Arthur A. Cerullo

Senior Attorney

(207) 774-0317

Arthur Cerullo has been a Maine attorney with Drummond & Drummond since graduating from law school in 1981.  His practice includes corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, banking law, commercial workouts and collections, real estate, wills, trusts, and estates, probate litigation, as well as intellectual property and domestic relations.

Drawing from his diverse practice and decades of experience, Arthur offers his clients a wealth of legal and business-minded experience.

Practice Areas

  • Banking and Commercial Transactions
  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Real Estate and Development
  • Wills, Trusts and Probate
  • Creditor’s Rights
  • Intellectual Property
  • Family Law and Domestic Relations

Experience

In 1981, Arthur Cerullo graduated from the Franklin Pierce Law Center in Concord, New Hampshire, which is now part of the University of New Hampshire. Before attending law school, he was a chemical process engineer at Raytheon Engineering in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

He holds both a BS and MS in Chemical Engineering from Tufts University. While an engineer, he was awarded a year-long fellowship in Citizen Environmental Advocacy at Tufts University.

About Arthur

An avid cyclist, Arthur has ridden in more than 20 Treks Across Maine since 1989 for the ALA in Maine. He commutes throughout much of the year by bicycle from his home in North Yarmouth, where he resides with his wife, Mary.

Arthur grew up in the Boston area and has travelled throughout the US.  He has yet to find a place that rivals Maine’s treasured seashore, mountains, rolling hills, farms, and quiet country roads.

He also enjoys photography, woodworking, and hiking.

Community Involvement

Arthur is active in community affairs on the local, state, regional and national levels. He was involved in bringing the Liberty Ship Memorial to South Portland and served as president of his parish council for five years. He has been a longtime volunteer for the Pine Tree Burn Foundation, serving terms as president and treasurer and is now a Trustee Emeritus.

Additionally, he has volunteered for more than 20 years with the American Lung Association, serving locally as president of the Maine Lung Association when the organization was instrumental in negotiating the state tobacco settlement. He helped the state chapter expand regionally into the American Lung Association of New England and received the National Volunteer Excellence Award for his efforts. He is a board member of the Northeast Lung Association and a national representative for the Northeast. On the national level, Arthur has served as Speaker of the National Assembly and is presently a National Board Member, Vice Chair of Advocacy and Clerk of the national American Lung Association. He has traveled all over the United States to meet with and testify on behalf of ALA to local and national decision makers for healthier air and more effective control of tobacco products.

Education

  •  University of New Hampshire School of Law, J.D. (1981)
  • Tufts Univeristy, M.S., Chemical Engineering
  • Tufts Univeristy, B.S., Chemical Engineering

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • Maine
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • United States District Court – District of Massachusetts

Professional Memberships

  • Maine State Bar Association

News

3/12/2015 - Employment Law Update 2015

MAINE EMPLOYMENT UPDATE 2015 Wondering how Maine’s new laws regarding medical marijuana might impact your personnel policies? Did you know that Maine has certain leave policies in addition to FMLA? Trying to determine whether you can engage an individual as an independent contractor? Concerned that your salaried employee might not be overtime exempt? Learn the… Read more »

12/15/2012 - Art Cerullo receives award from the American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic

In 2009, Maine attorney Arthur A. Cerullo met with the Board of the American Lung Association of the Mid-Atlantic to help them through a difficult financial and organizational transition. As a volunteer representative of the national board of the American Lung Association (ALA), he had been assigned to oversee their restructuring.  Despite their cordial reception,… Read more »

2/03/2012 - Drummond & Drummond recognizes Walter P. Stinson, Founder of Sebago Technics, Inc.

Drummond & Drummond recognizes Walter P. Stinson, Founder of Sebago Technics, Inc. On the occasion of the retirement of Walter P. Stinson, Founder of Sebago Technics, Inc., partners, Horace W. Horton and Arthur A. Cerullo, attended the retirement reception on Friday, February 3rd, and presented greetings from the firm for the long-standing relationship between Walt… Read more »

6/01/2010 - Arthur Cerullo Named to the American Lung Association National Board of Directors

Longtime American Lung Association volunteer Arthur A. Cerullo will serve on the American Lung Association’s national board of directors and will help lead the American Lung Association’s work to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. Mr. Cerullo will work closely with the American Lung Association’s president and CEO to further the… Read more »

10/15/2009 - Cerullo to Serve as Nationwide Assembly Speaker for American Lung Association

Drummond & Drummond, LLP is please to announce that Arthur Cerullo was recently elected to serve as the American Lung Association’s Nationwide Assembly Speaker. During the one-year term as Assembly Speaker Arthur will work closely with the ALA’s President and CEO to further the mission of the organization by providing governance and oversight of the… Read more »