Current Openings

Commercial Lending/Real Estate Associate Attorney

Concord, NH

Preti Flaherty is a diverse 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 an ideal working environment. Please email cover letter and resume to Mary Johnston, Recruitment Coordinator at: [email protected].

Litigation Associate

Portland, ME

Preti Flaherty is a diverse, growing law firm with more than 100 attorneys and offices in ME, NH, MA and D.C. We are currently seeking a litigation associate to join our Portland, ME office. A candidate must have:

  • 3+ years of legal experience
  • Clerkship (preferred)

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

Environmental Attorney

Portland, ME; Concord, NH

Preti Flaherty is a diverse, 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 that is ideally 1-4 years out of law school to work in our dynamic, growing Environmental Practice Group.

Preti Flaherty offers a competitive salary, incentive bonuses, a generous benefits package, and an ideal 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]

Corporate Paralegal

Portland, ME

Preti Flaherty is seeking a full-time Corporate Paralegal to be part of an energized team of lawyers and paralegals. This is a fast-paced position in our thriving Business Law Group. In addition to a high level of technological proficiency, the successful candidate will have excellent communication, time management, multi-tasking abilities and organizational skills. Experience with Workshare, Microsoft Office and adobe is preferred.

Duties:

  • Engage with entity types and monitor and perform compliance tasks
  • Draft governing documents
  • UCC filings, searches, annual reporting, etc.
  • Create and maintain corporate/company records and record books
  • Research, analyze and apply statute and regulatory rules.
  • Assist clients with identifying needs
  • Develop and deploy organizational strategies; maintain large databases with privileged information.
  • Standard legal office duties, including: credit card reconciliation, time entry, e-mail archiving, filing, document control, set up and review billing accounts, and additional admin.
  • Applying for EINs and doing other IRS tax classification applications and state tax registrations

Desired Skills:

Critical thinking; comfort with ambiguity; willingness to cover for other people/practice areas; work independently and self-motivate; strong oral and written communication skills; to identify and resolve or escalate potential issues efficiently.

This position offers a competitive salary and benefits package including health/dental insurance, 401K options, vacation and sick time, paid holidays, etc. Please submit your cover letter and resume to: [email protected]

Labor and Employment Attorney – Lateral

Portland, ME

Preti Flaherty is a diverse, growing law firm with more than 100 attorneys and offices in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Washington, DC.  We are currently seeking a mid-level associate to join our dynamic Employment Law Practice Group in our Portland, Maine office.

A candidate should meet the following requirements:

  • 4 to 6 years of legal experience
  • Experience in employment litigation and risk management counseling
  • Labor experience a plus
  • Judicial clerkship experience a plus

PretiFlaherty offers a competitive salary, incentive bonuses, a generous benefits package, and an ideal working environment.  Please e-mail cover letter, resume and list of references to Mary Johnston at: [email protected].           

Intellectual Property – Lateral

Boston, MA

Preti Flaherty is a diverse, 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 an ideal 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].

Firm Highlights

Publication

Maine Workers’ Compensation Appellate Division Update - November 2021

Below are two recent and interesting Maine Workers’ Compensation Appellate Division decisions. The first  deals with the compensability of injuries sustained in employer-sponsored athletic events. The second deals with the referral of an employee...

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

Preti Flaherty Welcomes Attorneys Samuel Burgess and Ethan Johnson to the Firm

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce the arrival of attorneys Samuel L. Burgess and Ethan F. Johnson. Sam Burgess joins the firm as an Associate in the Litigation Practice Group, practicing from the Concord...

Publication

Not So Fast: OSHA’s ETS in Limbo While Challenges Play Out

Over the weekend, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals temporarily blocked the emergency mandatory vaccine and testing regulations published in place by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).  As of November 9, 2021...

News

U.S. News – Best Lawyers Ranks Preti Flaherty Among 2022 Best Law Firms

Preti Flaherty has been named among the 2022 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...

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...

News

Preti Flaherty Recognized as 2020 Top Law Firm by Antitrust Annual Report

Preti Flaherty has been recognized by the Antitrust Annual Report as a Top Antitrust Law Firm for 2020. Established in 2018, the Antitrust Annual Report is produced in partnership with the University of San...

Publication

How to Create Authentic Social Media Content

Preti Flaherty attorney Bodie Colwell has authored an article for Mainebiz on the how social media can help a company define its brand, the power of authenticity to engage your audience, and tips for starting to build a social media...

Publication

OSHA Issues Long-Awaited Vaccination Rule for Large Employers

After waiting with bated breath for nearly two (2) months, employers will finally have access to OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), which is scheduled for publication in the Federal Register on November 5, 2021...

Press Coverage

Maine Newspapers Fight Anonymous Testimony in Lawsuit Challenging Vaccine Mandate

A group of newspapers in Portland, Lewiston, Augusta, and Waterville, represented by Preti Flaherty attorney Sigmund Schutz, have filed a motion in federal court requesting the identity of nine healthcare workers seeking religious exemption from the state's...