Gretchen Jonesupdated: May 2014

Gretchen’s practice is focused on representing and counseling financial institutions and other businesses, as well as individuals and businesses in estate administration and planning and business succession planning. She has extensive experience in legislative and regulatory advocacy on behalf of clients before the Maine Legislature, members of Congress, federal financial regulators and state agencies. Her expertise encompasses regulatory compliance; consumer, commercial and municipal finance; charter conversions; and mergers and acquisitions. Gretchen's practice also includes advising family-owned businesses.

She is admitted to practice in Maine, New Hampshire and the District of Columbia. Gretchen has received Martindale-Hubbell® law directory's AV Preeminent Rating.

Gretchen is a frequent speaker on financial services regulatory matters and estate planning and administration as well as business succession planning.

Gretchen is a member of the Maine, New Hampshire and District of Columbia Bar Associations. She is a member and former Chair of the Maine Bar Association’s Consumer and Financial Institution Law Section and is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association’s Corporations, Business and Banking Law Section. She is listed in Best Lawyers in America® in the practice areas of Banking and Finance Law and Financial Services Regulation Law and was named the "Portland, Maine Best Lawyers Financial Services Regulation Law Lawyer of the Year" for 2012. In recognition of her legal skills and professionalism, Gretchen has received an AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rating in the distinguished legal directory, Martindale-Hubbell®.

She also serves on the Red Mass Committee, and is a former member of the Central Maine Healthcare Corporation Institutional Review Board and the Androscoggin County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

Bar Admissions

States of Maine and New Hampshire
District of Columbia
U.S. District Court, Maine


Bowdoin College, A.B., 1980
University of Maine School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1989

Memberships and Affiliations


Maine State Bar Association, Consumer and Financial Institution Law Section

New Hampshire State Bar Association, Corporation, Banking and Business Law Section

National Association of Bond Lawyers



Listed in Best Lawyers in America, Banking and Finance Law; Financial Services Regulation Law Named "Portland, Maine Best Lawyers Financial Services Regulation Law Lawyer of the Year" for 2012 Martindale-Hubbell® law directory's AV Preeminent Rating (AV Preeminent is a significant rating accomplishment - a testament to the fact that a lawyer's peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence.)

Contact Gretchen Jones

Contact Gretchen Jones

Eaton Peabody
167 Park Row
P.O. Box 39
Brunswick, Maine  04011
Phone: 207-729-1144
Fax: 207-729-1140


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • DC
  • Maine
  • New Hampshire

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