Jeana M. McCormick

Attorney

Jeana M. McCormick

Attorney

Phone: 207.253.0595 Fax: 207.772.3627 Email: jmccormick@dwmlaw.com

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

Assistant: Susan Bagley Email: sbagley@dwmlaw.com

About

Jeana McCormick is a litigator with considerable experience representing a broad spectrum of clients in civil litigation related to employment, civil rights, education, municipal liability, and commercial disputes, as well as other advisory work. Jeana has represented a wide range of clients including local and national businesses, public schools, and municipalities.

Jeana regularly represents clients before state and federal courts in Maine and Massachusetts, as well as administrative agencies such as the Maine Human Rights Commission. Jeana’s successes are noteworthy: she obtained a favorable jury verdict in the defense of a public official in a federal civil rights case, successfully handled the defense of a hospital against employment discrimination claims in an appeal before the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, and successfully defended a school district against employment discrimination claims in an appeal before the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

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. Jeana is frequently invited to present at conferences and trainings on emerging topics in school and employment law.

Education

University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2013

Bowdoin College, B.A., cum laude, 2009

Recognition

New England Super Lawyers, Rising Star, Civil Litigation

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

Representative Clients & Matters

Monga v. National Endowment for Arts

Richard v. Regional School Unit 57

Sadulsky v. Town of Winslow

McGinn v. Town of Orono

Fraser v. Regional School Unit 34

Publications

A Practical Guide to Superior Court Practice in Maine, Chapter 1. Obtaining Pretrial Security in Civil Cases (1st Edition 2015, with 2018 Supplement)

Memberships

Maine State Bar Association

Maine State Bar Association, Women’s Law Section

Gignoux Inn of Court

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