G. William Higbee

G. William Higbee

Partner Emeritus
Topsham, Maine

During my career I saw way too many people who suffered both medically and financially from workplace accidents or exposure to asbestos. More times than I care to count those people found themselves caught in a never-ending cycle of bad news regarding compensation and fair treatment under the law. Which is why we worked so tirelessly to build a firm that gave these workers a voice-the firm remains committed to fighting for them so that their financial well-being and their families are protected and injustices are properly addressed.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Asbestos-Related Illness
  • Construction Accidents
  • Longshore & Harbor Workers' Compensation Act
  • Medical Negligence
  • Maritime Injuries

Bar Admissions

  • Maine, 1971
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1978
  • U.S. District Court District of Maine, 1972


  • Washington University School of Law, St Louis, Missouri
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1971
  • DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1968

Published Works

  • Public School Facilities Report - Primary Author, Maine Dept. of Education, 1998
  • Certification from the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards - A School Board's Perspective, Journal of Maine Education, Vol. XVIII (1), 2002

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Maine State Bar, Member, 1971 - Present
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Maine Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Maine Bar Fellows, Member
  • Maine School Administration District 75, Chairman, Board of Directors, 1994 - 1995
  • Maine School Administration District 75, Member, Board of Directors, 1994 - 1999