Biography

Kevin is a member of Preti Flaherty’s Environmental and Litigation practice groups in the firm’s Portland, Maine, office. He focuses his practice on a range of matters in the area of environmental law, including advising clients on complex cases in various stages of remedial investigation, discovery and strategy development in connection with third-party allocation processes and Natural Resource Damage Assessments, drafting briefs and dispositive motions, and representing clients before federal, state, and local agencies. He provides informed counsel on matters related to the cleanup of superfund sites through firsthand experience with CERCLA, RCRA, the Clean Water Act, EPCRA, TSCA, and other federal and state environmental statutory and regulatory frameworks.

Kevin is a graduate of Boston College Law School and the University of Vermont Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources. While in law school, he held internships at a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regional office in Boston; the U.S. Department of the Interior; and the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and served as a student attorney in the Administrative Law Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office. Prior to law school, Kevin was involved with fisheries research projects in the Great Lakes Basin and Yellowstone National Park.

Kevin joins Preti Flaherty following four years at a notable national defense law firm in their Portland, Oregon, office.

Honors & Recognition

  • Boston College Law School Excellence in Pro Bono Distinction
  • University of Vermont, Frederic Chu Memorial Dedication to the Natural Resources Award, 2012
  • Dean’s Book Award, 2011

Firm Highlights

Press Coverage

Five Major Norwegian Salmon Companies Agree to $85 Million Settlement in Antitrust Case

Preti Flaherty announced today that a Miami federal Court has granted preliminary approval to an $85 million settlement agreement in an antitrust case involving alleged price fixing of farmed salmon sold in the United...

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Racial Justice Fund Seeks Applications for Second Round of Grants

The Maine Justice Foundation is pleased to announce the second round of grants from the Racial Justice Fund. The Foundation will accept applications for grants of up to $10,000 from June 1-15, 2022. The...

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Court Orders State Police to Reveal More Details About Misconduct by Troopers

Previously concealed records of trooper misconduct by the Maine State Police must be provided in response to public records requests by the press, according to a ruling by Judge William R. Anderson of Penobscot Superior...

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What Are My Options If My H-1B Registration Was Not Selected?

The H-1B nonimmigrant visa category allows employers to sponsor foreign nationals performing work in a “specialty occupation.” This typically requires an offer of employment in a job requiring at least a U.S. bachelor’s degree...

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Maine State Police Announces Restructuring After 3 Weeks of Declining to Share Details

On June 10, the Maine State Police announced plans to reorganize troop deployment and delegation of manpower in line with revised law enforcement priorities. The announcement follows several weeks of secretive posturing and a lack...

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Sixteen Preti Flaherty Attorneys Selected as Chambers USA Leaders in Their Field

Sixteen Preti Flaherty attorneys and six practice groups have been selected for inclusion in the 2022 Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business , the highly regarded directory of leading attorneys and...

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How Does the Collapse of Roe v. Wade Impact Employer Health Plans?

On June 24, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned its prior decisions in  Roe v. Wade  and  Planned Parenthood v. Casey , which held that the U.S. Constitution prohibits states from banning abortion or...

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Primary Round-Up

Primary Round-Up As you are probably aware, primary elections in Maine took place on Tuesday, June 14, and there were a handful that could be significant to the general election outcome in November. Congressional...

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Changes Affecting Employment Authorization for L-2, E, and H-4 Dependent Spouses

On November 12, 2021, USCIS announced that L-2 and E dependent spouses are no longer required to apply for an EAD to work in the United States. Instead, L-2 and E dependent spouses are...

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Preti Flaherty Files Human Trafficking and Forced Labor Lawsuit Against Church of Scientology

Preti Flaherty attorneys Greg Hansel, Shana Solomon, and Ellie Quinby filed a human trafficking and forced labor lawsuit against the Church of Scientology on behalf of three plaintiffs claiming decades of forced labor, intimidation, coercion...