(207) 774-7474 (207) 774-1343
465 Congress Street
9th Floor
Portland, ME 04101


The core of Richardson, Whitman, Large & Badger's practice is civil litigation. We are one of the largest and most diverse trial practice firms in Northern New England. From offices in Portland and Bangor we handle hundreds of cases in all of Maines's state and federal courthouses. In addition, RWLB has developed an extensive labor and employment practice: counseling clients, writing policies and employee handbooks, and handling cases filed in the Maine Human Rights Commission, the EEOC, and all Maine courts.

RWLB’s trial practice covers the full breadth of civil litigation, from products liability to professional malpractice, from dam construction to ship collision, from gender discrimination to wiretapping. Our clients include small family businesses, local Maine companies, and some of the world's largest multinational corporations. They come from all sectors of the economy and have included automakers, construction contractors, retailers, electric utilities, insurers, law firms, lending institutions, supermarkets, doctors, consumer product manufacturers, insurance agencies, and municipalities


  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appellate Law
  • Auto Liability
  • Civil Rights
  • Construction Law
  • Education
  • Employment & Labor Law
  • Estate/Trust/Wills and Financial Planning
  • Family Law
  • Governmental Relations Legislative Regulatory
  • Insurance/Bad Faith Life, Health and Disability Litigation
  • Maritime Law/Admiralty Media & Communications
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Nursing Home/Assisted Living
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Device
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Retail
  • School Law
  • SIU/Fraud/Arson
  • Subrogation
  • Transportation
  • Workers' Compensation


  • Acadia Insurance Company
  • ALPS
  • CHG Healthcare Services
  • Chartis
  • CNA
  • Concord Group
  • Covenant Health Systems
  • Delhaize/Hannaford
  • Emerson
  • Farmers Insurance Group
  • Fireman’s Fund/Interstate
  • General Motors
  • Grupo
  • IMSA
  • Hanover Insurance
  • IAT
  • Irving Forrest Products
  • Landstar Ranger
  • Lane Construction
  • Liberty Mutual/Peerless
  • Macy's
  • Markel
  • Maine Audubon Society
  • Medical Mutual Insurance Company of Maine
  • Medical Protective
  • OneBeacon Insurance Group
  • Pepsico
  • Preferred Physicians Medical
  • Professional Indemnity Agency
  • St. Paul/Travelers
  • Swardlick Marketing
  • Swift Transportation
  • Swiss Re
  • Tigercat Industries
  • Timberjack
  • United National Group
  • USAA
  • Viacom/CBS Corporation
  • Western Express
  • Western Litigation
  • XL Select Professional
  • Zurich Insurance


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