Jeana M. McCormick


Jeana M. McCormick


Phone: 207.253.0595 Fax: 207.772.3627 Email:

84 Marginal Way, Suite 600 Portland, ME 04101-2480

Assistant: Ashley Carr Email:


Jeana McCormick is the Leader of the firm’s Trial Services Group. She has extensive experience in civil litigation, representing clients in employment, education, civil rights, and complex commercial disputes. Jeana has represented a wide range of clients including local and national businesses, schools, municipalities, and individuals. She approaches litigation thoughtfully and strategically, working closely with her clients from the inception of a dispute through a resolution to obtain the best possible outcome.

As a skilled trial lawyer, Jeana regularly appears in state and federal courts in Maine and Massachusetts. Jeana’s trial court successes are noteworthy and include obtaining favorable jury verdicts in civil rights, employment, and professional negligence cases. In addition to her trial court experience, Jeana litigates cases in front of administrative agencies, such as the Maine Human Rights Commission, and is experienced at handling appeals before the Maine Supreme Judicial Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

Outside of the courtroom, Jeana has extensive experience conducting workplace investigations and is frequently invited to present at conferences and trainings on emerging topics in employment and education law as well as civil liability. Whether at a conference or as part of day-to-day phone calls and emails, she pays close attention to the needs of her clients and builds long-lasting relationships by listening and providing insightful and pragmatic advice.

Committed to serving her community, Jeana serves on the Board of Directors for the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Maine.

In recognition of her expertise and professionalism, Jeana has been selected as a “Rising Star” in Civil Litigation by New England Super Lawyers, and as a “Ones to Watch” by Best Lawyers in Labor and Employment Litigation.


University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude

Bowdoin College, B.A., cum laude


New England Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Civil Litigation

Best Lawyers “Ones to Watch” – Litigation – Labor and Employment


A Practical Guide to Superior Court Practice in Maine, Chapter 1. Obtaining Pretrial Security in Civil Cases (2nd edition, 2022)

Community/Public Service

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Maine,  Board of Directors


Maine State Bar Association

Maine State Bar Association, Women’s Law Section

Cumberland Bar Association

Gignoux Inn of Court