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Benjamin M. Leoni

207.774.9000, ext. 234


Practice Areas

Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications

Litigation and Administrative Law

Real Estate

Maine Voices: Beach ruling will make public access rocky issue
Resolving Disputes in the Northern Forest: Lessons from the Connecticut and Moosehead Lakes, 35 Vt. L. Rev. 295 (2010)

Bar Admissions
United States District Court for the District of Maine

Maine State Bar Association

Benjamin M. Leoni

Ben Leoni focuses his litigation and appellate practice on land use and zoning disputes, energy matters, and administrative appeals.  Ben has a particular interest in 5th Amendment takings law, easement and boundary disputes, and natural resources management.

Ben was selected by the Burton Awards for Legal Achievement as a winner of the 2011 Distinguished Legal Writing Awards.  Ben was the first Vermont Law School student to win the award, which is the highest honor in legal writing in the United States.  He received the award at the Library of Congress from Justice Sotomayor.


J.D., Vermont Law School magna cum laude, 2011; Head Note Editor, Vermont Law Review; summer coursework in environmental law

B.A., Political Science, Bates College, 2005

Community Service

Ben serves on the board of Beyond Ktaadn and the Programs Board Committee for the Northern Forest Center and the Corporate Regatta Committee for Sail Maine.

Prior to Law School, Ben taught sailing in mid-coast Maine, worked as a backcountry caretaker on the Appalachian Trail, and competed on the U.S. Freeskiing Tour.   When not in the office, Ben still skis for photographers and ski film production companies.




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