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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Solving Problems During the Construction Process

Understanding the variety of construction contracts available and the specifics of each is essential for protecting your project and legal interests. At this interactive Half Moon Seminars webinar, Preti Flaherty attorney John Cronan will...

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Maine Becomes Seventh State to Enact Uniform Public Expression Protection Act (UPEPA)

Maine is now the latest state to enact the Uniform Public Expression Protection Act (UPEPA)—following New Jersey, Oregon (substantially similar), Utah, Hawaii, Kentucky, and Washington. UPEPA aims to provide a clear framework for the...

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10 Preti Attorneys, 6 Practice Groups Honored in National Rankings

Ten Preti Flaherty attorneys and six practice groups have been selected by Chambers USA for inclusion in their premiere annual list of America’s leading lawyers. Preti is recognized for excellence in the practice areas...

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Compliance for Two—What Employers Need to Know about the Newly Effective Final Regulation for the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

On June 18, 2024 the final rule from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) implementing the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) takes effect, clarifying employers' obligations under this landmark legislation. Effective since June 27...

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Veto Day and Final Day of the 131st Legislature

The Legislature convened on Friday, May 10 th for Veto Day to take action on the six bills objected to by the Governor. As expected, all six vetoes were sustained by lawmakers allowing  Governor...

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Preti Flaherty Welcomes Trusts and Estates Attorney Dianne Ricardo to the Firm

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce that Dianne Ricardo has joined the firm’s Trusts & Estates Practice Group. Based out of the firm’s Concord, New Hampshire office, Dianne focuses her practice on comprehensive estate...

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Understanding the Impact of the FTC’s New Noncompete Ban on Your Construction Business

A few weeks ago, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) attracted considerable media coverage when it issued its final rule banning noncompete agreements for workers in most circumstances and making existing noncompetes for the vast...

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Greg Hansel Named Top 25 Attorney of the Northeast Region by Attorney Intel

Preti Flaherty attorney Greg Hansel has been named one of the Top 25 Attorneys of the Northeast Region for 2024 by Attorney Intel . This year’s class of attorneys has been recognized for excelling...

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Massachusetts High Court Issues Important Ruling Impacting Prompt Pay Act

Earlier today, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued an order in the matter of Business Interiors Floor Covering Business Trust v. Graycor Construction Co. Inc. This decision presents the high court’s first ruling clarifying...

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Preti’s Sig Schutz Recognized as Member of NHPR’s Pulitzer-Finalist Team

Preti First Amendment attorney Sig Schutz has been recognized as “a core member of the [NHPR] team” involved in a podcast honored as a Pulitzer Prize finalist in the audio journalism category.  The podcast...