LEWISTON, Maine, September 30, 2014 – Attorney Travis Brennan, a lifelong Maine resident and rising star in the world of civil litigation, has joined the Berman & Simmons law firm. He will handle a wide range of personal injury cases.
Brennan graduated magna cum laude from the University of Maine School of Law in 2009. He clerked for Judge Jon D. Levy, a former judge on the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, and has since worked as an associate for a major law firm in Portland, with a focus on complex commercial disputes and healthcare privacy compliance. Brennan is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell.
“Working at Berman & Simmons provides a great opportunity to continue to pursue my passion for litigation and trial work. The firm excels in these areas and is known as a leader in the state for handling personal injury and medical malpractice cases. I’m very excited to join the team,” Brennan said.
Berman & Simmons, a statewide firm with offices in Lewiston, Bangor, and Portland, celebrates its 100th anniversary this fall. Brennan will work at the firm’s headquarters in Lewiston.
“The firm’s attorneys are strong advocates for injured Mainers because they are results-oriented, tireless, and innovative” Brennan said. “These qualities appeal to me.”
Brennan grew up in Portland and graduated from Deering High School. During his time at Bowdoin College, Brennan became a volunteer firefighter and EMT, and earned his teaching certificate in social studies. After graduation, he taught English for a year in the Marshall Islands.
Brennan serves on the board of directors for Pine Tree Legal Assistance, the Cleaves Law Library, and Good Theater. He is an avid runner and has participated in the Maine, Boston, Philadelphia, and New York marathons. He and his wife Daniella Swenton, a biologist and high school teacher, live in Portland and have a 1-year-old daughter.