Harold C. Pachios Inducted into Junior Achievement Maine Business Hall of Fame

May 18, 2010 (Portland, ME) - Preti Flaherty is proud to announce that Harold C. Pachios, a founding partner of the firm, has been selected as a laureate into the Junior Achievement Maine Business Hall of Fame. Pachios joins a distinguished group of 56 men and women who have been inducted into the Maine Business Hall of Fame since its founding in 1990.

Pachios, along with Michael Dubyak, Chairman and CEO of Wright Express and Joan Benoit Samuelson, Founder and Chair of the TD Bank Beach to Beacon 10K Road Race, was chosen for his "outstanding contributions to free enterprise and the promise of a better, stronger society," according to a press release distributed by Junior Achievement Maine.

Pachios was honored during an induction ceremony held May 12, 2010 in Portland.

About Junior Achievement: Junior Achievement is a non-profit organization teaching students about entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and workforce readiness. National studies confirm that Junior Achievement succeeds in affecting students' lives, helps them to make better life choices and gain a greater comprehension of economic principals. The purpose of Junior Achievement of Maine, Inc. is to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy. This year, JA will reach almost 10,000 Maine students, and 9 million students worldwide, in more than 100 countries.

About Preti Flaherty:

Preti Flaherty has offices in Portland and Augusta, Maine, Boston, MA, Concord, N.H., Washington, D.C. and Bedminster, New Jersey. With more than 85 attorneys, the firm counsels clients in the areas of business law, climate strategy, energy, environmental, estate planning, health care, intellectual property, labor and employment, legislative and regulatory, litigation, technology, telecommunications and real estate. To learn more about the firm, visit www.preti.com.