Both Attorney Dori Chadbourne and Attorney John Branson are cum laude graduates of Harvard Law School and experienced litigators.
...Similarly, Mr. Branson trained and practiced at Hogan & Hartson, LLP in Washington, D.C., Goodwin, Procter & Hoar LLP in Boston, Massachusetts; and Lambert Coffin in Portland, Maine.
Ms. Chadbourne and Mr. Branson
have represented numerous clients at both the trial and appellate level in both state and federal courts throughout the country in a broad array of cases ranging from family matters, including divorce, parental rights and responsibilities, custody and support, and surrogacy matters, to complex commercial litigation, including federal securities class actions, insider trading investigations, toxic tort actions, actions brought under the Racketeering Influenced Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act, and countless breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, commercial landlord-tenant and consumer protection cases.
Ms. Chadbourne and Mr. Branson
have also represented clients in banking, employment, and insurance defense and coverage cases.
...Ms. Chadbourne and Mr. Branson bring this experience and tradition of legal excellence, personal service, and intelligent, aggressive advocacy to every case they handle, whether they are serving as primary counsel or as local counsel for clients outside the State.
...John H. Branson Chadbourne Law Offices, P.A. 178 Middle Street, Suite 400Portland, ME 04101-4075
...John Branson is a 1989 graduate of Yale College, cum laude, and a 1992 graduate of Harvard Law School, cum laude.
earned distinction in economics and political science.He
also received the President's Award for Outstanding Leadership in Service to the New Haven Community in recognition of his
efforts to establish a student organization that prepared and served hot meals to New Haven's homeless.Mr. Branson
is admitted to practice before all state court in Maine, Massachusetts and the District of Columbia, as well as the United State District Court for the District of Maine and the United States Court of Appeals
for the First Circuit.He began his legal career as an antitrust litigator at the Washington, D.C. law firm of Hogan & Hartson.In late 1994, he joined the law firm of Goodwin, Procter & Hoar in Boston, Masschusetts, where he represented and counseled clients in the areas of commercial litigation, consumer protection, unfair trade practices, and banking and securities litigation.
Among other respresentations during that period, Mr. Branson
represented the Boston School Committee
in connection with a high-profile civil rights lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the admission process for the Boston Latin School
returned to his
hometown of Portland, Maine in the late 1990's and, after two years as the principal of a litigation consulting business, joined the firm of Lambert Coffin, where his
practice focused on commercial litigation, insurance coverage and defense, workers' compensation, products liability, and appellate advocacy.Mr. Branson
became affiliated with Chadbourne Law Offices
in May of 2003, rejoining his
old friend and colleague from Goodwin, Procter, Dori Chadbourne.At Chadbourne Law Offices
, Mr. Branson
represents and counsels clients in a broad array of litigation, commerical and residential landlord/tenant, real estate conveyancing, employment, family law and estate planning matters.Mr. Branson is a director and president-elect of the Yale Club of Maine.He
volunteers with Big Brothers/Big Sisters and Catholic Charities of Maine.