Business Law


Peter Brann Co-Teaching Course At Yale Law School

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In Spring 2019, partner Peter Brann is co–teaching a class as a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School on “The Role of the State Attorney General” with James Tierney, the former Maine Attorney General. For several years running, Brann and Tierney have jointly offered the course at Yale, Harvard, and Columbia Law Schools....

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Brann & Isaacson Again Secures Dismissal Of Wiretapping Class Action Lawsuit

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On November 9, 2018, U.S. District Judge Esther Salas of the District of New Jersey ordered the dismissal of a putative class action lawsuit filed by Michael Allen against NaviStone, Inc., represented by B&I partner David W. Bertoni, and Quicken Loans Inc. Allen’s complaint alleged that NaviStone provided Quicken Loans with a JavaScript code that...

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Brann & Isaacson Welcomes Its Newest Associate, Eamonn Hart

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Brann & Isaacson is proud to announce that Eamonn Hart has joined the firm as an associate. Hart is a graduate of Bowdoin College, where he majored in Government and Legal Studies and minored in English. He went on to attend The University of Chicago Law School, graduating with High Honors and as a member...

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Brann & Isaacson Attorneys Honored By Super Lawyers

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Brann & Isaacson congratulates its Super Lawyers honorees for 2018:  George S. Isaacson—Tax and Business Litigation Martin I. Eisenstein —Tax, Business Litigation, and Business/Corporate Martha E. Greene—Estate Planning & Probate, Nonprofit Organizations, and Estate & Trust Litigation Peter J. Brann— Business Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation Stacy O. Stitham— Rising Star in Business Litigation and...

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Peter Lowe Speaks to Maine Business Leaders

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On August 7 in Augusta and August 10 in Portland, Peter Lowe was the keynote speaker at events hosted by Career Management Associates and Cross Insurance.  Peter spoke to business leaders and HR professionals about the latest developments in employment law both here in Maine and with the new administration in Washington, D.C.

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Brann & Isaacson attorneys selected for The Best Lawyers in America© 2018

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Seven Brann & Isaacson attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018: George S. Isaacson, Commercial Litigation; Litigation and Controversy—Tax; Martin I. Eisenstein, Litigation and Controversy–Tax; Tax Law; Martha E. Greene, Trusts and Estates; Peter D. Lowe, Employment Law—Management; Benjamin W. Lund, Corporate Law; Real Estate Law; Peter. J. Brann,...

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Brann & Isaacson A Leading Support Of Campaign For Justice

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Brann & Isaacson is proud to be a strong supporter of the Campaign for Justice in Maine. Though not one of the larger Maine law firms, B&I punched above its weight, giving the sixth–highest, per–lawyer average award in the State. The Campaign for Justice assists adults and children in the state who cannot obtain access...

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Trans Pacific Partnership: No More “Made In the USA”?

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An essay in the Washington Times claims that that the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement (the “TPP”), if ratified by Congress, would ban labeling products with their country of origin.  According to writer Judson Phillips: Do you want to buy American? Forget about it. Under this deal, there can be no labeling to tell you a product is made in America....

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Arbitration Redux: Supreme Court Speaks Again

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Just seven days after my last blog post on arbitration clauses, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in DIRECTV, Inc. v. Imburgia finding, yet again, that a class action waiver provision was enforceable against a consumer.  Although the decision turned on a rather nuanced question of contract interpretation, it serves as a powerful reminder of...

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Brann & Isaacson Wins Major Tax Injunction Act Case In U.S. Supreme Court

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On March 3, 2015, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously in favor of the Direct Marketing Association in the case of DMA v. Brohl. Senior Partner George Isaacson and Partner Matthew Schaefer represented the DMA, and Isaacson argued the case in the Supreme Court.  In an opinion by Justice Thomas, the Court held that the Tax...

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