Portland, ME (PRWEB) August 21, 2009
Verrill Dana Partner Jim Cohen will be honored with the Neal W. Allen Award for Leadership in the Public Sector, at the Portland Regional Chamber's Annual Dinner & Community Awards Presentation. The presentation will be held on September 24, 2009, at the Holiday Inn By the Bay in Portland.
Nominees must be appointed or elected officials of state, county, regional or local government, and have, through their public careers, made a significant contribution to the future of Greater Portland, with preference given to regional projects or activities.
The Chamber will also be celebrating its 155th Anniversary at the awards presentation, an event that is attended by nearly 600 members of the region's business and government leaders. The keynote speaker will be former state of Maine governor, Angus King.
Cohen has been with Verrill Dana since 1991 and named a Partner in 1999. He concentrates his practice in government and public relations, public utility regulation, and mediation and facilitation. He is also a former Mayor of the City of Portland.
About Verrill Dana:
Verrill Dana, LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 100 attorneys conducting a nationwide practice from offices in Portland, and Augusta, Maine; Boston; Hartford; and Washington, D.C.