Bernstein Shur

Litigation Department

Maine
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What the team is known for Experienced group that provides counsel on a wide array of complex commercial and corporate litigation matters. Specializes in contractual disputes, securities litigation and business torts, and is also routinely sought after for its strength in product liability, IP and insurance coverage cases. Offers notable experience in the construction sector, where it is adept at handling arbitration proceedings and litigation.

Strengths One client says the attorneys are "extremely efficient with their time," adding: "I feel as though I am getting value for each hour spent."

Another interviewee notes Bernstein Shur's "very active and strong litigation practice."

Work highlights Handled a $4 million litigation defence of a franchise dispute on behalf of Krispy Kreme franchisees NH Glaze Holdings and its affiliates.

Notable practitioners


Daniel Mitchell
serves as cochair of Bernstein Shur's litigation and dispute resolution group. He has a wealth of experience in commercial disputes, including litigating against breach of contract and violation of noncompete agreements. One source says that he is "thorough, meticulous, smart and inspires confidence."


Daniel Murphy
is a recognized litigator handling disputes involving franchisors, vendors and safety violations, among a variety of other cases. Sources report he is "very smart and very organized."

The "excellent"
Paul McDonald
is well regarded for his commercial litigation work. Clients describe him as "smart, energetic and very focused." Another source comments: "He is very knowledgeable, practical and has good business sense."