Jamie is Preti Flaherty's lead attorney in public finance transactions and has more than 34 years experience in this field. Jamie serves as counsel to the underwriters of bonds issued by governmental entities in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. He also serves as bond counsel to governmental issuers in Maine and as counsel to governmental entities and borrowers of tax-exempt funds. He prepares and reviews bond resolutions and indentures, official statements and primary disclosure, bond purchase contracts, SEC rule 15c2-12 continuing disclosure agreements, surveys of the securities laws of the 50 states and other documents required for bond issues. Before joining Preti Flaherty he served as General Counsel to the Maine State Housing Authority and as General Counsel to the Finance Authority of Maine.

Practice Areas


  • Seton Hall Law School (J.D., 1975)
  • Princeton University (B.A., 1971)


  • Maine
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maine
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

Professional Affiliations

  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
    • Securities Law Committee
  • American College of Bond Counsel
  • Kennebec County Bar Association
  • Maine Bar Association
    • Securities Law Committee
  • Past Chair, Amicus Review Committee of the National Association of Bond Lawyers which is responsible for analyzing judicial matters relating to municipal bond law and for overseeing submission of amicus briefs in matters of importance to the Association.

Honors & Awards

  • Listed in Woodward/White's The Best Lawyers in America


  • Served as a panelist on securities disclosure and other matters at annual Bond Attorneys' Workshops of the National Association of Bond Lawyers.