Phillip S. Bixby

T: (207) 253-4518
  • Dickinson School of Law (J.D., 1994)
  • Bowdoin College (B.A., 1990), cum laude


Phillip S. Bixby brings over a decade of experience to his civil litigation practice, which focuses on aggressive and creative problem-solving in order to put his clients in the best possible position at alternative dispute resolution or trial. He believes in the importance of setting forth a comprehensive strategy at the outset of litigation in order to intelligently steer a case to an attainable goal. He has experience managing, and trying, cases in all three Northern New England States. Following law school, he practiced at Ryan Smith & Carbine in Rutland, Vermont, where he defended several of Vermont's largest ski areas, and at Orr & Reno in Concord, New Hampshire, where he protected the interests of a wide-range of parties involved in civil litigation. Phil's practice focuses on defense of product liability claims, including manufacturers of industrial machinery, farm and lawn products, elevators and other lift products as well as producers of consumer products. He also handles cases involving allegations of professional misconduct or negligence, premises liability, and other personal injury and commercial litigation.

Phillip, originally from Brattleboro, Vermont, now resides in Falmouth, Maine with his wife. Phillip has two young daughters and a son. In his free time, Phillip enjoys skiing, running, canoeing, reading history, playing and coaching baseball, and bike rides with his children.

Public Service

Board of Directors, Falmouth Little League


Tri-State Defense Lawyers Association
Maine State Bar Association
Vermont State Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
New Hampshire State Bar Association


  • Dickinson School of Law (J.D., 1994)
  • Bowdoin College (B.A., 1990), cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Maine, 1998
  • Vermont, 1999
  • New Hampshire, 2000

Court and Other Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont, 1999
  • U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire, 2000
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maine, 2004