Biography

Bruce practices in a variety of areas having significant impact on Maine business policies and issues. He represents businesses statewide and across northern New England. Among the clients he serves are automobile dealerships, heavy-construction equipment dealers, insurance companies, self insurers and state and national trade associations.

Practice Focus Industries

  • Automobile / Regulatory
  • Insurance / Regulatory

Practice Areas

Education

  • College of William and Mary Marshall Wythe School of Law (J.D., 1979)
  • University of Maine (B.A., summa cum laude, 1976)
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Member of varsity basketball team
    • Also studied at Cornell University

Admissions

  • Maine
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maine
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, National Association of Dealer Counsel
  • Appellate Judge, Penobscot Indian Nation Appellate Court
  • Member, Judicial Screening Panel for US District Court, District of Maine
  • Member, Maine State and American Bar Associations
  • Member, Maine Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, State Government Affairs Council
  • Former Member, Judicial Selection Committee for Governor John Baldacci
  • Former Member, The Continuing Legal Education Committee of the Maine State Bar Association

Honors & Awards

  • Listed in Woodward/White's Best Lawyers in America

Civic Involvement

  • Member, Board of Directors, Maine Children's Trust
  • Former Member, The East-West Highway Study Commission in Maine