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

Press Coverage

Woman Charged with Starting Massive Blaze That Consumed Pittston Residence

On May 10, a woman in Pittston was issued a summons for an outdoors burning violation for a fire that destroyed her home and spread to another building nearby. Officials from the Forest Protection...

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Pachios on the News, with Guest Maine Gubernatorial Candidate Paul LePage

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Preti Flaherty Welcomes Attorneys S. Michael Adams, II; Colin T. Barrett; Thomas J. Druan, Jr.; Nicholas P. Janzen; and Thomas C. LeBlond to the Firm

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce the arrival of attorneys S. Michael Adams, II; Colin T. Barrett; Thomas J. Druan, Jr.; Nicholas P. Janzen; and Thomas C. LeBlond. Mike Adams joins the firm’s Real...

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46 Preti Flaherty Attorneys Selected by Peers for Inclusion in Best Lawyers in America 2023, Including 6 “Lawyers of the Year”

Forty-six Preti Flaherty attorneys have been named to Best Lawyers in America 2023, including three “Ones to Watch” and six “Lawyer of the Year” recipients. Inclusion in Best Lawyers in America is considered a...

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First Circuit Court of Appeals Rules Against Maine Residency Requirements for the Medical Cannabis Industry

The First Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday struck down the Maine law that requires owners of medical cannabis dispensaries to be Maine residents. The Court affirmed a decision from the federal court in...

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Considerations When Terminating a Foreign Worker (H-1B, H-1B1, E-1/E-2, E-3, TN, L-1, O-1)

Terminating an employee is always a difficult decision. Terminating a foreign worker has additional challenges and consequences that must be considered, and employers must ensure they comply with state and federal law. An employer...

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Reminder to Continue to Update Policies and Practices to Reflect Latest COVID-19 Guidance

You might be sick of thinking about COVID-19 but people are still getting sick and employers must take appropriate action to keep the workplace safe. There has been a steady increase this summer in...

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ACC NextGen Starter Brief: Bankruptcy

In order to keep your business running, you rely on suppliers, vendors, and distributors. What if one of those businesses is in financial trouble and may file for bankruptcy? What if they do file...

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Preti Flaherty Welcomes Attorneys Joshua J. Biermann, Laura E. Jensen, and Michael J. Melusky to the Firm

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce the arrival of three new associates to the firm’s Portland office: Joshua J. Biermann, Laura E. Jensen, and Michael J. Melusky. Josh Biermann is a graduate of the...

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55th Annual Transportation Law Institute

The global supply chain has been disrupted by worldwide events over the past few years. No one is immune from the effects of world issues, and this panel, moderated by Preti Flaherty's Daniel Sonneborn...