The Firm

By The Numbers

Preti Flaherty is proud to partner with our clients to create opportunity. With 100 attorneys practicing across many fields of law, we’ve built out extraordinarily talented teams to achieve outcomes that are not simply expeditious, but which support our clients’ long-term goals and innovative ideas. We’re constantly focused on raising the industry standard of service and our peers are taking note. An expanded toolbox of services provides for more strategic campaigns when partnered with our legal strategy in new and novel ways.

Steady Growth
1978
24
1988
50
1998
55
2008
86
2018
95
Today
100

Working Across Disciplines

Regulatory
  • Energy Group
  • Environmental Law Group
  • Government Affairs Group
  • Health Law Group
Litigation
  • Litigation Group
  • Workers Compensation Group
Commercial
  • Business Law Group
  • Employment Law Group
  • Intellectual Property Group
  • Trust & Estates
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24
38
38

Earning Respect

46
Best Lawyers Attorneys
21
Chambers Attorneys
8
Chambers Practice Groups
10
Benchmark Litigation Attorneys
26
Super Lawyers Attorneys

Geographic Reach

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Clients Nationwide
Serving Clients in 47 States
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Strategic Footprint
in the Northeast United States
Global Map
Clients on 6 Continents

Firm Highlights

Press Coverage

More Reminders of the Shortcomings of Maine’s Freedom of Access Law

As part of an editorial marking Sunshine Week , the annual celebration started by the American Society of News Editors to recognize the importance of open government, Preti Flaherty attorney Sig Schutz is quoted by the  Bangor...

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Attorney Crystal L. Bulges Joins Preti Flaherty’s Environmental Practice Group

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce that attorney Crystal L. Bulges has joined the firm’s Environmental Practice Group, working in the Portland office. Crystal brings to the firm more than 20 years of experience...

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Proposed EPA Rule Would Tighten Emissions Standards at Affected Power Plants and Industrial Sources

On April 6, the U.S. EPA published a proposed rule to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides (NO x ) in 26 states that the agency says are impacting the ability of downwind states to...

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From Maine to Kushan: Teaching the U.S. Legal System in China

Preti Flaherty attorney Jeff Thaler was recently the subject of an essay written by one of his former students at Duke Kushan University (DKU). In 2019, Jeff spent time at DKU serving as a...

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Identifying and Preventing Inappropriate Comments at Work

Employers are starting to establish a new workplace normal. Employees are often returning to work in an environment that is dramatically different than the one they left two years ago. How we communicate with...

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Preti Flaherty Files Human Trafficking and Forced Labor Lawsuit Against Church of Scientology

Preti Flaherty attorneys Greg Hansel, Shana Solomon, Ellie Quinby, and Katherine Oaks filed a human trafficking and forced labor lawsuit against the Church of Scientology on behalf of three plaintiffs claiming decades of forced...

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Employers May See Increased Accommodation Requests in 2022

The Covid-19 pandemic has created a multitude of challenges for employers. As more employees return to the office in 2022—whether full-time or on a hybrid schedule—employers will face difficult compliance questions and, most likely...

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Preti Flaherty Attorney Tim Bryant Selected by Franchise Times as “Legal Eagle”

For the fourteenth consecutive year, Preti Flaherty attorney Tim Bryant has been recognized as a Franchise Times magazine “Legal Eagle.” Nominated by their peers, franchise attorneys chosen for this honor are considered among the...

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H-2B Temporary Visas: Additional 35,000 Coming in Second Half of FY 2022

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced the forthcoming publication of a joint temporary final rule to make available an additional 35,000 H-2B temporary nonagricultural worker visas...

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FY2023 H-1B Season – Key Facts for Employers

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services announced that the H-1B initial registration period for the FY 2023 cap is scheduled to open at noon ET on March 1, 2022 and will remain open until noon ET...