What our clients have to say...

Perkins Thompson has been providing legal services to U.S. and Canadian businesses, institutions and individuals for nearly 150 years. We represent major banking, utilities, energy, manufacturing, hospitality, oil and gas, real estate, forest products, and retail and wholesale distribution businesses, as well as innovative start-ups, emerging companies, entrepreneurs, private foundations, non-profit organizations, and families and individuals. Here are just a sampling of the groups we have worked with:

“Sebago Brewing Company has worked with Perkins Thompson since our corporate inception in 1997. As young entrepreneurs we relied heavily on the team in many aspects of our business start-up. From incorporating, buy-sell agreements, property leasing and purchases, equipment purchases and acquisitions, Perkins Thompson has had our back. During some of our most challenging times we have leaned on our friends and partners at Perkins Thompson to help us through.”

Sebago Brewing Company

“The team at Perkins Thompson serves not just as GNNE’s legal counsel, but as trusted counselors as we work together to fulfill our mission of enabling persons with diverse challenges to achieve personal stability and community engagement.”

Sherri EvansCFO, Goodwill Northern New England

"I have worked with Julie Ray and the team at Perkins Thompson going on 20 years. They know the meaning of customer service. They are always timely in their response and treat their customers with the utmost respect. I can't say enough about their integrity and expertise. I would highly recommend this firm to anyone looking for legal and business services."

Erin Ehrlenbach CollinsOwner & President, Haven's Candies

"Perkins Thompson and their staff have been our legal counsel for more than thirty years, and they have always provided us with excellent service regarding all of our legal needs. Their expertise in all aspects of legal matters is unparalleled. We have always felt extremely confident with Perkins Thompson’s representation of Dearborn Brothers Construction, Inc."

Dearborn Brothers Construction, Inc.

"Perkins Thompson and The Park Danforth, both established Portland institutions, have worked together for generations, building a relationship bridging the past and the future. Perkins Thompson understands our role in and contributions to our community and uses that understanding to provide a range of services recognizing the delicate balance needed for a nonprofit organization to achieve growth and maintain financial stability while fulfilling its mission. The Park Danforth is grateful for Melissa Murphy and the Perkins Thompson team for their guidance, support, and confidence for so many years."

The Park Danforth

"When we hired Perkins Thompson we thought we were just hiring attorneys but what we have are great lawyers, trusted advisors, and true business partners.”

Derek VolkPresident, VOLK Packaging Corp.

“Over the last couple years Mast Landing has been fortunate to enjoy rapid growth and expansion. But, with that growth came some very complex challenges. Brandon, and the team at Perkins Thompson, helped us navigate this new landscape with ease and confidence without sacrificing any of the momentum we worked so hard for.”

Ian H. DorseyPresident & CEO, Mast Landing Brewing Company

“Perkins Thompson has been an integral part of Sabre Yachts for 25 years, not just providing legal assistance when needed, but also being a valued soundboard in structuring and managing our growth.”

Daniel ZilkhaSabre Yachts

"Perkins Thompson has been our go-to firm for land use, real estate, and permitting matters for both my York Beach hotel and restaurant, and for other properties in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and Florida. Over the years, the firm has helped plot an expeditious course of action for many projects, which, every time, led to success. It’s always a pleasure working with the firm and I look forward to future 'deals'."

Ray RamseyOwner, Anchorage Inn and Sun & Surf Restaurant, York Beach

"We feel we are well represented by our legal counsel. Perkins Thompson and their staff understand our needs and quickly work to create a strategy. We are so grateful for them!"

Cathy StackpoleFerry Beach Retreat & Conference Center

"The outstanding team at Perkins Thompson helped us structure our initial financing to comply with the Maine Seed Capital Tax Credit program. As a capital-intensive manufacturing start-up, having experienced corporate counsel guide us through the process from the outset saved us time and money.”

Three of Strong Spirits

"Perkins Thompson has been our go-to firm for real estate transactions and environmental and land use permitting. They have found effective legal and business solutions to achieve our goals for our businesses."

Susan Bayley CloughBayley’s Lobster Pound

“Partnering with Perkins Thompson, with complete confidence in their ability to support Back Cove Yachts regardless of practice need, allows our team to focus on building boats.”

Back Cove Yachts

"Perkins Thompson has been instrumental to our business over the past 4 years. Their staff is knowledgeable, friendly and most importantly, on time with all legal services they have provided to us! From legal advice to collections, they are the best at what they do. We are a sports organization with hundreds of players and families who depend on us and we feel lucky to have Perkins Thompson in our corner."

Jason LariviereCo-owner, Southern Maine River Rats

"Bill, Tim and the rest of the Perkins Thompson team helped us form an education foundation from the ground up. They not only advise us on what we have to do, but they give us recommendations on what we could do. We are a stronger organization, because we have their support."

Tony PalleschiSacoSTEAM