Peter B. Webster

Peter B. Webster: Attorney with Verrill Dana LLP
  • Senior Counsel at Verrill Dana LLP (132 Attorneys)
  • One Portland Square, P.O. Box 586, Portland, ME 04112-0586
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  • Peter B. Webster's practice has focused primarily in the areas of corporate, business, banking and educational law. He served as General Counsel for Bowdoin College for four decades and has advised a broad variety of businesses, including publicly-held corporations and not-for-profit corporations throughout the State of Maine.
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Biography

Peter B. Webster's practice has focused primarily in the areas of corporate, business, banking and educational law. Peter is the firm's Senior Partner Emeritus and a member of the Business Law Group. He served as General Counsel for Bowdoin College for four decades and has advised a broad variety of businesses, including publicly-held corporations and not-for-profit corporations throughout the State of Maine.

Peter has been recognized as a leading attorney in Maine in the areas of corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and securities law through his inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America since 1983. He has contributed to the legal profession as the former Chair of the Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices, of the Board of Overseers of the Bar and its Grievance Commission, and of the Board of Trustees of the Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection.

Honors

AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America under Corporate Law
Listed in Who's Who in American Law
Bowdoin College Alumni Service Award, 1999

Public Service

Vice Chair & Director, Maine Humanities Council
Trustee, Maine Community Foundation Fund
Fmr.Chair, Board of Trustees, Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection
Chair, Commission on Governmental Ethics and Election Practices 1997-2002
Chair, Maine Board of Overseers of the Bar, 1990-1992
Chair, Grievance Commission, Board of Overseers of the Bar, 1984-1988

Highlights

I have worked with Peter Webster for over 20 years, which should say much about how I view him individually and the firm.

AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2018.

News

May 8, 2015

Verrill Dana Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Peter Webster's Service to the Firm
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March 10, 2009

Best Lawyers to Honor Peter B. Webster as One of the Preeminent Lawyers in the United States
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Areas of Practice (2)

  • Business & Corporate
  • Mergers & Acquisitions

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(207) 253-4400  Phone
(207) 253-4401  Fax
www.verrilldana.com/pwebster
University Attended:
Bowdoin College, A.B., 1962
Law School Attended:
Cornell University, LL.B., 1965
Year of First admission:
1965
Admission:
1965, Maine
Memberships:

Memberships

Maine State, American, and Cumberland County Bar Associations
fellow, Maine Justice Foundation

ISLN:
902904093

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