Representative Matters

  • Harold C. Pachios, Chairman of the United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, and Severin M. Beliveau, Honorary Consul of France for Maine and President of the Forum Francophone des Affaires, lead the international law group.
  • Jonathan Piper, former Chair of the Litigation Group, has enjoyed considerable success in conducting international arbitration or litigation for clients from Ireland, Chile and England.
  • Gregory P. Hansel has more than two decades of experience representing domestic and overseas business clients in global litigation, with an emphasis on antitrust and competition law, international arbitration, securities and international trade.
  • Simon Leeming is a native of New Zealand and serves as New Zealand's Honorary Consul to the six New England states.
  • Susan LoGiudice has assisted clients with respect to international mergers and acquisitions (inbound and outbound), outsourcing of product manufacture from China and other countries, international distribution and sales rep agreements, overseas sales of product of U.S. manufacturers (including overseas installations) and international purchasing. She has also advised international clients seeking to establish a U.S. affiliate to provide domestic professional services.
  • Timothy Bryant has assisted clients with projects in Russia, Argentina and Dubai.
  • Attorney Thomas P. Pinansky practices with Preti Flaherty of counsel, and is the senior foreign attorney with the law firm Barun Law in Seoul, Korea.

Firm Highlights

Event

2020 Cannabis Law Breakfast - Winter Update

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2020 Employment Breakfast Series: Strengthening Your Company's Management of Accommodation Requests

For more than 25 years, Preti Flaherty's Employment Law Group has been keeping clients, business partners, and friends up to date on recent developments in employment law. Join us as we continue that tradition...

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2020 Employment Law Series: A Legislative Update for HR Professionals

For more than 25 years, Preti Flaherty's Employment Law Group has been keeping clients, business partners, and friends up to date on recent developments in employment law. Join us as we continue that tradition...

Press Coverage

Maine State Police May Be Spying on You

Police and governments are increasingly turning to new tracking and monitoring methods in their efforts to prevent and record evidence of crimes. A Portland Press Herald investigation examines these expanding law enforcement abilities and the...

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Litigation and Arbitration Venue Provisions in Construction Contracts: When and How They Work

Venue and choice-of-law provisions are fairly standard in construction contacts, but can be overlooked due to their location within a contract. When drafted effectively, these provisions can help limit uncertainty about where and how...

News

Preti Flaherty Attorney Benjamin S. Piper Promoted to Partner

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce that the firm’s partnership has named attorney Benjamin S. Piper as a partner. Ben is a member of the firm's Environmental, Litigation, and Media Law Practice Groups and works...

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ConsensusDocs vs. AIA - Which Contract Is Best for Contractors?

Choosing the right contract is essential to protecting your rights as a contractor. AIA Contracts have long been the industry standard, but Consensus Docs are fast becoming a reasonable option. In this article, Nathan...

Press Coverage

Bangor superintendent blocked BDN reporter on Twitter after critical news coverage

In an apparent violation of the First Amendment, Bangor schools superintendent Betsy Webb temporarily blocked a journalist on Twitter following a report that news of a student suicide was announced over the loudspeaker at...

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The Potential of the Blockchain for Asset Protection Planning

While many legal scholars focus on the challenges and complications seemingly inherent to blockchain and cryptocurrency, others look past the fear and see potential. In this article for Cumberland Law Review , Ian Huyett and Brian Quirk...

News

Preti Flaherty Welcomes Government Relations Liaison Andrew I. Roth-Wells to the Firm

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce that Andrew I. Roth-Wells has joined the firm as a Government Relations Liaison. Andrew will help manage legislative and regulatory advocacy efforts for the firm’s Government Affairs Team...