David E. Warren

David E. Warren: Attorney with Verrill Dana LLP
  • Senior Counsel at Verrill Dana LLP (129 Attorneys)
  • One Portland Square, P.O. Box 586, Portland, ME 04112-0586
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  • David E. Warren is Counsel in Verrill Dana's Business Law Department. He served as Managing Partner of the firm for more than 14 years. David practices in the general corporate and transactional areas, serving as General Counsel to numerous Maine corporations, including large institutional clients as well as smaller, closely-held Maine businesses.

    David was inducted into the Maine Business Hall of Fame in 2004, and received the Alton Cianchette Business Hall of Fame Award from the Maine State Chamber of Commerce in 2005. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America ® as one of Maine’s leading attorneys in the field of corporate law and mergers and acquisitions.

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Biography

David E. Warren served as Managing Partner of the firm for more than 14 years. David practices in the general corporate and transactional areas, serving as General Counsel to numerous Maine corporations, including large institutional clients as well as smaller, closely-held Maine businesses.

David also has considerable direct experience in business, having served for approximately eight years as President of Tranzon, LLC, a nation-wide franchise of real estate auction companies that ranks as one of the largest and most successful real estate auction companies in the country.

David was inducted into the Maine Business Hall of Fame in 2004, and received the Alton Cianchette Business Hall of Fame Award from the Maine State Chamber of Commerce in 2005. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America as one of Maine’s leading attorneys in the field of corporate law, and has been selected by Best Lawyers as “Lawyer of the Year” for the State of Maine on five separate occasions in areas relevant to his practice.

Honors

AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2019 Portland, Maine Closely Held
Companies and Family Business Law Lawyer of the Year
Recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2018 Portland, Maine Business
Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Lawyer of the Year
Recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2017 Portland, Maine Closely Held
Companies and Family Businesses Law Lawyer of the Year
Recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2016 Portland, Maine Corporate Law
Lawyer of the Year
Recognized by Best Lawyers as the 2015 Portland, Maine Business
Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Lawyer of the Year
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America under Business Organizations
(including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family
Businesses Law, Corporate Law, Corporate Governance Law, Education Law
2004 Laureate, Maine Business Hall of Fame
2005 Recipient, Alton Cianchette Business Hall of Fame Award presented by the
Maine State Chamber of Commerce

Public Service

Current Activities:
Member, Council of Advisors, ITNAmerica (Independent Transportation Network)
Corporator, Gorham Savings Bank
Director, National Auctioneers Association
Corporator, Hospice of Southern Maine
Director, New England Legal Foundation
Director and Secretary, Cumberland Club
Selected Past Activities:
Trustee, Maine Medical Center (Board Chair, 2009-2011)
Trustee, MaineHealth
Chair, Campaign for Justice (2005)
Campaign Chair, United Way of Greater Portland (2000)
Director (Chair, 2002-2004), Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce
Director, Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Maine (2008-2017)
Director, Portland Community Chamber
Director (Chair, 1999-2000), Gulf of Maine Research Institute
Trustee (Vice-Chair, 1996-1999), Bowdoin College
Director (Chair 1986-1987) Bowdoin College Alumni Fund
Director (Chair, 1998-1999), ITNPortland (Independent Transportation Network)
Director, Maine State Chamber of Commerce
Director, Maine & Company
Director, Maine State Alliance of Boys and Girls Clubs
Trustee, North Yarmouth Academy
Member, Corporate Advisory Council, USM School of Business
Trustee, Maine Historical Society
Member, Corporate Advisory Board, Children’s Leadership Council
Member, Corporate Advisory Board, Children’s Museum of Maine
Director, Massachusetts Prison Art Project, Inc.

Highlights

AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Best Lawyers 2018 Portland, ME Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Lawyer of the Year”
Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2019.

News

April 5, 2017
David Warren Resumes Full-time Client Service at Verrill Dana; Joins New England Legal Foundation Board of Directors
Press Releases
David E. Warren, Keith C. Jones

August 21, 2014
Verrill Dana Attorneys in Nine Practice Areas Named “Lawyers of the Year”
Press Releases
Eric D. Altholz, Lisa S. Boehm, Juliet T. Browne, Roger A. Clement, Jr., Kurt E. Klebe, William C. Knowles, David E. Warren, Karen Frink Wolf

Events

July 18, 2018
Common Contract Challenges for Auctioneers
Speaking Engagements
David E. Warren

Areas of Practice (2)

  • Corporate
  • Business Acquisitions

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(207) 253-4404  Phone
(207) 253-4405  Fax
www.verrilldana.com/dwarren
University Attended:
Bowdoin College, A.B., summa cum laude, 1976
Law School Attended:
Columbia University, J.D., 1979
Year of First admission:
1979
Admission:
1983, Maine; 1979, Massachusetts
Memberships:

Memberships

American Bar Association
Maine State Bar Association
fellow, Maine Justice Foundation

ISLN:
902947946

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