James “Allie” McCormack is a founding member of Taylor, McCormack & Frame where he focuses his practice on representing management in the area of labor and employment law. Since 1986, Allie has provided advice and counsel to employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including risk reduction strategies involving employee relations, employment policies, and employment-related litigation. He has successfully represented employers before state and federal agencies, including OSHA, the Maine Human Rights Commission, the Maine Workers Compensation Board, the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Maine Unemployment Commission. Allie has also represented employers in arbitration proceedings involving disputes relating to collective bargaining agreements. In addition, Allie has represented clients in litigation in both state and federal courts, including numerous appeals to the Maine Law Court. He has been involved as the Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) since 1997 as a guardian ad litem in child protection proceedings. Allie is also an Editor of the Maine Business & Employment Law newsletter. Allie received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College in 1978. After teaching in the security treatment unit at the Maine Youth Center in South Portland for five years, he attended law school and received his law degree from the University of Maine School of Law in 1986.
Allie lives in Freeport with his wife Sharon, and they have three children: Casey, Albert, and Jaimee. Allie has a commercial lobster license and enjoys playing the guitar and gardening.