Hale H. Melnick

  • Associate at Verrill Dana LLP (129 Attorneys)
  • One Portland Square, P.O. Box 586, Portland, ME 04112-0586
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Hale’s practice encompasses a wide variety of transactional, regulatory compliance, and litigation matters for Verrill Dana’s health care clients. He has a special concentration in privacy law, including HIPAA and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Hale received his law degree cum laude from Boston College Law School, where he was an Articles Editor of the Environmental Affairs Law Review. During law school, Hale served as a judicial extern to the Honorable O. Rogeriee Thompson of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and as a judicial intern to the Honorable Paul J. Barbadoro of the United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire.

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

Outside of the office, Hale is an avid rock climber, mountain biker, and skier.


Received Katahdin Counsel Recognition for Pro Bono efforts (2017)


Recognized as Katahdin Counsel in 2017.


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


September 6, 2018
No Summer Slump for CMS: Major Changes Proposed for the Medicare Shared Savings Program
Alerts and Newsletters
Andrew Rusczek and Hale Melnick

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

Areas of Practice (1)

  • 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


Maine State Bar Association, Health Law Section
American Bar Association
International Association of Privacy Professionals


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