U. Charles (“Chuck”) Remmel, II is a graduate of Yale University (1966) and the University of Michigan Law School (1969). His practice is very broad and combines multiple disciplines to the advantage of his clients’ needs. Among those clients have been large and small businesses, medical and accounting groups, banks and banking associations, land development and land trust entities, and insuring entities. Current focus areas are business acquisitions and sales, business work-outs and restructurings, complex litigation both in Maine and in other jurisdictions, maritime and fisheries concerns, and industrial regulatory compliance. This broader experience can be brought to bear to assist clients with all aspects of their commercial needs, including banking, transactional and restructuring requirements, and business litigation.
Chuck has the highest Martindale-Hubbell rating of AV. An AV rating reflects an attorney who has reached the heights of professional excellence. He has been selected by the publications Super Lawyers in New England for the area of Business Litigation and Best Lawyers in America for the field of Maritime law. He has been designated as one of the Top Trial Lawyers in Maine by the American Trial Lawyers Association.
Chuck continues currently to teach as an adjunct professor at the University of Maine School of Law, having taught courses in admiralty law and advanced torts, and has presented seminars and courses for trade, legal and industry associations in a number of fields. Chuck also has the ability to present his clients’ position in the courtroom, and has been involved with and written about many of the leading cases in Maine which have defined the ground rules for business transactions and responsibilities. Chuck is a member of the Maine Bar Association and the Maritime Law Association and is admitted to practice in all courts of the State of Maine as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. He has served on numerous non-profit boards and governmental commissions, including the Portland Public Library, the Portland Stage Company, the Maine Island Trails Association, the Maine Speak-Out Project, and the City of Portland Landbank Commission.
Chuck is married to Kathy Remmel, retired as the principal of the middle school at Waynflete School, a private school in Portland, Maine, and currently active in the non-profit area.