Biography

Jaclyn is an Associate with Preti Flaherty’s Business Law group, practicing from the firm’s Concord, New Hampshire, office. She focuses her practice on a wide range of matters, including general corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, tax law issues, commercial contracts, and other transactions.

Jaclyn is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire School of Law, where she served as the managing editor of the University of New Hampshire Law Review, worked as a legal resident for the Honorable Andrea K. Johnstone of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire, and gained litigation experience as a summer associate for a large regional law firm. While at UNH, Jaclyn was a member of the Daniel Webster Scholar Honors Program, and was awarded the Yacos Award for her commercial litigation work as a student attorney on a pro bono case through the school’s Consumer and Commercial Law Clinic. Prior to law school, she worked on K Street in Washington, D.C., for both a lobbying firm and the Federal Labor Relations Authority.

A Granite State native, Jaclyn lives in Concord, New Hampshire.

Professional Activities

  • NH Women’s Bar Association Member, 2018
  • Business Litigation Section, Member, New Hampshire Bar, 2018
  • Gender and Equality Committee Member, New Hampshire Bar, 2018
  • Junior Service League of Concord, NH Member, 2018

Honors & Recognition

  • Health Law and Policy Certificate Recipient, University of New Hampshire School of Law, 2018
  • Yacos Award, Consumer and Commercial Law Clinic, University of New Hampshire School of Law, 2018
  • Warren B. Rudman Center Summer Fellow, 2016
  • Doris Monroe Rapee Scholarship, 2016-2017 and 2017-2018

Civic and Charitable Activities

  • Domestic Violence Emergency Project (DOVE) Certified, 2017

Firm Highlights

Publication

Bankruptcy Alert: Significant Implications of the New Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019

Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (H.R. 3311) On August 23, 2019, President Trump signed the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (H.R. 3311) (the “SBRA”) into law.  Lenders should be aware of the...

Event

Ken Rubinstein to Present at Boston Bar Association Brown Bag Lunch

2019 AIA A133 CM at Risk with a Guaranteed Maximum Price – Updates You Should Be Aware Of Ken Rubinstein will present an update on the provisions and implications of the new AIA form...

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...

Event

Tony Manhart and Jason Howe Present Top Ten Construction Contract Tips for ABC of Maine

As part of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Maine Contractor Series, Preti Flaherty attorneys Tony Manhart and Jason Howe will present the Top Ten tips for AIA contracts. ABC is a national association with 72...

Publication

Maine WC Alert: MAE Unit Publishes Guidance on Compliance with Recent Amendments

The Maine Workers’ Compensation Board’s Monitoring, Audit & Enforcement Unit has issued a document to provide guidance on complying with certain recent amendments to the Workers’ Compensation Act in P.L. 2019, c. 344 (LD...

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...

Publication

Maine WC Appellate Division Addresses Refusal of Suitable Work and Notice

The Maine Workers' Compensation Appellate Division recently addressed cases dealing with refusal of suitable work and notice. Both decisions rely heavily on the specific facts of each case. In the context of a refusal...

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...

Publication

Maine WC Alert: Updated Version of Notice of Controversy (WCB-9) Must Be Used Effective February 1, 2020

Following the recent statutory changes to the Workers’ Compensation Act, the Maine Workers’ Compensation Board has updated the language in Box 22 of the Notice of Controversy. This new version should be used as...

News

David B. Van Slyke Named Preti Flaherty Managing Partner

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce that, in a unanimous vote, the firm’s partnership has elected attorney David B. Van Slyke as its incoming Managing Partner. David is one of the preeminent environmental lawyers...