Biography

Ethan is a member of Preti Flaherty’s Environmental Practice Group in the firm’s Portland office. He provides clients with counsel on a variety of complex issues related to environmental law, including researching federal enforcement actions, case law, and relevant legislation; discovery requests, analysis, and responses; drafting documents and filing motions with courts; and negotiating settlement agreements.

Ethan is a graduate of Vermont Law School and Colby College. While at Colby, Ethan spent a semester directing research on natural resource management and sustainable development at The School of Field Studies Center for Sustainable Development in Costa Rica and was an intern at NASA in New York. While in law school, Ethan held a clerkship at the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources in the Enforcement and Litigation Division and was a student clinician at the Vermont Law School Environmental Advocacy Clinic. Prior to joining Preti Flaherty, Ethan was a clerk at the Yellowstone County District Court in Billings, Montana.

Ethan lives in Windham, Maine.

Firm Highlights

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Attorney Erin K. Naylon Joins Preti Flaherty’s Corporate and M&A Practice Group

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce that attorney Erin K. Naylon has joined the firm’s Corporate and M&A Practice Group, working in the Portland, Maine office. Erin is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School...

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Attorney David Van Slyke Named to 2023 Lawdragon Green 500: Leaders in Environmental Law

For the second time, Preti Flaherty Managing Partner David Van Slyke has been recognized by the esteemed legal publication Lawdragon as an elite practitioner in the field of environmental law. He is the only...

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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...

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Dan Sonneborn to Present Webinar on Carmack Amendment Defenses for the Transportation Lawyers Association

On Tuesday, February 28, 2023, Preti Flaherty Attorney Dan Sonneborn will present the webinar "The Best Offense… Is a Good Defense? Using Exceptions to Swallow the Rule: The Nuts and Bolts of Carmack Amendment...

Press Coverage

Judge Hears Arguments in Case Alleging NHPR Defamed Former NH Drug Recovery Leader

Preti Flaherty Media Law attorney Sig Schutz is defending New Hampshire Public Radio’s First Amendment interests in a pending defamation case brought by the founder and former owner of New Hampshire-based Granite Recovery Centers. On...

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Dan Sonneborn to Present at Trucking Industry Defense Association 2023 Cargo Seminar

Preti Flaherty attorney Dan Sonneborn will be a speaker at the Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA) 2023 Cargo Seminar in Phoenix, Arizona, presenting on the topic of defending cargo claims concerning perishable goods and the Food...

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Maine Workers’ Compensation New Year Update 2023

The new year brings proposed legislation, an update to the Medical Fee Schedule, and two recent decisions from the Appellate Division. Proposed Legislation Workers’ compensation bill LD 53 (HP 28) would amend 39-A M.R.S.A...

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FTC Proposes New Rule Impacting Legality of Non-Compete Agreements

Background Over the last several years, non-compete agreements, which prevent workers from joining a competitor or starting a competing business for a time after separating from employment, have become less common as states enact...

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Preti Flaherty Announces Attorneys Kristy Abraham and Mariana Baron Promoted to Partner

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce that the firm’s partnership has named two new partners: Kristy Abraham and Mariana Baron. Both attorneys stand out as distinguished practitioners in the field of corporate law and...

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What to Expect When You're Expecting: Two New Federal Laws Expand Workplace Rights and Protections for Pregnant and Nursing Employees

On December 29, 2022, President Biden signed two (2) bills into law that expand workplace protections for pregnant and nursing employees—the  Pregnant Workers Fairness Act  (the "PWFA") and the  Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for...