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
Disciplines Chart
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

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Legislative Alert: Maine Legislature Adjourns!

The First Special Session of the 130 th Legislature finally adjourned on Monday night, July 19 th . As many of you may remember, the First Regular Session ended in March 30th when the...

News

Attorney Joseph Donahue Selected by Peers as “Lawyer of the Year” in Best Lawyers in America 2022

Preti Flaherty attorney Joseph Donahue has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2022 as the “Lawyer of the Year” for the Augusta region in the field of Administrative/Regulatory Law. Inclusion in Best Lawyers...

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Health Coverage Incentives for Unvaccinated Employees

Employers wrestling with COVID-19 vaccination-reluctant employees have a lot on their plates. New federal mandates may require affirmative action but even without these new rules, the real problem is how to persuade your workers...

Press Coverage

The Maine Monitor Sues York County for Jail Call Records

On August 2, The Maine Monitor filed a lawsuit against York County, challenging the County's denial of reporter access to public records that may detail times it has recorded confidential conversations between defendants being held at the...

News

46 Preti Flaherty Attorneys Selected by Peers for Inclusion in Best Lawyers in America 2022, Including 3 “Lawyers of the Year”

Forty-six Preti Flaherty attorneys have been named to Best Lawyers in America 2022, including four “Ones to Watch” and three “Lawyer of the Year” recipients. Inclusion in Best Lawyers in America is considered a...

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New Maine Law Limits Employers’ Ability to Request Applicant Criminal History Information

Last month Governor Mills signed into law LD 1167, “An Act Relating to Fair Chance in Employment.” Maine joins a growing number of states in adopting a “ban-the-box” law that restricts employers’ ability to...

News

Preti Flaherty Welcomes Cameron Ferrante, Paola Maymi, and Anne Sedlack to the Firm

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce the arrival of three new members to the firm: Cameron A. Ferrante, Paola A. Maymi, and Anne E. Sedlack. Cameron Ferrante is a graduate of Northeastern University School...

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What to do When a Lender Receives a Notice from the Municipality that Mortgaged Property is Going to be Condemned or is in Violation of the Building Code?

Occasionally, a lender will be served a notice from a municipality alerting the lender that a mortgaged property has had unpermitted construction projects, or otherwise violates the municipal building code. The Maine Uniform Building...

News

Jonathan Piper elected to Portland Public Library Board of Trustees

Preti Flaherty is proud to announce that Jonathan Piper has been elected to serve on the Portland Public Library’s Board of Trustees. Jon has a long history of service to several local organizations including...

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Understanding the New COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Healthcare Workers

Many Maine healthcare facilities were already in the process of evaluating, drafting, and implementing mandatory vaccine policies when the Maine Department of Heath and Human Services issued an Emergency Routine Technical Rule on the...