Avery primarily practices in the firm's Government Relations Practice Group, dividing his time between Pierce Atwood's Augusta and Portland offices. He represents Maine-based, national and international businesses as well as Maine-based and national trade associations before the Maine Legislature and administrative agencies. A native Mainer, Avery enjoys being at the intersection of law and politics in his home state.
Before starting law school, Avery spent four years working for U.S. Senator Susan Collins on Capitol Hill. He advised the Senator on matters relating to Maine's fisheries, forestry and agriculture industries and issues regarding international trade. As part of the Senator's team, Avery gained a perspective on political decision-making and developed numerous relationships with businesses and industry associations throughout the Maine.