Biography

Emily practices with Preti Flaherty’s Business Law group from the firm’s Portland office. Her practice focuses primarily on corporate law, with an emphasis in tax, and a broad range of transactional law matters, including entity formation, mergers and acquisitions, contract issues, and estate planning. She also works with nonprofit organizations with respect to tax matters and general operations issues.

Emily is a graduate of Pepperdine School of Law, where she served as a member of the Pepperdine Law Review. She has a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from Loyola University of New Orleans. Prior to law school, she interned with wealth management groups and an accounting firm. She is the recipient of the Kenneth R. Clegg Award for Excellence for attaining the highest overall score and the Laurie A. Gibson Award for the highest essay score on the Maine Bar Exam.

Emily currently lives in Portland with her partner, Doug.

Honors & Recognition

  • Kenneth R. Clegg Award for Excellence, 2016
  • Laurie A. Gibson Award, 2016

Firm Highlights

News

Preti Flaherty Attorneys Jason Howe and Emily White Help Advance Massive $59 Million Development Complex In Seacoast

The Kittery Planning Board has given final approval to a $59 million mixed-use residential development off Interstate 95, a project that has been in the works for several years. Preti Flaherty attorneys Jason Howe...

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FAME Maine Seed Tax Credit Program

In connection with emergency legislation approved on March 18, 2020, certain changes were made to the Maine Seed Tax Credit Program with respect to investments made on or after April 1, 2020. The changes...

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Update on Families First Coronavirus Response Bill—Payroll Taxes and Tax Credits

As discussed in our recent update , the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the “Act”), which is expected to take effect on taking effect April 1, 2020 according to recent Department of Labor guidance...

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COVID-19 and 401(k) Plans—Ability to Suspend Employer Contributions

As a result of the COVID-19 epidemic, many employers are looking to conserve cash in order to continue operations.  Some may wonder whether they can suspend employer contributions to 401(k) plans. Suspension of contributions...

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Preti Flaherty Announces its COVID-19 Financial Relief Evaluation and Selection Tool

This Analysis of COVID-19 Financial Advice is effective as of 5PM on Friday, April 3, 2020.  THE INFORMATION SET FORTH BELOW IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE as Treasury Guidelines and other authorities emerge from the...