Nonprofit & Tax-Exempt Organizations

Norman Hanson DeTroy provides a comprehensive variety of services for nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations, including formation under state law; obtaining tax-exempt status from the Internal Revenue Service; and advice on structure and governance of the nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations to preserve the tax-exempt status, including avoidance of the private inurement, unrelated business income and excessive… Read more »

Medical Professional Licensing

The attorneys of Norman Hanson DeTroy represent health care practitioners of all kinds in matters affecting their professional licensure. We defend our clients before the Board of Licensure in Medicine, the Board of Osteopathic Licensure, the Board of Dental Examiners, the Board of Nursing, the Board of Social Work Licensure, the Board of Pharmacy, and… Read more »

Medical Professional Liability

The attorneys at Norman Hanson DeTroy have unparalleled expertise in the prevention and defense of lawsuits against health care professionals and institutions of all kinds: hospitals, nursing homes, medical doctors, dentists, nurses, and therapists, among others. We have been at the forefront of this field for the past thirty years, including advocating medical liability reform… Read more »

Medical Credentialing

Attorneys at Norman Hanson DeTroy represent doctors, hospitals, and other professional organizations in complex and sensitive credentialing matters. We advise both individuals and organizations regarding their rights and obligations under the Health Care Quality Improvement Act, state and federal civil rights laws, and state laws governing clinicians’ relationships with insurers and managed care organizations. Our… Read more »

Landlord/Tenant Agreements & Litigation

We regularly advise landlords and tenants in every stage of the leasing relationship, from the preparation and negotiation of lease agreements, to the interpretation and renegotiation of existing terms, to the resolution of disputes involving leased properties. We typically represent lessors and lessees in all types of commercial leasing matters, and we provide counsel to… Read more »

Intellectual Property

Innovation is the primary driver for business growth and success. We at Norman Hanson DeTroy help our clients to realize value from innovation by recognizing, protecting, and enforcing it as their intellectual property. Working together with our clients, our intellectual property lawyers offer effective and creative solutions, ranging from identifying types of intellectual property and… Read more »

Insurance Defense Litigation

No firm in the State of Maine has more experience defending insureds for national, regional, and local insurers than Norman Hanson DeTroy. As one of the two main practice areas on which the firm was founded, insurance defense litigation always has been a core strength, and we are proud to continue our unmatched reputation for… Read more »

Insurance Coverage

Successfully navigating complex issues of insurance coverage requires a sophisticated approach devised by highly experienced attorneys. We at Norman Hanson DeTroy are widely recognized as the leading authorities in the area of insurance coverage law in Maine. Our seasoned, highly-skilled trial attorneys are well-versed in insurance litigation issues and have helped develop much of Maine’s… Read more »

Hospitality, Restaurants & Inns

With Maine’s thriving environment for lodging and dining establishments, Norman Hanson DeTroy is well-equipped to serve the hospitality industry in meeting its diverse legal needs, including negotiating and drafting leases, purchase and sale agreements, new construction and renovation contracts; financing; obtaining the necessary municipal, state and federal permits, licenses and approvals; forming and/or registering legal… Read more »

Healthcare Compliance

Norman Hanson DeTroy has provided trusted counsel to health care providers since the firm’s inception. We represent hospitals, nursing homes, home care providers, and individual professionals across the State of Maine. Physicians, nurses, and licensed social workers trust our wealth of experience and count on us for astute counsel on issues affecting their professional lives…. Read more »