Pierce Atwood LLP
With 25 years of judicial experience including ten years as Chief Justice of Maine, Dan Wathen is an expert in litigation at both the trial and appellate levels. Since rejoining Pierce Atwood in 2002, Dan has developed an extensive mediation and arbitration practice in Maine and throughout the nation and Puerto Rico. His ADR assignments cover the entire spectrum of business litigation, including mergers, securities, insurance, employment, professional malpractice, valuation, public and private construction projects, personal injury and products liability.
Prior to becoming a judge, Dan was a trial lawyer, both civil and criminal, with some emphasis on defense work for insurance companies. He also handled a significant amount of transactional work for state and federal government loan guarantee agencies in connection with industrial and recreational projects.