Perkins Thompson attorney elected to the board of trustees of the Portland Water District


The firm congratulates Joe Siviski of the firm’s business and litigation groups on his November 2015 election to the board of trustees of the Portland Water District. Joe represents the municipalities of South Portland and Cape Elizabeth, and will serve a term of five years. The Portland Water District was founded over a century ago and currently supplies water service to nearly 200,000 people in 11 different Maine communities. For more information, see

Congratulations to E2Tech


Congratulations to E2Tech, who received the “Startup Supporter of the Year” award at the 2015 Green Tie Gala hosted by the Northeast Clean Energy Council in Cambridge, MA. The Green Tie Gala is the premier clean energy event in the Northeastern United States, bringing together over 400 CEOs, investors, and public officials to recognize the region’s business leaders. Jim Katsiaficas, a director at Perkins Thompson, serves as Chair of E2Tech’s Board of Directors.
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November 2011: New England Super Lawyers Includes Five Perkins Thompson Attorneys


Perkins Thompson is pleased to announce that New England Super Lawyers has selected five of its attorneys for inclusion in its November 2011 edition: Fred W. Bopp III, in the fields of Bankruptcy, Creditor-Debtor Rights and Business Litigation; John A. Hobson, in the field of Construction Litigation and Personal Injury Defense; Philip C. Hunt, in the fields of Trusts and Estates and Probate; J. Gordon Scannell, Jr., in the field of Real Estate; and John S. Upton, in the fields of Business and Corporate law


Business Partner of the Year, 2011 Award to Perkins Thompson


Business Partner of the Year, 2011 Award to Perkins Thompson, for Jim Katsiaficas’ and Julie Ray’s work to create the Long Creek Watershed Management District

At its Annual Meeting, the County Soil & Water Conservation District presented Perkins Thompson with its “Business Partner of the Year, 2011” Award, thanking Jim Katsiaficas and Julie Ray for developing an agreement among Portland, South Portland, Scarborough and Westbrook to establish the Long Creek Watershed Management District and agreements for participating landowners, as part of the effort to to restore Long Creek, which has been designated an “urban impaired stream.”

The goal of the Long Creek Watershed Management District is to implement a first in the nation stormwater management program to address stormwater impacts through a collaborative effort with public entities and private businesses, including municipalities, local businesses within the Long Creek watershed, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)