Brann & Isaacson Lawyers File Motion to Dismiss ADA Website Lawsuit

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Internet retailers and others have faced thousands of lawsuits across the country claiming that their websites are not accessible and thus violate the Americans with Disabilities Act. Because the plaintiffs usually price settlements at less than the cost of responding to the lawsuit, most companies settle them even though they believe their websites are accessible,...

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Jamie Szal Doubly Featured in Maine Bar Journal

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The most recent issue of the Maine Bar Journal features not one, but two articles written by B&I attorney Jamie Szal. In the first, “People Like to Do Business with People: Digital Networking and Community Building,” Szal recounts her successful experience using online networks such as LinkedIn to develop and strengthen relationships with existing and...

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Brann & Isaacson Announces Charitable Contributions To Honor Clients, Friends, and Community

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As we face a second Covid-19 winter, Brann & Isaacson once again is making contributions to nonprofit charities that serve our community. We hope these donations will provide immediate assistance to those who are most in need of food and shelter. These contributions are going to the Trinity Jubilee Center, which addresses unmet needs of...

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Martha Greene Honored for Pro Bono Work by Maine Supreme Judicial Court

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On December 1, 2021, the Maine Supreme Judicial Court recognized Brann & Isaacson partner Martha Greene for her commitment to providing legal services to underserved communities by awarding her Katahdin Counsel status. The Katahdin Counsel Recognition Program honors Maine attorneys who have completed 50 or more hours of pro bono legal work, meaning work on...

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NewsCenterMaine Features Peter Brann on Maine School Assistance Case in U.S. Supreme Court

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Partner Peter Brann was featured in a news piece on WCSH-TV in Portland, “SCOTUS hears arguments in Maine tuition assistance program case.” On December 8, 2021, the Supreme Court heard oral argument in a case challenging a Maine rule that authorizes tuition assistance to Mainers in cities or towns without public schools to attend any...

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Peter Lowe Discusses OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard with Maine News Media

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Partner Peter Lowe has been in demand with the Maine news media after the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) relating to COVID-19 vaccination and the workplace. The standard requires employees in workplaces with 100 or more workers present either to receive the COVID-19 vaccine or follow weekly...

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Brann & Isaacson Proud to Continue Support of the Maine Diversity Summer Associate Program

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Brann & Isaacson is proud to continue its participation in the Maine Diversity Summer Associate Program for law students who are members of historically underrepresented groups in the legal profession. Now in its fourth year, this initiative focuses on building a diverse legal community in Maine by attracting a diverse pool of first-year law students (1Ls) from...

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Peter Brann is Guest Lecturer at Cornell Law School

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Partner Peter Brann was a guest lecturer at Cornell Law School on Nov. 11, 2021. Addressing the class, The Role of the State Attorney General, Brann spoke about the role of Solicitors General in the U.S. Supreme Court. Brann has co-taught a similar class at Columbia, Harvard, and Yale law schools for the past 12...

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Brann & Isaacson Again Named IP Litigation Law Firm of the Year in Maine by Corporate Intl Magazine

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Brann & Isaacson has been named the IP Litigation Law Firm of the Year in Maine for 2022 by Corporate Intl Magazine. Corporate Intl Magazine’s awards commemorate those who have been successful over the past twelve months and who have shown excellence not only in expertise but in service. B&I has litigated patent, trademark, trade...

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B&I Partner on Harvard Panel Concerning Amicus Briefs

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Brann & Isaacson partner Peter Brann will be a panelist at Harvard Law School on October 27, 2021, speaking about the role and importance of amicus briefs in advocacy before the Supreme Court and elsewhere. Brann is also a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Harvard co-teaching a class entitled The Role of State Attorneys General....

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