Bernstein Shur is one of northern New England’s largest multi-service law firms, with more than one hundred attorneys in its Maine and New Hampshire offices.The firm was founded in 1915 with an entrepreneurial spirit that prevails to this day. Bernstein Shur is known for providing practical and innovative counsel in commercial, litigation, and municipal matters. It is also recognized for its superior technical competence, seasoned judgment, responsiveness, and cost-effective solutions.Bernstein Shur’s commercial practice includes specialized expertise in business law; business restructuring and insolvency; real estate; labor and employment; intellectual property and technology; tax, trusts, and estates; energy and environmental; and construction. Internationally, it represents clients in cross-border transactions and other matters in Canada, Europe, the Caribbean, India, Australia, and Asia. The firm’s broad-based litigation practice represents both plaintiffs and defendants on a wide range of matters in state and federal courts throughout New England and the rest of the United States, and its municipal and legislative practice is the largest, oldest, and most experienced in Maine.More than 80 percent of Bernstein Shur’s principals are listed in Best Lawyers in America, cited by Corporate Counsel magazine as “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.” Bernstein Shur is also one of the few firms to be represented in all Maine rating categories of Chambers USA, the definitive directory of business attorneys in the United States.Bernstein Shur also offers specialized non-legal services, including Bernstein Shur Government Solutions, a wholly owned government consulting subsidiary; STRATEX ENERGY, an energy consulting company; TechVentures Group, which provides a variety of services to start-up and technology clients; and Monument Title Company.