Brooke is a Partner in Preti Flaherty’s Employment Law Practice Group in the firm’s Portland office, where she advises a range of clients, including banks, financial institutions, and corporate employers, in matters of employment law and commercial business litigation. Her services include extensive experience with workplace policies and procedures; compliance with applicable state and federal labor and employment laws and regulations; as well as pre-litigation, litigation, arbitration, and mitigation of risk strategies.

The focus of Brooke’s practice is the defense of employers against claims for discrimination, harassment, retaliation, hostile work environment, wrongful termination, misappropriation of trade secrets, restrictive covenants, and business-related disputes before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. Additionally, she provides employers with advice and counsel on compliance with applicable laws and best practices and leads internal investigations.

Brooke is a Maine native and graduate of Villanova University School of Law and Bowdoin College. While in law school, she served as a summer associate with Preti Flaherty. She returns to the firm after seventeen years distinguishing herself at notable boutique and mid-sized litigation firms in New York City, as well as a prominent global labor and employment firm.

Brooke lives in Falmouth with her daughter, Fiona, and their bernedoodle, Lucy.

Professional Activities

  • Maine Bar Association

Civic and Charitable Activities

  • Boys and Girls Club of Southern Maine
  • Bowdoin Regional Admissions Volunteer Organization (BRAVO)

Honors & Recognition

  • Super Lawyers, New York Rising Star (2014-present)

Published Works and Speeches

  • “Ethics in eDiscovery, a View from All Parties,” Panelist, Women in eDiscovery, November 30, 2017.
  • “Chapter 6: The Complain,” Coauthor, Commercial Litigation in New York State Courts, 3rd ed., 2010.