Lambert Coffin
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Jonathan T. Harris

jharris@lambertcoffin.com
207.370.3006 direct dial
Jonathan engages in a sophisticated civil practice encompassing estate planning and administration, corporate and banking transactions, intellectual property, and real estate law. He works with both individuals and businesses to fashion innovative plans and strategies to accomplish his clients' objectives.
 
Jonathan has extensive experience in crafting estate plans and the documents needed to implement those plans, such as wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and advance directives for health care. He has advised clients with both small and large retirement assets, and provides the same level of personal attention to each client. Jonathan has a special interest and expertise in creating plans that address the unique considerations involved in transferring ownership of family legacy properties to the next generation by creating a trust or LLC and mediating family differences, resulting in a structure for the succession and management of the property.  
Jonathan T. Harris
PRACTICE AREAS:
EDUCATION
Vassar College, BA
   with honors
Yale University School of Art, MFA
Harvard University School of
   Education, M. Ed.
Northeastern University
   School of Law, JD
BAR ADMISSIONS
States of Maine and Massachusetts
United States District Courts for the
   Districts of Maine and
   Massachusetts
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
Maine State Bar Association
Cumberland County Bar Association
Maine Estate Planning Council
COMMUNITY SERVICE
Auburn Board of Assessment Review
Secretary,
   Auburn Ski Association
"What allows me to be effective as an attorney is the growth of trust. By being worthy of a client's trust, and by in fact being trusted, I offer a level of service that is more individual, more intuitive, and more helpful."

Jonathan also has represented numerous business clients, both as buyers and sellers, in merger and acquisition transactions and banks in commercial financing transactions. He has assisted and advised Maine companies in seeking and obtaining venture capital and on their ongoing operational issues. He serves as the “go to” counsel for various Maine companies, and in that capacity has negotiated a wide range of business contracts for his clients and provided counsel on many business issues.

Jonathan’s real estate work has included a large multi-use developer of a project in Casco Bay, the grantors of significant conservation easements, a developer of several large residential subdivisions in Bar Harbor and Mt. Desert, as well as the purchasers of vacation homes.

Finally, he has prosecuted and maintains dozens of trademark registrations for his business clients.

Jonathan lives in Auburn. In his free time, he grows flowers.

REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS:  
Starch Partners, LLC in the acquisition of and financing for The Aroostook
   Starch Company  
Cuddledown, Inc., in connection with leasing, venture capital, and financing 
   transactions  
Look’s Gourmet Food Company in connection with two rounds of venture
   financing investment  
Brew Corp dba Gritty McDuff’s in connection with long term lease and financing
   transactions related to Freeport and Auburn brewpubs
Refurb Supplies, LLC in connection with real estate acquisition and business
   financing transactions
Firland Management, LLC, in connection with the acquisition of the Androscoggin Bank
   Colisée
Trademark prosecutions for Planet Dog, Cuddledown, Diamond Phoenix Corporation,
   Gritty McDuff’s
Long term planning for family vacation real estate located in Tremont, Mt. Desert,
   East Holden, Carrabasset Valley, North Haven, Falmouth and Long Island
McKinley Partners Limited Partnership in connection with the development of Diamond
   Cove in Casco Bay
The Sheridan Corporation, representing two minority shareholders in the acquisition of
   the company and associated real estate

 

 

Lambert Coffin | Attorneys at Law | Portland, ME  207.874.4000 | Blue Hill, ME  207.374.5833

 
P.O. Box 15215 | 477 Congress Street | Portland, Maine 04112-5215 | Tel. 207.874.4000 | Fax 207.874.4040
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