Attorney Openings

Litigation Associate

Concord, NH

Preti Flaherty seeks an associate to join its fast-growing and dynamic Litigation Practice Group based out of either its Portland, ME, Concord, NH, or Boston, MA office.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 2-4 years of legal experience
  • Strong academic credentials
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Clerkship (encouraged but not a requirement)
  • The ability to excel in a fast paced, challenging work environment

Preti Flaherty is a full-service law firm with more than 100 attorneys and offices in ME, NH, MA and D.C. This position offers a competitive salary, incentive bonuses, a generous benefits package, flexible work arrangements, robust IT support, a full service marketing and business development team, a professional development program for associates and a collegial working environment.

To apply, please email cover letter, resume and list of references to Mary Johnston at:[email protected]

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:Preti Flaherty employees are required to show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved exemption as an accommodation for a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief under the Firm’s Vaccination Policy.

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Litigation Associate

Portland, ME

Preti Flaherty seeks an associate to join its fast-growing and dynamic Litigation Practice Group based out of either its Portland, ME, Concord, NH, or Boston, MA office.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 2-4 years of legal experience
  • Strong academic credentials
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Clerkship (encouraged but not a requirement)
  • The ability to excel in a fast paced, challenging work environment

Preti Flaherty is a full-service law firm with more than 100 attorneys and offices in ME, NH, MA and D.C. This position offers a competitive salary, incentive bonuses, a generous benefits package, flexible work arrangements, robust IT support, a full service marketing and business development team, a professional development program for associates and a collegial working environment.

To apply, please email cover letter, resume and list of references to Mary Johnston at:[email protected]

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:Preti Flaherty employees are required to show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved exemption as an accommodation for a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief under the Firm’s Vaccination Policy.

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Energy Attorney

Augusta, ME

Preti Flaherty is a diverse law firm with more than 100 attorneys and offices in ME, NH, MA and D.C. Preti Flaherty is seeking a full-time entry-level Associate to join the Energy and Telecommunications practice group in the Portland or Augusta, ME office.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Top academic credentials;
  • A demonstrated interest in energy law, public utilities and FERC matters, and energy project development;
  • Massachusetts or Maine bar admission; and
  • A comfort with solving complex analytical problems with legal implications, strong communication skills, an entrepreneurial mentality, and the ability to work efficiently on a variety of complex projects.

Duties:

  • Assist on regulatory proceedings under the supervision of senior associates and partners;
  • Conduct in-depth legal research and rigorous legal analysis;
  • Draft a variety of simple regulatory filings;
  • Interact with sophisticated clients;
  • Track legislation and rulemakings, analyze impacts, and assist with drafting responsive advocacy materials;
  • Monitor stakeholder in resource planning meetings; and
  • Track energy market trends in New England.

Please apply online by submitting a cover letter, resume, and writing sample of no more than ten pages to Mary Johnston, Recruitment Coordinator at: [email protected].

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Preti Flaherty employees are required to show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved exemption as an accommodation for a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief under the Firm’s Vaccination Policy.

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Energy Attorney

Boston, MA

Preti Flaherty is a diverse law firm with more than 100 attorneys and offices in ME, NH, MA and D.C. Preti Flaherty is seeking a full-time mid-level or senior-level Associate to join the Energy and Telecommunications practice group in the Boston, MA office.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Top academic credentials;
  • 2-4+ years of experience in energy law, public utilities commissions and/or FERC proceedings, and energy project development transactions;
  • Familiarity with proceedings and practice before state or federal public utility regulatory agencies is a plus;
  • Massachusetts or Maine bar admission; and
  • A comfort with solving complex analytical problems with legal implications, strong communication skills, an entrepreneurial mentality, and the ability to work efficiently on a variety of complex projects.

Duties:

  • Manage regulatory proceedings under the supervision of partners;
  • Conduct in-depth legal research and rigorous legal analysis;
  • Draft a variety of simple and complex regulatory filings;
  • Conduct due diligence and provide counsel on energy-related transactions;
  • Interact regularly with sophisticated clients;
  • Track legislation and rulemakings, analyze impacts, and draft responsive advocacy materials;
  • Participate as a stakeholder in resource planning meetings; and
  • Track energy market trends in New England.

Please apply online by submitting a cover letter, resume, and writing sample of no more than ten pages to Mary Johnston, Recruitment Coordinator at: [email protected].

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Preti Flaherty employees are required to show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved exemption as an accommodation for a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief under the Firm’s Vaccination Policy.

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Energy Attorney

Portland, ME

Preti Flaherty is a diverse law firm with more than 100 attorneys and offices in ME, NH, MA and D.C. Preti Flaherty is seeking a full-time entry-level Associate to join the Energy and Telecommunications practice group in the Portland or Augusta, ME office.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Top academic credentials;
  • A demonstrated interest in energy law, public utilities and FERC matters, and energy project development;
  • Massachusetts or Maine bar admission; and
  • A comfort with solving complex analytical problems with legal implications, strong communication skills, an entrepreneurial mentality, and the ability to work efficiently on a variety of complex projects.

Duties:

  • Assist on regulatory proceedings under the supervision of senior associates and partners;
  • Conduct in-depth legal research and rigorous legal analysis;
  • Draft a variety of simple regulatory filings;
  • Interact with sophisticated clients;
  • Track legislation and rulemakings, analyze impacts, and assist with drafting responsive advocacy materials;
  • Monitor stakeholder in resource planning meetings; and
  • Track energy market trends in New England.

Please apply online by submitting a cover letter, resume, and writing sample of no more than ten pages to Mary Johnston, Recruitment Coordinator at: [email protected].

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Preti Flaherty employees are required to show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved exemption as an accommodation for a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief under the Firm’s Vaccination Policy.

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Antitrust Litigation Associate

Portland, ME

Preti Flaherty is a full-service law firm with more than 100 attorneys and offices in ME, NH, MA and D.C. We are currently seeking an antitrust litigation associate to join our Portland, ME or Boston, MA office.

A candidate must have:

  • Top academic credentials;
  • Clerkship (preferred);
  • 3+ years of litigation experience;
  • Specific experience and knowledge base in antitrust and competition law and litigation, including class actions;
  • Ability to work well with others in handling high-stakes cases in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to handle independently the full range of legal work, including client relations, research and writing, courtroom advocacy, fact investigation and case development, negotiation, and depositions (periodic travel will be required);
  • Experience with ESI platforms;
  • Curiosity, integrity, passion for the law, entrepreneurial spirit, and resilience; and
  • Trial experience (preferred).

Preti Flaherty offers a competitive salary, incentive bonuses, a generous benefits package, and a collaborative working environment. Please email cover letter and resume to Mary Johnston, Recruitment Coordinator at:[email protected].

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Preti Flaherty employees are required to show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved exemption as an accommodation for a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief under the Firm’s Vaccination Policy.

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Antitrust Litigation Associate

Boston, MA

Preti Flaherty is a full-service law firm with more than 100 attorneys and offices in ME, NH, MA and D.C. We are currently seeking an antitrust litigation associate to join our Portland, ME or Boston, MA office.

A candidate must have:

  • Top academic credentials;
  • Clerkship (preferred);
  • 3+ years of litigation experience;
  • Specific experience and knowledge base in antitrust and competition law and litigation, including class actions;
  • Ability to work well with others in handling high-stakes cases in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to handle independently the full range of legal work, including client relations, research and writing, courtroom advocacy, fact investigation and case development, negotiation, and depositions (periodic travel will be required);
  • Experience with ESI platforms;
  • Curiosity, integrity, passion for the law, entrepreneurial spirit, and resilience; and
  • Trial experience (preferred).

Preti Flaherty offers a competitive salary, incentive bonuses, a generous benefits package, and a collaborative working environment. Please email cover letter and resume to Mary Johnston, Recruitment Coordinator at:[email protected].

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Preti Flaherty employees are required to show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved exemption as an accommodation for a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief under the Firm’s Vaccination Policy.

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Litigation/Construction Attorney

Concord, NH

Preti Flaherty is a full-service law firm with more than 100 attorneys and offices in ME, NH, MA and D.C. We are seeking a mid-level or senior associate to work in our Construction and Litigation Practice Groups in either of the firm’s Boston, MA or Concord, NH offices.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in a sophisticated litigation practice;
  • An excellent academic record and exceptional written and oral communication skills;
  • Construction litigation and/or experience in Massachusetts is desirable, but not required;
  • Practical experience in construction and/or engineering is also desirable, but not required.

The position offers an excellent opportunity to assume significant responsibility and hands-on experience in a collaborative, sophisticated and team-oriented work environment. We are looking for someone who is highly motivated and has the ability to work both independently and as part of a larger team.

Preti Flaherty offers a competitive salary, incentive bonuses, a generous benefits package, and a collegial working environment. Please email cover letter and resume to Mary Johnston, Recruitment Coordinator at: [email protected].

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:Preti Flaherty employees are required to show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved exemption as an accommodation for a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief under the Firm’s Vaccination Policy.

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Litigation/Construction Attorney

Boston, MA

Preti Flaherty is a full-service law firm with more than 100 attorneys and offices in ME, NH, MA and D.C. We are seeking a mid-level or senior associate to work in our Construction and Litigation Practice Groups in either of the firm’s Boston, MA or Concord, NH offices.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in a sophisticated litigation practice;
  • An excellent academic record and exceptional written and oral communication skills;
  • Construction litigation and/or experience in Massachusetts is desirable, but not required;
  • Practical experience in construction and/or engineering is also desirable, but not required.

The position offers an excellent opportunity to assume significant responsibility and hands-on experience in a collaborative, sophisticated and team-oriented work environment. We are looking for someone who is highly motivated and has the ability to work both independently and as part of a larger team.

Preti Flaherty offers a competitive salary, incentive bonuses, a generous benefits package, and a collegial working environment. Please email cover letter and resume to Mary Johnston, Recruitment Coordinator at: [email protected].

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Preti Flaherty employees are required to show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved exemption as an accommodation for a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief under the Firm’s Vaccination Policy.

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Real Estate / Leasing / Commercial Financing Attorney

Portland, ME

Preti Flaherty is a full-service law firm with more than 100 attorneys and offices in ME, NH, MA and D.C. We are currently seeking an experienced attorney to work in our dynamic and growing Real Estate and Finance Practice Group in our Portland, ME office.

A candidate must have:

  • Top academic credentials;
  • 3-6 years’ experience in commercial real estate transactions;
  • Specific experience negotiating real estate purchase agreements and commercial leases;
  • Additional experience with commercial loans, condominium development, bond work, title examinations, and title insurance preferred; and
  • ME bar admission.
  • Portable books of business are favorable, but not necessary

Preti Flaherty offers a competitive salary, incentive bonuses, a generous benefits package, and a collegial working environment. Please email cover letter and resume to Mary Johnston, Recruitment Coordinator at: [email protected].

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Preti Flaherty employees are required to show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved exemption as an accommodation for a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief under the Firm’s Vaccination Policy.

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Commercial Lending/Real Estate Associate Attorney

Concord, NH

Preti Flaherty is a full-service law firm with more than 100 attorneys and offices in ME, NH, MA and D.C. We are currently seeking an Associate Attorney to work in our dynamic and growing Business Law Practice Group in our Concord, NH office.

A candidate must have:

  • Top academic credentials;
  • 4-6 years’ experience in commercial lending and commercial real estate acquisitions/development/financing;
  • Specific experience closing commercial loan and real estate transactions;
  • Additional experience with land use and permitting matters, title examinations, and title insurance preferred; and
  • NH and/or MA bar admission.

Preti Flaherty offers a competitive salary, incentive bonuses, a generous benefits package, and a collegial working environment. Please email cover letter and resume to Mary Johnston, Recruitment Coordinator at: [email protected].

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Preti Flaherty employees are required to show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved exemption as an accommodation for a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief under the Firm’s Vaccination Policy.

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Environmental Associate

Concord, NH

Preti Flaherty is a full-service, growing law firm with more than 100 attorneys and offices in ME, NH, MA and D.C. We are currently seeking an attorney with a strong interest in environmental law to work in our dynamic, growing Environmental Practice Group from either Portland, Maine or Concord, NH.

Preti Flaherty offers a competitive salary, incentive bonuses, a generous benefits package, and a collegial working environment. Please email cover letter, resume (include college and law school GPA and class ranking), writing sample, transcript and list of references to Mary Johnston, Recruitment Coordinator at: [email protected]

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:Preti Flaherty employees are required to show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved exemption as an accommodation for a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief under the Firm’s Vaccination Policy.

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Environmental Associate

Portland, ME

Preti Flaherty is a full-service, growing law firm with more than 100 attorneys and offices in ME, NH, MA and D.C. We are currently seeking an attorney with a strong interest in environmental law to work in our dynamic, growing Environmental Practice Group from either Portland, Maine or Concord, NH.

Preti Flaherty offers a competitive salary, incentive bonuses, a generous benefits package, and a collegial working environment. Please email cover letter, resume (include college and law school GPA and class ranking), writing sample, transcript and list of references to Mary Johnston, Recruitment Coordinator at: [email protected]

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Preti Flaherty employees are required to show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved exemption as an accommodation for a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief under the Firm’s Vaccination Policy.

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Intellectual Property – Lateral

Boston, MA

Preti Flaherty is a full-service, growing law firm with more than 100 attorneys and offices in ME, NH, MA and D.C. We are currently seeking an Intellectual Property Attorney to work in our dynamic growing Intellectual Property Practice Group in our Boston, MA office.

A candidate must have:

  • Top academic credentials
  • 4+ years’ experience in Patent law
  • Portable book of business.

Preti Flaherty offers a competitive salary, incentive bonuses, a generous benefits package, and a collegial working environment. Please email cover letter, resume (include college and law school GPA and class ranking), writing sample, transcript and list of references to Mary Johnston, Recruitment Coordinator at: [email protected].

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Preti Flaherty employees are required to show proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved exemption as an accommodation for a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief under the Firm’s Vaccination Policy.

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Firm Highlights

Press Coverage

Court Orders State Police to Reveal More Details About Misconduct by Troopers

Previously concealed records of trooper misconduct by the Maine State Police must be provided in response to public records requests by the press, according to a ruling by Judge William R. Anderson of Penobscot Superior...

Event

2022 Maine Employment Law Summit

Join Us for the Return of Preti Flaherty's Annual Employment Law Summit! After two years away due to the pandemic, we've been thinking a lot about how office environments have changed during that time...

Publication

Primary Round-Up

Primary Round-Up As you are probably aware, primary elections in Maine took place on Tuesday, June 14, and there were a handful that could be significant to the general election outcome in November. Congressional...

News

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...

Publication

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...

News

Attorney Severin Beliveau Selected by Peers as “Lawyer of the Year” in Best Lawyers in America 2023

Preti Flaherty attorney Severin M. Beliveau has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2023 as the “Lawyer of the Year” in the field of Government Relations Practice. Inclusion in Best Lawyers in America is...

News

Attorney Daniel Bourque Selected by Peers as “Lawyer of the Year” in Best Lawyers in America 2023

Preti Flaherty attorney Daniel J. Bourque has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2023 as the “Lawyer of the Year” in the field of Trademark Law. Inclusion in Best Lawyers in America is...

Press Coverage

Maine State Police Announces Restructuring After 3 Weeks of Declining to Share Details

On June 10, the Maine State Police announced plans to reorganize troop deployment and delegation of manpower in line with revised law enforcement priorities. The announcement follows several weeks of secretive posturing and a lack...

Press Coverage

Five Major Norwegian Salmon Companies Agree to $85 Million Settlement in Antitrust Case

Preti Flaherty announced today that a Miami federal Court has granted preliminary approval to an $85 million settlement agreement in an antitrust case involving alleged price fixing of farmed salmon sold in the United...

Publication

How Does the Collapse of Roe v. Wade Impact Employer Health Plans?

On June 24, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned its prior decisions in  Roe v. Wade  and  Planned Parenthood v. Casey , which held that the U.S. Constitution prohibits states from banning abortion or...