Robert E. Stevens, Attorney

Bob Stevens chairs the firm’s Real Estate Practice Area. He is experienced in the acquisition, financing, development and/or sales of various types of properties including pulp and paper mills, timberlands, manufacturing and office buildings, shopping centers, government assisted housing projects, hydro power, natural gas and biomass stand alone and co-generation energy production facilities, wind power developments and electric power transmission corridors. Bob  particularly enjoys negotiating specially tailored title insurance coverage for clients. Bob’s general corporate practice includes formation of and on-going services to all types of legal entities in many economic sectors including cellular transmission. His business regulatory work includes licensing and regulation of life, accident and health, and title insurance companies, health maintenance organizations and lenders.

Bob was a partner in the Chicago law firm of Lord, Bissell & Brook before moving to Maine in 1975 to help found the firm.

Bob has chaired various Town of Freeport boards and committees including the Planning Board, Board of Appeals, Town Council and he served as Freeport’s delegate to the Economic Development Council of The Greater Portland Council of Governments and was a representative from the Senate District to the Maine Municipal Association’s Legislative Policy Committee.

Bob was recently selected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America 2017 in the field of Real Estate Law.

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications
  • General Business, Corporate and Finance

Education

  • J.D.,—University of Chicago Law School—1963
  • B.A., Political Science—Georgetown University College of Arts and Sciences—1960

Bar Admissions and Memberships

  • Maine
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maine
  • Maine State Bar Association
  • Cumberland County Bar Association