Norman, Hanson & DeTroy is pleased to announce that Langdon Thaxter has joined the firm as an associate attorney in our Commercial Group.
Langdon is a Maine native who grew up in Portland. He attended Bard College in New York State, where he majored in philosophy with a focus on the philosophy of language. After getting his undergraduate degree, Langdon worked for a non-profit in Lewiston where he helped high school students navigate the college application process.
Langdon attended the University Of Maine School Of Law where he graduated magna cum laude. During law school he interned at the Federal Defenders Office for the District of Maine and worked at the Cumberland Legal Aid clinic as student attorney where he represented juveniles. Langdon also helped asylum seekers through Maine Law’s Immigration Clinic and he traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border as part of Jones Day’s Laredo Project where he worked with Jones Day attorneys representing asylum seekers at the border. During the end of his law school career, Langdon was selected to serve as a judicial intern with the Hon. Kermit V. Lipez on the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.
After law school, Langdon was chosen to serve as a law clerk to the Chief Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court by former Chief Justice Leigh Saufley. He clerked for the Court for one year before joining Norman Hanson & DeTroy where he is excited to be starting his legal career. Langdon lives in Portland with his dog Hector, and he enjoys hiking with his dog and skiing in the winter months.