David E. Warren

Senior Counsel
T: (207) 253-4404
  • Columbia University School of Law (J.D., 1979)
  • Bowdoin College (A.B., 1976), summa cum laude

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Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2018.

Biography

David E. Warren served as Managing Partner of the firm for more than 14 years. David practices in the general corporate and transactional areas, serving as General Counsel to numerous Maine corporations, including large institutional clients as well as smaller, closely-held Maine businesses.

David also has considerable direct experience in business, having served for approximately eight years as President of Tranzon, LLC, a nation-wide franchise of real estate auction companies that ranks as one of the largest and most successful real estate auction companies in the country.

David was inducted into the Maine Business Hall of Fame in 2004, and received the Alton Cianchette Business Hall of Fame Award from the Maine State Chamber of Commerce in 2005. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America© as one of Maine’s leading attorneys in the field of corporate law, and has been selected by Best Lawyers as “Lawyer of the Year” for the State of Maine on three separate occasions in areas relevant to his practice.

Public Service

Current Activities:
Member, Council of Advisors, ITNAmerica (Independent Transportation Network)
Corporator, Gorham Savings Bank
Director, Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Maine
Corporator, Hospice of Southern Maine
Director, New England Legal Foundation
Director and Secretary, Cumberland Club
Selected Past Activities:
Trustee, Maine Medical Center (Board Chair, 2009-2011)
Trustee, MaineHealth
Chair, Campaign for Justice (2005)
Campaign Chair, United Way of Greater Portland (2000)
Director (Chair, 2002-2004), Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce
Director, Portland Community Chamber
Director (Chair, 1999-2000), Gulf of Maine Research Institute
Trustee (Vice-Chair, 1996-1999), Bowdoin College
Director (Chair 1986-1987) Bowdoin College Alumni Fund
Director (Chair, 1998-1999), ITNPortland (Independent Transportation Network)
Director, Maine State Chamber of Commerce
Director, Maine & Company
Director, Maine State Alliance of Boys and Girls Clubs
Trustee, North Yarmouth Academy
Member, Corporate Advisory Council, USM School of Business
Trustee, Maine Historical Society
Member, Corporate Advisory Board, Children's Leadership Council
Member, Corporate Advisory Board, Children's Museum of Maine
Director, Massachusetts Prison Art Project, Inc.

Memberships

Maine State Bar Association
Fellow, Maine Justice Foundation

Education

  • Columbia University School of Law (J.D., 1979)
  • Bowdoin College (A.B., 1976), summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1979
  • Maine, 1983

Honors

AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell
Recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2018 Portland, Maine Business 
    Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Lawyer of the Year
Recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2017 Portland, Maine Closely Held 
    Companies and Family Businesses Law Lawyer of the Year
Recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2016 Portland, Maine Corporate Law 
    Lawyer of the Year
Recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2015 Portland, Maine Business 
    Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) Lawyer of the Year
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© under Business Organizations 
    (including LLCs and Partnerships), Closely Held Companies and Family 
    Businesses Law, Corporate Law, Corporate Governance Law
2004 Laureate, Maine Business Hall of Fame
2005 Recipient, Alton Cianchette Business Hall of Fame Award presented by the 
    Maine State Chamber of Commerce