Attorney Openings

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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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 who will be completing a federal or state clerkship to join its fast-growing and dynamic Litigation Practice Group in its Portland, ME office.

In addition to the clerkship, the ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong academic credentials
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • 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/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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Energy Attorney

Portland, ME; 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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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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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;
  • 5+ 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;
  • 5+ 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 Partner

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 extensive IP experience and expertise and a substantial 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

Publication

Another Reminder to Update Policies and Procedures to Reflect Latest COVID-19 Guidance

We  last updated you in early August  regarding the latest COVID-19 quarantine and isolation guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”).  Cold and flu season is now upon us, and experts are...

Press Coverage

Preti Flaherty Supports Nationally Recognized Investigative Reporting

Preti Flaherty has been recognized for supporting an award-winning investigative Journalism in Maine.  The non-profit  Maine Monitor  published a nationally recognized series titled “Eavesdropping in Maine Jails” revealing widespread recording of  phone calls between jail...

News

U.S. News – Best Lawyers Ranks Preti Flaherty Among 2023 Best Law Firms

Preti Flaherty has been named among the 2023 Best Law Firms by the U.S. News – Best Lawyers rankings. To be eligible for ranking, a law firm must have at least one attorney named...

Press Coverage

Court Rules Portland Rents Are Public Information, Not Trade Secrets

Rental information is public information and not protected from public record requests under the Maine Trade Secrets Act, according to a recent ruling by Justice Thomas R. McKeon of the Maine Business and Consumer Court. The...

News

Attorney Shana Solomon Recognized by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly "Top Women of Law" 2022

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce that attorney Shana Solomon has been recognized by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as part of the publication’s “Top Women of Law” list for 2022. Shana is a trial lawyer...

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Portland Referenda and Legislative Leadership Update

In addition to all the state and national legislative races that were (mostly) decided by Wednesday morning, there were also 13 referendum questions on the Portland municipal ballot and one in Bar Harbor of...

News

Preti Flaherty Continues Year of Remarkable Growth with Addition of Five New Attorneys

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce the arrival of five new Associates to the firm: Scott A. DeLong, Christopher S. Knight, Kijana Plenderleith, Harper A. Weissburg, and Joshua D. Williams. In our Portland, Maine, office...

Press Coverage

Courts Could Throw State Marijuana Markets into Disarray

Over the past two decades, 37 states have legalized the production and/or sale of marijuana in some form. However, due to a lack of federal action, interstate commerce is still considered illegal and barred...

Publication

New EEOC Poster Requirement and Guidance on Notice-Posting in Hybrid Workplaces

The U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently updated the “EEO is the Law” poster and replaced it with a new one: “ Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal .” The new poster was...

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November 2022 Election Update

Maine State House Most of us who are obsessed with electoral politics expected a tight Gubernatorial race and, if not changes in control of the House or Senate, much closer margins between the majority...