General Information

Year founded: 1952
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Jensen Baird is a professional corporation of 26 attorneys, with offices in Portland and Kennebunk, which has been providing legal services throughout Maine and New England for more than 60 years. Our clients work most closely with one attorney, with assistance from other attorneys and paralegals as appropriate to ensure effective and timely results.


Jensen Baird is metro ranked in 16 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

Portland-ME, ME
Tier 1 for Land Use and Zoning Law
Tier 1 for Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
Tier 1 for Litigation - Real Estate
Tier 1 for Litigation - Trusts and Estates
Tier 1 for Municipal Law

About Our Clients


Private Business Entities: Ally Financial f/k/a GMAC; Americredit Financial Services, Inc., d/b/a GM Financial; Androscoggin Savings Bank; BerryDunn; Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company; Camden National Bank; Cuso Mortgage; D&G Machine Products; DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel South Portland; Down East Enterprise; Federal National Mortgage Association; Fidelity National Title Group; First American Title Insurance Company; Ford Motor Credit Company; H.A. Mapes, Inc.; Hancock Lumber Company; Kasprzak, Inc.; Matrix Benefit Group, LLC; National Distributors, Inc.; Navient Solutions, Inc.; New England Development; Norton Financial Services; Ocean Communities Federal Credit Union; Ocean View Retirement Community for the Highlands; Prompto, Inc.; RBS Citizens, N.A.; Saco Valley Credit Union; Sanford Institution for Savings; St. Lawrence & Atlantic Railroad; Stewart Title Guaranty Company; S.R. Weiner & Associates; TD Auto Finance; TD Bank, N.A.; The Bank of Maine; The First, N.A.; W/S Development; Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.; Weyerhaeuser; Zurich of North America.

Private, Non-Profit Entities: Caleb Affordable Housing Group; Grand Lodge of Maine A.F. & A.M.; Maine Life Care Retirement Community, Inc., d/b/a Piper Shores; Margaret Chase Smith Foundation; Morton-Kelly Charitable Trust; TrainRiders Northeast.

Public Governmental Entities: Cities of Portland, South Portland and Westbrook; Towns of Boothbay, Casco, Cumberland, Cushing, Cutler, Denmark, Edgecomb, Frye Island, Gorham, Gray, Hope, Islesboro, Kennebunk, Limerick, Lincolnville, Litchfield, Livermore Falls, Lovell, Naples, Ogunquit, Pittsfield, Poland, Pownal, Richmond, Southport, Standish, Steuben, Thorndike, Waterboro, West Bath and Westport Island; County of Cumberland; County of Somerset; Greater Portland Public Development Commission; Maine Region Ten Technical High School; Passamaquoddy Indian Tribe at Indian Township.

Quasi-Governmental Entities: ecomaine; Berwick Sewer District; Maine Turnpike Authority; Mid-Maine Waste Action Corporation; York County Community Action Corporation; York Housing Authority.


Metro Rankings

Portland-ME, ME
Tier 1 for Land Use and Zoning Law
Tier 1 for Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
Tier 1 for Litigation - Real Estate
Tier 1 for Litigation - Trusts and Estates
Tier 1 for Municipal Law
Tier 1 for Real Estate Law
Tier 2 for Administrative / Regulatory Law
Tier 2 for Appellate Practice
Tier 2 for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Tier 2 for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
Tier 2 for Commercial Litigation
Tier 2 for Corporate Law
Tier 2 for Litigation - Municipal
Tier 2 for Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
Tier 3 for Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Tier 3 for Trusts and Estates

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Litigation - Municipal
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Municipal Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Trusts and Estates

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

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Management and Personnel

Office Administrator & Systems Administrator
Kelly Bunch
Managing Partner
Michael J. Quinlan


Land Use & Permitting
Natalie L. Burns (co-chair)
Government Services
Sally J. Daggett
Business Services
Michael J. Quinlan
Probate Litigation
Brendan P. Rielly
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