We are delighted to welcome Steve to Verrill Dana
Portland, ME (PRWEB) February 18, 2009
Steve Rowe, Maine's Attorney General for the past eight years, has joined Verrill Dana, LLP, where he will serve as Counsel in the Firm's Litigation & Trial Department and Environmental Department in the Portland office.
"We are delighted to welcome Steve to Verrill Dana," said Managing Partner K.C. Jones. "He brings with him a reputation for sound judgment, integrity and collegiality, and a unique understanding of the State of Maine and the issues the State is facing. Steve's experience will be invaluable to the Firm and its clients, and we look forward to working with him."
Prior to his role as the state's chief law enforcement officer, Mr. Rowe served as Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives, and as chair of various legislative committees including Natural Resources and Business and Economic Development. Rowe's career in public office has been marked by numerous public policy achievements, including establishing the Fund for a Healthy Maine; passing a $50 million Land for Maine's Future bond; helping craft the landmark Maine Rx law (which survived Supreme Court scrutiny); leading a national effort to stop alcohol marketing to youth, and raising awareness about the importance of quality early childhood development.
"After serving the State of Maine for sixteen years, I am pleased to join a firm with a profound commitment to public service and a long history of community involvement," said Mr. Rowe. "Verrill Dana is the right place to balance my desire to provide high-quality legal counsel with my interest in serving the people of Maine."
Mr. Rowe is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point. He earned his MBA from the University of Utah and his law degree from the University of Maine. Before entering government, Rowe worked in both the legal and business departments of UNUM.
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