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Elizabeth A. Germani, Mediator & Arbitrator, Portland, Maine.

Elizabeth A. Germani

Drummond Woodsum
84 Marginal Way
Suite 600
Portland, ME 04101
Tel: (207) 771-9255
Fax: (207) 772-3627
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Recognized to Maine Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: Discovery Referee, Early Neutral Evaluation, Fact Finding, Med-Arb
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  • Practice Commenced: 2003
  • Total Mediations (as of Feb 2023): 640
  • Total Arbitrations (as of Feb 2023): 8
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Elizabeth Germani has more than 30 years of litigation experience in Maine and New Hampshire. She specializes in civil trial work, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in a wide variety of matters, including insurance defense, insurance coverage, products liability, personal injury, medical malpractice defense, attorney malpractice, fire losses, construction litigation, business litigation and contract disputes. Liz has also represented a number of attorneys in matters before the Board of Overseers of the Bar. She practices in all the state and federal courts in Maine and New Hampshire, and before the state boards in Maine.

Liz also has a busy mediation practice, serving as a mediator and as an arbitrator in more than 600 civil cases.

In addition, Liz has handled a number of appeals before the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine, sitting as the Law Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, and the Supreme Court of New Hampshire.

Case Experience

  • ADA Disability
  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt Collections
  • Discrimination
  • Employment
  • Engineering
  • Family Businesses
  • Health Care
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Lemon Law
  • Libel & Slander
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Nursing Homes
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Unfair Competition
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA
  • Wrongful Death


  • University of Maine School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1988
  • Boston College, B.A. magna cum laude, 1985

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Cumberland County, Maine State and New Hampshire Bar Associations
  • Maine Trial Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Tri State Defense Counsel Association
  • Former Chair of the Advisory Committee on the Maine Rules of Civil Procedure

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