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August 15, 2016

26 Preti Flaherty Attorneys Selected by Peers for Inclusion in Best Lawyers in America 2017

Portland, ME — The peer-reviewed publication Best Lawyers has named twenty-six Preti Flaherty attorneys in their soon-to-be-released 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America®, a highly regarded directory of attorneys and law firms in the United States.

Inclusion in the 2017 edition of Best Lawyers in America® is considered a top honor. Less than three percent of the nation’s lawyers are listed in the guide. Attorneys listed in the publication are chosen by their peers and organized by practice area.

The selected Preti Flaherty attorneys, with their primary locations and practice areas, include:

  • Augusta, ME
    • Anthony W. Buxton, Energy Law
    • Bruce C. Gerrity, Administrative/Regulatory Law; Franchise Law
    • Daniel W. Walker, Government Relations Practice
    • James C. Pitney, Jr., Public Finance Law
    • Joseph G. Donahue, Administrative/Regulatory Law; Communications Law; Energy Law
    • Severin M. Beliveau, Administrative/Regulatory Law; Government Relations Practice
       
  • Concord, NH
    • Daniel P. Luker, Commercial Litigation; Corporate Law
    • John M. Sullivan, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law; Corporate Law
    • Kenneth E. Rubinstein, Construction Law
    • Mark H. Puffer, Municipal Law
    • Peter G. Callaghan, Commercial Litigation
    • Simon C. Leeming, Corporate Law; Real Estate Law
    • William C. Saturley, Legal Malpractice Law (Defendants)
       
  • Portland, ME
    • David B. Van Slyke, Environmental Law; Litigation (Environmental)
    • Eric P. Stauffer, Corporate Law; Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law; Real Estate Law
    • Geoffrey K. Cummings, Employment Law (Individuals)
    • Gregory P. Hansel, Commercial Litigation; Litigation (Securities); Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions (Defendants); Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions (Plaintiffs)
    • Harold C. Pachios, Corporate Law
    • John P. Doyle, Jr., Health Care Law
    • John P. McVeigh, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
    • Jonathan S. Piper, Commercial Litigation; Litigation (First Amendment)
    • Michael G. Messerschmidt, Employment Law (Management); Labor Law (Management); Litigation (Labor and Employment)
    • Nelson J. Larkins, Workers' Compensation Law (Employers)
    • Randall B. Weill, Antitrust Law; Commercial Litigation; Litigation (Antitrust)
    • Sigmund D. Schutz, Appellate Practice; Litigation (Environmental, First Amendment, and Securities)
    • Timothy J. Bryant, Commercial Litigation; Franchise Law
       

The listings by Best Lawyers are based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 25,000 leading attorneys cast almost two million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their specialties, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. The magazine Corporate Counsel has called Best Lawyers, “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”

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