University of Maine School of Law
J.D. | 2011

Bowdoin College
B.A. | 2008


  • Maine | 2011

ABOUT Brandon

Brandon Mazer is a shareholder at Perkins Thompson and a member of the Business and Corporate, Municipal Law and Land Use and Environmental Practice Groups.  Prior to joining Perkins Thompson, Brandon was general counsel for a multi-state brewery for nearly a decade and has extensive knowledge of alcohol regulations and compliance across the U.S. and internationally.  He also has significant experience advising clients with alcohol distribution agreements.

Having worked as general counsel for a variety of small businesses, Brandon brings an understanding of the unique needs of his business clients and approaches each of their issues in a solution-oriented way.  His business practice focuses on advising clients on all aspects of their operation, including entity formation, sales and acquisitions, contract negotiations, and general, day-to-day business advice.

Outside the office, Brandon is chair of the Portland Planning Board, vice chair of the Board of Directors for Special Olympics Maine, and president of the Board of Trustees of Maine State Music Theater.  He has served on the national Brewers’ Association’s Government Affairs Committee and is past president of the Maine Brewers’ Guild and Friends of Eastern Promenade.


Publications / Seminars

  • New England Craft Brew Summit, February 28, 2020, Portland, ME
  • Conference: Arctic Opportunities: Exploring New Passages for Business Growth in the Arctic & North Atlantic, October 19, 2017, Portland, ME
    • Panelist: Arctic Impact on Industrial Economic Landscapes
  • New England Craft Brew Summit, March 31, 2017, Portland, ME
    • Panelist: Creating a Distinct and Sustainable Brand
  • Nixon Peabody LLP Industry Presentation, January 15, 2015, Boston, MA
    • Panelist: Taking your Craft Brewery, Distillery, or Winery to the Next Level
  • University of Maine School of Law Industry Discussion, September 29, 2015, Portland, ME
    • Panelist: Maine’s Craft Beer and Spirit Industry


  • Maine State Bar Association

Service / Achievements

  • Portland Planning Board, Chair
  • Portland House Condominium Association
  • Special Olympics Maine Board of Directors
  • Maine State Music Theater Board of Trustees