Stephen B. Segal

Stephen B. Segal: Attorney with Verrill Dana LLP
  • Associate at Verrill Dana LLP
  • One Portland Square, P.O. Box 586, Portland, ME 04112-0586
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  • Steve thrives at tackling complex and difficult legal problems, and presenting his clients with practical and feasible solutions. He possesses the innate ability to think critically and effectively when time is of the essence, and enjoys the challenge of adapting to any given circumstance. Steve attracts a diverse group of clients, and each benefits from his skill and enthusiasm for the law.

    Before joining Verrill Dana, Steve served as a law clerk to the Honorable John A. Woodcock of the United States District Court for the District of Maine. During law school, Steve served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Kermit V. Lipez of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Steve also worked as a teaching assistant for first-year law students in the areas of Constitutional Law, Contracts, and Legal Writing I & II, and honed his research and writing skills as Articles Editor of the Maine Law Review.
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Biography

Steve brings dedication, an eye for the practical, and the highest level of work ethic to his busy civil litigation practice. He frequently represents individuals, businesses and multinational corporations in a wide variety of civil matters, including complex commercial, probate, and catastrophic personal injury litigation. Steve also has an active practice representing and advising creditors, trustees and debtors with respect to their rights and responsibilities under the United States Bankruptcy Code.

Before joining Verrill Dana, Steve served as a law clerk to the Honorable John A. Woodcock of the United States District Court for the District of Maine. During law school, Steve served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Kermit V. Lipez of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

When Steve is outside the office, he devotes much of his time and energy to any and all aspects of baseball. During his time as a graduate student at Clark University, he wrote his master’s thesis on the role of baseball during Reconstruction, which was subsequently published in an academic history journal. Also, while in law school, Steve coached the junior varsity baseball team at Falmouth High School. Currently, Steve enjoys obsessing over the Boston Red Sox and discussing baseball history. When the Red Sox are not in play, Steve turns his attention to the Celtics and Patriots.

Clerkships

•Hon. John A. Woodcock, U.S. District Court for the District of Maine

Honors

Received Katahdin Counsel Recognition for Pro Bono efforts (2016-2017)
Faculty Significant Achievement Award, University of Maine School of Law

Public Service

Portland High Mentoring Program, Mentor (2011 - 2012)
Clark University Alumni and Parent Admissions Program (2015 - Present)
Portland Education Foundation, Member, Board of Directors (2017 - Present)

Highlights

Recognized as Katahdin Counsel in 2017.

News

November 8, 2016
Verrill Dana Attorneys Honored for Pro Bono Service
Press Releases
Tawny L. Alvarez, Heidi A. Bean, Seth S. Coburn, Jonathan M. Dunitz, James G. Goggin, Nora R. Healy, Rita S. Heimes, Christopher S. Lockman, Marie J. Mueller, Stephen B. Segal, Spencer R. Thibodeau, Mathew J. Todaro, John W. Van Lonkhuyzen

October 2, 2015
Verrill Dana Welcomes Stephen B. Segal
Press Releases
Stephen B. Segal

Publications

October 2017
A Debtor’s Communications with Her Attorney Discovered
Published Works
Nathaniel Hull and Stephen Segal

September 2016
Judicial Estoppel and the Early End to Lawsuits
Published Works
Nathaniel Hull and Stephen Segal

February 2016
Includes and Including Are Not Limiting
Published Works
Nathaniel Hull and Stephen Segal

June 2013
The Law Court’s Proper Application of Miranda in State v. Bragg: A Matter-of-Fact Communication to the Defendant Regarding Evidence Against Him Will Not Typically Constitute Interrogation
Published Works
Stephen Segal

Fall 2012
An Unbreakable Game: Baseball and Its Inability to Bring About Equality During Reconstruction
Published Works
Stephen Segal

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Litigation & Trial
  • Bankruptcy & Creditors' Rights
  • Business & Commercial Litigation
  • Probate Litigation
  • Catastrophic Personal Injury

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(207) 253-4822  Phone
www.verrilldana.com
University Attended:
Clark University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2010; Clark University, M.A., 2011
Law School Attended:
University of Maine School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2014
Year of First admission:
2014
Admission:
2016, U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts; 2015, U.S. District Court, District of Maine; 2014, Maine; 2015, Massachusetts
Memberships:

Memberships

American Bankruptcy Institute
Maine Trial Lawyers Association
Cumberland County Bar Association
Maine State Bar Association
Gignoux Inn of Court

ISLN:
923469060

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