John practices with Preti Flaherty's Litigation and Workers' Compensation Groups from the Portland, Maine, office, where he focuses on regional, national, and international antitrust matters, including commercial and antitrust litigation. He regularly assists clients with defense of workers' compensation claims, insurance issues, and creditor’s rights disputes.
John has represented numerous national insurance companies and group self-insurers before state courts, regulatory agencies, and mediators, and has argued before the Maine Law Court. In addition to his focus on workers’ compensation, his work includes defense of insurance claims, unemployment appeals, collections actions, defense of Federal Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act claims, and self-insurance matters.
Before joining the firm, John served as a law clerk within the Civil Litigation Department of a law firm in Boston, and as an intern with the Worcester County District Attorney's Office in Worcester, Massachusetts. While in law school, he served as Associate Editor and Executive Technical Editor of the New England Journal on Criminal and Civil Confinement.
John is a native of Barrington, Rhode Island, and now lives in Falmouth, Maine, with his wife, Bridget, and son.
- American Bar Association
- Maine State Bar Association
- Cumberland County Bar Association
- Maine Real Estate and Development Association
- Membership and Marketing Committee
Honors & Recognition
- Recognized in 2017 and 2018 as a Rising Star in New England Super Lawyers in the area of Workers Compensation
Civic and Charitable Activities
- Maine Cancer Foundation, Leadership Roundtable