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
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Clients on 6 Continents

Firm Highlights

Publication

Beyond Maine’s Ban-the-Box Statute: Practical Employer Considerations

In five (5) days, Maine’s Fair Chance Employment Act goes into effect.  We originally summarized the objective and impact of that legislation in an alert posted on August 11, 2021 .  Now is the...

Event

Kenneth Rubinstein and Anthony Manhart to Present on Modifying AIA Contract Documents

AIA contract documents are the industry standard for managing contractual relationships in construction and design projects. Despite this widespread use, the contracts often contain holes and fail to protect the interests of particular clients...

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Employees Who Refuse to Comply with a Mandatory Vaccination Policy are Generally Ineligible to Receive Unemployment Benefits

Following a nationwide spike in cases, hospitalizations, and deaths, an increasing number of Maine private businesses and colleges have joined the healthcare industry in requiring workers to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19. Vaccine...

Press Coverage

In Reversal, Maine CDC Will Allow "Advocacy Journalists" into Next COVID-19 Briefing

Following an announcement by Gov. Janet Mills, representatives from the Maine People's Alliance and the Maine Policy Institute will be allowed to attend and participate in the weekly livestream COVID-19 briefings presented by the Maine Center for Disease...

News

Law360 Names Matt Warner 2021 Cannabis MVP

Preti Flaherty attorney and Cannabis Business Group member Matt Warner was recently named one of Law360's 2021 MVPs in the field of Cannabis. Matt distinguished himself with his pioneering work challenging medical marijuana residency...

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...

Event

Dan Walker to Present on Maine Cannabis Law and Policy at Cumberland Bar Association

Preti Flaherty attorney and Cannabis Business Group chair Dan Walker will present on the topic "Maine Cannabis Law and Policy: Review of Current Status and Updates to Maine’s Two Cannabis Programs – Medical and...

News

Nineteen Preti Flaherty Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2021 Super Lawyers

Nineteen Preti Flaherty attorneys have been selected for recognition by Super Lawyers , including eleven Rising Stars. Super Lawyers rates outstanding lawyers throughout the United States in more than 70 practice areas. Only five...

Event

Legal Lunches: Workin' for the Weekend

Laura Rideout and John Cronan will participate in a panel discussion called "Workin' for the Weekend: Team Safety Including Wage & Hour, OSHA and Workers' Comp in a Post-COVID World" as a part of...

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Legislative Alert: Special Session, Redistricting, and Cloture

The Legislature gathered for a Special Session last week, September 29 th , to vote on legislative redistricting. The final agreement passed successfully and with strong bipartisan support in both the House and the...