Staff Openings

At Preti Flaherty, our career tracks offer you the chance to work in a leading law firm known for helping some of the region’s most successful companies grow and thrive.

Our professionals enjoy a diverse, collaborative work environment consisting of five offices, and work side-by-side with over 100 attorneys. We believe in thinking differently, and so all staff members are encouraged to offer ideas to help serve our clients better.

We work hard, but also enjoy what we do. And that kind of effort pays off at Preti Flaherty. Our staff is rewarded with a competitive compensation plan and excellent benefits. If you’re ready for challenging, innovative work, we encourage you to consider joining us.

Professional, non-legal career tracks include:

  • Administrative
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Paralegal
  • Secretarial

Current Openings

Legal Assistant - Business Law Group

Augusta, ME

At Preti Flaherty, our career tracks offer you the chance to work in a leading law firm known for helping some of the region’s most successful companies grow and thrive. Our professionals enjoy a diverse, collaborative work environment across three states (Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts) with over one hundred attorneys. We believe in thinking differently, and so all staff members are encouraged to offer ideas to help serve our clients better.

Preti Flaherty is seeking a Legal Assistant to support attorneys in the firm’s Business Law Group located in our Augusta, ME office. In addition to a high level of technological proficiency, the successful candidate should be organized, a self-starter, with the ability to work in a team environment as well as work independently. In addition, the candidate should have excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and be highly attentive to detail.

This full-time position offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package which includes health/dental, life and disability insurances, paid time off, paid holidays and retirement benefits. Please send cover letter and resume to [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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Office Services Clerk

Portland, ME

Preti Flaherty is seeking to hire a full-time motivated individual to work in its Service Center and with its Office Services Team in it’s Portland, Maine office. The successful candidate will be energetic, motivated, responsible and congenial.

Typical duties include:

  • Daily mail pickup from and delivery to the post office
  • Daily sorting and scanning of mail
  • Daily processing of UPS and FedEx packages
  • Daily morning and afternoon errands (within ½ mile walking distance of office)
  • Completion of photocopying or scanning projects as requested by attorneys and staff
  • Ordering and stocking supplies
  • Moving and occasional assembly of small office furniture and equipment 
  • Conference room set-ups for meetings and events
  • Data entry
  • Other duties as directed

Requirements:

  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks to ensure timely completion of all projects
  • Decent computer skills; proficiency with Microsoft Office is preferred
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • Capable of lifting 50lbs +/- multiple times daily
  • Ability to operate copy machines and document scanners
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team

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]

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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Legal Assistant – Litigation Group

Portland, ME

At Preti Flaherty, our career tracks offer you the chance to work in a leading law firm known for helping some of the region’s most successful companies grow and thrive. Our professionals enjoy a diverse, collaborative work environment across three states (Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts) with over one hundred attorneys. We believe in thinking differently, and so all staff members are encouraged to offer ideas to help serve our clients better.

Preti Flaherty is seeking a Legal Assistant to support attorneys in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group located in our Portland, ME office. In addition to a high level of technological proficiency, the successful candidate should be organized, a self-starter, with the ability to work in a team environment as well as work independently. In addition, the candidate should have excellent oral and written communication skills, the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and be highly attentive to detail.

This full-time position offers a competitive salary and generous benefits package which includes health/dental, life and disability insurances, paid time off, paid holidays and retirement benefits. Please send cover letter and resume to[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 Paralegal

Portland, ME

Preti Flaherty is seeking an experienced Litigation Paralegal to join its Litigation Practice Group in the Portland, Maine, office. The position requires excellent communications skills and a high level of technological proficiency, including the use of document management and trial presentation software systems.  Advanced trial and/or testimonial administrative hearing experience is required. 

This full-time position offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Please send cover letter and resume to [email protected].

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.  Preti Flaherty employees are required, as a condition of employment, to show proof of their Covid-19 vaccination or their eligibility for a medical or religious exemption under the Firm’s Vaccination Policy.

Firm Highlights

Publication

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...

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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...

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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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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

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...

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...

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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...

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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...

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...

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...