Biography

Kevin is a member of Preti Flaherty’s Environmental Practice Group 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

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Attorney Shana Solomon Recognized by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly "Top Women of Law" 2022

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce that attorney Shana Solomon has been recognized by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as part of the publication’s “Top Women of Law” list for 2022. Shana is a trial lawyer...

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Preti Flaherty Supports Nationally Recognized Investigative Reporting

Preti Flaherty has been recognized for supporting an award-winning investigative Journalism in Maine.  The non-profit  Maine Monitor  published a nationally recognized series titled “Eavesdropping in Maine Jails” revealing widespread recording of  phone calls between jail...

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Courts Could Throw State Marijuana Markets into Disarray

Over the past two decades, 37 states have legalized the production and/or sale of marijuana in some form. However, due to a lack of federal action, interstate commerce is still considered illegal and barred...

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Portland Referenda and Legislative Leadership Update

In addition to all the state and national legislative races that were (mostly) decided by Wednesday morning, there were also 13 referendum questions on the Portland municipal ballot and one in Bar Harbor of...

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Preti Flaherty Continues Year of Remarkable Growth with Addition of Five New Attorneys

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce the arrival of five new Associates to the firm: Scott A. DeLong, Christopher S. Knight, Kijana Plenderleith, Harper A. Weissburg, and Joshua D. Williams. In our Portland, Maine, office...

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New EEOC Poster Requirement and Guidance on Notice-Posting in Hybrid Workplaces

The U.S. Equal Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently updated the “EEO is the Law” poster and replaced it with a new one: “ Know Your Rights: Workplace Discrimination is Illegal .” The new poster was...

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November 2022 Election Update

Maine State House Most of us who are obsessed with electoral politics expected a tight Gubernatorial race and, if not changes in control of the House or Senate, much closer margins between the majority...

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Another Reminder to Update Policies and Procedures to Reflect Latest COVID-19 Guidance

We  last updated you in early August  regarding the latest COVID-19 quarantine and isolation guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”).  Cold and flu season is now upon us, and experts are...

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Court Rules Portland Rents Are Public Information, Not Trade Secrets

Rental information is public information and not protected from public record requests under the Maine Trade Secrets Act, according to a recent ruling by Justice Thomas R. McKeon of the Maine Business and Consumer Court. The...

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U.S. News – Best Lawyers Ranks Preti Flaherty Among 2023 Best Law Firms

Preti Flaherty has been named among the 2023 Best Law Firms by the U.S. News – Best Lawyers rankings. To be eligible for ranking, a law firm must have at least one attorney named...