Dan Rose


207.253.0537 Phone

207.772.3627 Fax

Assistant: Chena Immel

Practice Areas


  • Boston College Law School, J.D., 1989

  • Hamilton College, B.A., 1984

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Maine
  • New Hampshire
  • Little River Band of Ottawa Indians Tribal Court
  • Snoqualmie Tribal Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maine
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Hampshire


  • Maine State Bar Association
  • The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
  • Maine Council of School Board Attorneys
  • Maine State Bar Association Labor & Employment Section
  • American Bar Association Employer-Employee Relations Committee
  • American Bar Foundation

Community/Public Service

  • State of Maine, Civil Service Review Panel (Appointed (March 2015) )

Dan Rose is the Co-Leader of the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. He represents private and public entities and Tribal Nations in all manner of employment and labor matters on a national level, and serves as a mediator and arbitrator on employment matters. His practice is centered on counseling employers on difficult personnel issues and problem-solving intractable employment and organizational matters. Dan trains and presents on employment topics nationally and provides seminars for individual clients.

Dan has consistently been recognized by national and regional publications which rate labor and employment lawyers including Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, and New England Super Lawyers. He is an elected Fellow of The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, the highest recognition by colleagues of sustained outstanding performance in the field of labor and employment law.

In his free time Dan loves being in the woods, using his tractor, tending to his sheep, and playing music.


  • Labor Law – Management, Lawyer of the Year, Portland, ME (Awarded by Best Lawyers) 2021, 2018, 2016, 2012
  • Employment Law-Management, Lawyer of the Year, Portland, ME (Awarded by Best Lawyers) 2020
  • Education Law, Lawyer of the Year, Portland, ME (Awarded by Best Lawyers) 2022
  • New England Super Lawyers, Employment & Labor, Schools & Education 2007-2021
  • Best Lawyers USA, Employment Law – Management, Labor Law – Management, Education Law
  • Chambers USA, Maine, Labor & Employment
  • Martindale Hubbell, AV Preeminent