Pierce Atwood LLP

John J Aromando

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John Aromando is Chair of Pierce Atwood's Litigation Practice Group. With more than 30 years of diverse trial practice experience, John focuses on the defense of businesses in complex commercial litigation. John represents clients from different industries including financial services, energy, pulp and paper, manufacturing, insurance, and professional services. He has tried cases in both state and federal courts, and argued appeals before the Maine Supreme Judicial Court and the First Circuit Court of Appeals. John also appears on behalf of clients at mediations and in arbitrations and contested administrative proceedings. He has served as a mediator for a variety of civil disputes.


John has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation and "Bet-the-Company" Litigation, and was named 2020 "Lawyer-of-the-Year" in Portland, Maine for "Bet-the-Company" Litigation. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Professional Memberships

Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar, Grievance Commission; Maine State Bar Association, Consumer & Financial Institutions Law Section; Cumberland County Bar Association.


Keeping Secrets from Your Client: The Attorney-Client Privilege for Lawyers, Fall 2015 Maine Bar Journal 212


J.D. (magna cum laude), Boston College Law School; B.S. (cum laude), University of Massachusetts, Amherst.