Drummond Woodsum

Established in 1965

Law Firm in Portland, ME

Attorney Awards
AV Preeminent
Attorney Awards
AV Preeminent

Areas of Law

  • Banking Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Services
  • Environmental Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Indian Law
  • Insurance
  • Labor Relations
  • Negotiations
  • Legislative Practice
  • Municipal Bonds
  • Public Utility Law
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Development Of Affordable Housing
  • School Law
  • Trial Services

Attorneys at This Firm

Firm Details

Year Established
1965
Firm Size
45
State Bar Summary

(All Attorney Members and Associates of the Firm licensed to practice in Maine are Members of the Cumberland County, Maine State and American Bar Associations. Those Attorney Members and Associates of the Firm licensed to practice in New Hampshire are Members of the New Hampshire Bar Association)

Law Firm Affiliations
MERITAS: Law Firms Worldwide: A worldwide alliance of nearly 200 independent business law firms.
Representative Clients
Representative Clients: Consumers Maine Water Co.; The University of New England; Maine School Management Association.
Representative Clients
Financial Institutions: TDBanknorth; Bank of America; Forum Financial Group; Key Corp. and affiliates.
Business Sector Clients: Agri-Mark, Inc.; Calpine; Consumers Maine Water Co.; Daaquam Maine Inc.; Fore River Co.; Futureguard Building Products, Inc.; Maine Trailer, Inc.; M.W. Sewell & Co.; Media Power, Inc.; Public Service Company of New Hampshire; Rain Forest Aquaculture; Stonewall Kitchens, LLC; Swift River Hafslund; Rich Tool & Die Co.; United Systems Access, Inc.; Daigle Oil Co.; Oxford Networks; New England Barbecue Ventures; CEI Ventures; Irving Tanning; Meriturn Partners, LLC.
Insurance Industry Clients: Chubb Insurance Group; Great American Insurance Co.; The State Farm Insurance; The Alliance of American Insurers; United Educators Insurance; American International Group, Inc.; Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group; National Union Insurance Co.; Maine Municipal Property and Casualty Pool; Maine School Management Association Property and Casualty Trust.
Private and Public Educational Institutions: Colby College; Cheverus High School; Fryeburg Academy; The University of New England; Portland School Committee; South Portland Board of Education; Maine School Management Association.
Municipalities: Bridgton; Buxton; Falmouth; Harrison; Kennebunkport; North Berwick; Rockport; Sebago; Waterford.
Native American Tribes: Passamaquoddy Tribe; Penobscot Nation; Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians; Little River Band of Ottawa Indians; Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians; Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation; Grand Traverse Band of Ottowa and Chippewa Indians; Grand Traverse Economic Development Corp.; Nez Perce Tribe; Mohegan Tribe; Catawba Indian Tribe of South Carolina; Seminole Nation of Florida; Foxwoods Development Co.
Affordable Housing Development: Community Concepts, Inc.; Community Housing of Maine, Inc.; Maine Workforce Housing, LLC; Penquis Community Action; Plant Memorial Home; Realty Resources Chartered; Waterville Housing Authority; Belknap/Merrimack County (NH) Community Action; Portsmouth (N.H.) Housing Authority; Southwestern Community Services (Keene, NH); Pleasant Point Passamaquoddy Housing Authority; Turtle Mountain Housing Authority; Community Development Services, Inc.

Client Reviews

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Mr. Richard A. Shinay Esq. on 08/22/16 in Real Estate

    He is a smart, hard working, extremely thorough lawyer. He answered emails immediately, left no stone unturned, was kind, thoughtful and incredibly thorough every step of the way. We had a very positive outcome for the case with a very tough opponent... Read more

    He is a smart, hard working, extremely thorough lawyer. He answered emails immediately, left no stone unturned, was kind, thoughtful and incredibly thorough every step of the way. We had a very positive outcome for the case with a very tough opponent. I could not recommend him highly enough. He is a gem of a person and a lawyer.

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Peer Reviews

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Mr. Richard A. Shinay Esq. by a Partner on 07/31/14 in Land Use

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    Review for Mr. Richard A. Shinay Esq. by a Partner on 07/31/14 in Real Estate

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    Review for Mr. Richard A. Shinay Esq. by a Partner on 07/23/14 in Real Estate

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    Review for Mr. Richard A. Shinay Esq. by a Partner on 07/23/14 in Real Estate

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    Review for Mr. Richard A. Shinay Esq. by a Partner on 07/15/14 in Real Estate

    Rick is a highly skilled attorney who I work with regularly on real estate matters. He is professional, thoughtful, and creative. He pays attention to detail and is a persuasive advocate. I admire him a great deal.

    Rick is a highly skilled attorney who I work with regularly on real estate matters. He is professional, thoughtful, and creative. He pays attention to detail and is a persuasive advocate. I admire him a great deal.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Mr. Richard A. Shinay Esq. by a Member on 07/15/14 in Real Estate Acquisitions

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    Review for Mr. Richard A. Shinay Esq. by a Member on 07/15/14 in Real Estate

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Mr. Richard A. Shinay Esq. by a Partner on 07/15/14 in Real Estate

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Mr. Richard A. Shinay Esq. by a Managing Partner on 07/15/14 in Real Estate

    a great real estate lawyer who is thorough knowledgeable and good with clients.

    a great real estate lawyer who is thorough knowledgeable and good with clients.

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  • 5.0/5.0

    Review for Mr. Richard A. Shinay Esq. by a Principal on 07/15/14 in Real Estate

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