Business Law


B&I Partners’ Article on Website Accessibility Featured by MaineBiz

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MaineBiz recently published an article by Brann & Isaacson partners Nathaniel Bessey and Peter J. Brann on “How to make your website accessible to everyone.” The authors highlight how the ability to conduct business on the Internet, while encouraging commerce throughout the country, also brings with it the legal risk of being sued throughout the...

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Brann & Isaacson Litigators Defeat Motion To Dismiss Contract Dispute

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Brann & Isaacson litigators Daniel Nuzzi and Eamonn Hart recently succeeded in fending off a motion to dismiss based on the alleged lack of personal jurisdiction over a Massachusetts defendant. On July 9, 2019, Justice MaryGay Kennedy of the Androscoggin County Superior Court issued a decision agreeing with B&I’s arguments on behalf of its client,...

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Nevada Privacy Law Goes Into Effect October 1

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What happens in Vegas, may now indeed need to stay in Vegas.  Although California’s sweeping new privacy law has dominated the headlines, other states are enacting their own, different privacy laws, and it’s important to understand the differences. Partner Stacy Stitham identifies some things we should know about the new Nevada privacy law.

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Web Arbitration Clauses: Federal Court Upholds “Terms of Use”

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On June 7, 2019, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois ruled in favor of retailer Wayfair LLC, and its parent company, Wayfair Inc., in a decision that both (1) upholds a web arbitration agreement and (2) provides useful guidance in presenting “terms of use” to website shoppers. What can we...

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Ben Lund Addresses the Real Estate Institute on Entity and Fiduciary Authority

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Partner Ben Lund gave a presentation entitled, “Overview: Entity and Fiduciary Authority,” at the Real Estate Institute of the Maine State Bar Association, held on May 3-4, 2019, in Augusta. Lund’s presentation included a discussion of the minimum documentation requirements for identity and authority, and the circumstances in which more than the minimum may be...

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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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