Hale H. Melnick

  • Associate at Verrill Dana LLP (132 Attorneys)
  • One Portland Square, P.O. Box 586, Portland, ME 04112-0586
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Hale is a tireless advocate for his clients. He enjoys finding simple solutions to complex legal questions, and then relating those solutions to clients in useful, pragmatic ways. From litigation to corporate matters-and everything in between- Hale works hard to add value to your business ventures.

Hale received his law degree cum laude from Boston College Law School. During law school, Hale served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Paul J. Barbadoro of the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire, and later as a judicial extern to the Honorable O. Rogeriee Thompson of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Hale also served as Articles Editor of the Environmental Affairs Law Review, for which he published two law review articles focusing on judicial interpretation of federal environmental regulations and guidance documents. He also honed his appellate litigation skills as a competitor in the school’s moot court competition.

Prior to law school, Hale worked for a non-profit organization in Boulder, Colorado, which serves to protect and conserve outdoor recreation areas throughout the country. Hale has volunteered for a number of organizations that provide legal aid to immigrants, and he has worked on many statewide and national political campaigns in New Hampshire and Colorado.

Outside of the office, Hale is an avid rock climber and boulderer. He makes time for the New England Patriots every Sunday, and he goes on mountain biking rides whenever he can fit them into his schedule.


Received Katahdin Counsel Recognition for Pro Bono efforts (2017)


Recognized as Katahdin Counsel in 2017.


October 25, 2017
Verrill Dana Welcomes Two New Attorneys
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Alexander N. Porter, Hale H. Melnick


July 10, 2018
California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018
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Andrew Rusczek and Hale Melnick

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  • Health Care

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(207) 253-4742  Phone
University Attended:
Colorado College, B.A., Pi Gamma Mu, Pi Sigma Alpha, 2010
Law School Attended:
Boston College Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2017
Year of First admission:
2017, Maine; 2017, U.S. District Court for the District of Maine

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