and helping them achieve their goals. Chris began his career as a litigator at a firm in Virginia and then returned to Maine in 2017 when he shifted his practice to commercial real estate and joined a Bangor law firm. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in management and received a law degree from the University of Connecticut, where he was Articles Editor of the Connecticut Law Review.

Erick Giles joined Drummond Woodsum in 2016 and concentrates his practice on a wide array of complex legal issues facing tribes, including federal Indian law, treaty rights, Tribal and individual land stewardship, state and federal regulations, commercial contracts, economic development, labor and employment, cannabis and alcohol regulations, and federal recognition. Prior to joining Drummond Woodsum, Erick worked for the Indian Land Tenure Foundation, concentrating on American Indian property rights and tribal economic development. He received his law degree from the University of Maine School of Law.

HariNarayan (Huddy) Grandy joined Drummond Woodsum in 2019 and represents and advises New Hampshire municipalities on a wide range of issues, including environment, land use, and public utility matters, zoning, administration and enforcement, municipal ordinances, road law right to know, contracts, and general government relations, among others. Huddy also regularly advises and assists businesses in the regulated substances industry with local permitting matters, including site plan review, local performance standards, zoning requirements, variance and waiver applications, and change of use permits. Prior to Drummond Woodsum, Huddy worked as an Assistant City Solicitor for the city of Wilmington, Delaware, where she advised on environmental and public utility issues. She also served as a Program Manager for the city of Providence, Rhode Island, where she worked to address urban blight and affordable housing. Huddy earned a law degree from George Washington University Law School, where she served on the executive board of the Journal of Energy and Environmental Law.