Founded in 1871, Perkins Thompson is a full-service law firm. It employs more than 30 attorneys and maintains a location in Portland, Maine. The firm provides legal services in the areas of antitrust litigation, unfair trade practices, criminal defense, real estate, energy law, insurance coverage, land use, zoning, commercial contracts and environmental issues. Additionally, Perkins Thompson deals in appellate cases, alternative dispute resolution, commercial finance, health care law, bankruptcy, creditors rights, business and corporate law, commercial transactions, intellectual property, taxation, employment agreements, and financial and estate planning. Its clients include individuals, small and large corporations, local businesses, real estate developers and municipal agencies.