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Roger A. Clement, Jr.


Current Position

Verrill Dana LLP
Verrill Dana, LLP
One Portland Square
P.O. Box 586
Portland, ME 04112-0586

Tel: 207-253-4412
Fax: 207-774-4799

Class: XXVII (2016)Circuit: First


Bowdoin College, A.B. (1986)
University of Maine School of Law, J.D. (1991)

Professional Career

Partner, Verrill Dana, LLP (1992-present)


-American Bankruptcy Institute
-American Bar Association
-All Maine Justice Foundation, Board Member and Finance Committee (2013-present), Director
-Maine State Bar Association
-Chair, Bankruptcy (D. ME.) Local Rules Committee (2013-present), member, 2010-present
-University of Maine School of Law, Board of Visitors 2013-Present, Chair, 2015-Present


-Going for Broke with Intellectual Property, Maine Bar Journal, Vol. 17 No. 3, Summer 2002
-The Fine Line Between Forceful Negotiation and Improper Coercion: First Circuit’s Canning Opinion Provides Guidance to Secured Creditors With Bad Collateral Verrill Dana Alerts & Newsletters 2013
-Rejection Isn't So Bad: Seventh Circuit Rules that Non--debtor Licensee May Continue to use Trademark After Debtor-Licensor Rejects, Verrill Dana Alerts & Newsletters Verrill Dana Alerts & Newsletters 2012
-Stern v. Marshall: As the Dust Settles Conf. Mat'ls for D. Me. Fed. Judicial Conf.,Rockland, Maine (2012) (co-author)
-Secured Party and Section 363 Sales, Seminar Materials for Maine Stte Bar Association (2009)
-Commercial Workout and Forbearance Agreements Conference Materials for Bank Expo 2009 (Maine Association of Community Banks)
-Asset Protection Vehicles, Including LLC's,Family LP's, Trusts and Retirement Plans, Conf. Mat'ls for 9th Annual ME. Tax Forum, ME Rev. Service (2005)
-Important Concepts and Principles Under Chapter 11 (Reorganization) of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, Conference Materials for Russian American Rule of Law Consortium, Archangel, Russia (2004)
-Bankruptcy Court Jurisdiction, Basic Bankruptcy Litigation in Maine, National Business Institute (2001) National Business Institute Conference Materials for " Basic Bankruptcy Litigation in Maine" 2001
-Ethical Considerations, Fundamentals of Bankruptcy Law and Procedure in Maine, Conf. Mat'ls for NBI (2004)
-Case Note: State v. Pinkham: Erosion of Meaningful Fourth Amendment Protection for Vehicle Stops in Maine? 43 Me. L. Rev. 487 (1991)


- Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating,
-Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, “Band 1” Attorney for Corporate/M&A: Bankruptcy expertise (2009-2016),
-Best Lawyers®, Portland, Maine Litigation - Bankruptcy Lawyer of the Year (2015),
-The Best Lawyers in America©, Portland, Maine Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law Lawyer of the Year (2012),
- The Best Lawyers in America©, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation - Bankruptcy,
-Pro Bono Publico Award by Maine Bar Found. and Volunteer Lawyers Project for most hours on completed pro bono cases by an attorney (2009),
-Katahdin Counsel Honoree (awarded by Maine Supreme Judicial Court) for pro bono services (2014),