Robert E. Stevens

Bob Stevens chairs the firm’s Real Estate Practice Area. He specializes in the acquisition, financing, and sales of properties connected to pulp and paper mills, timberlands, manufacturing and office buildings, shopping centers, government assisted housing projects, hydro power, natural gas and biomass stand alone and co-generation energy production facilities, wind power developments and electric power transmission corridors. Bob is particularly adept at negotiating specially tailored title insurance coverage.

Bob’s general corporate practice includes formation of and on-going services to all types of legal entities in many economic sectors. His business regulatory work includes licensing and regulation of life, accident and health, and title insurance companies, health maintenance organizations and lenders.

Bob was a partner in the Chicago law firm of Lord, Bissell & Brook before moving to Maine in 1975 to help found the firm.


  • J.D., University of Chicago Law School, 1963
  • B.A., Political Science, Georgetown University College of Arts and Sciences, 1960

Representative Matters

Acquisition and restructuring of Kennebec River Pulp & Paper Company

Renegotiation of municipal waste handling agreements with Maine Energy and Penobscot Energy Recovery Companies

Loan to permit ESOP acquisition of multi-state office professional service organization

Maine representation of financial institutions involving acquisition, development, permitting and operation of pulp and paper mills, lumber companies, railroads and hydroelectric and co-generation facilities, including Citizens Bank, ABN AMRO, LaSalle Bank, Scotia Capital, KeyBank and Credit Suisse

Representation of regional development and national and state conservation organizations in land acquisition and preservation matters


Contact Robert E. Stevens

Curtis Thaxter LLC
One Canal Plaza, Suite 1000
PO Box 7320
Portland, Maine  04112-7320
Phone: 207.774.9000, ext. 212
Fax: 207.775.0612


Service Area

Statewide service provider in:
  • Maine

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