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

Publication

Maine Workers' Comp Alert: Update on Appellate Division Findings on Notice of Injury Requirements

Maine WC Appellate Division Affirms Decision Finding Untimely Notice of Injury; Reiterates Requirements for Timely Notice As background, the notice period is 90 days for dates of injury between January 1, 1993, and January...

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Legislative Alert: Economic Recovery Grant Program Update

On Thursday, August 20, 2020, Governor Janet Mills announced the launch of the newly established Maine Economic Recovery Grant Program – a state-based approach to help support struggling Maine businesses and nonprofit organizations that...

Press Coverage

Washington Cannabis Company Says Oklahoma Residency Rules Unconstitutional

Oklahoma has become the latest battleground in the growing challenge to state residency requirements for cannabis business licenses. As has happened in Maine and other states, a nonresident business has initiated a suit against...

Event

Maine Virtual Employment Law Summit Series: Options for Dealing with Your Employees' COVID-19 Challenges

For the past 26 years, Preti Flaherty's Employment Law Group has been keeping clients, business partners and friends up to date on recent employment law developments through our annual Employment Law Summits. Earlier this...

Publication

It's Time to Fight Back Against Illegal State and Local Cannabis Laws

Matt Warner, of Preti Flaherty's Cannabis Business Practice Group, has authored an article for Cannabis Business Executive  on the constitutionality of state residency requirements for obtaining a license to operate a cannabis-related business, how such...

Press Coverage

Portland-Based Education Nonprofit Sued For Study Abroad Refunds

A class-action suit has been filed against CIEE on behalf of thousands of college students who were denied any refund of tuition, room and board, and other fees for Spring 2020 study abroad programs...

Event

N.H. Virtual Employment Law Summit Series: Managing a Safe Return to Work

For over 25 years, Preti Flaherty's Employment Law Group has been keeping clients, business partners and friends up to date on recent employment law developments through our annual Employment Law Summits. Earlier this summer...

News

Federal Indictments Follow Long-Running Antitrust Class Action in Ready-Mix Concrete Industry

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that a federal grand jury in Savannah, Georgia, indicted a ready-mix concrete company and four individuals for fixing prices, rigging bids, and allocating customers and markets in...

News

Preti Flaherty Joins Maine Justice Foundation for Racial Justice Fund

As part of our ongoing efforts to promote racial justice, Preti Flaherty has joined with the Maine Justice Foundation and other local businesses and philanthropists to create the Racial Justice Fund . Each of the 22 founders...

Event

N.H. Virtual Employment Law Summit Series: Options for Dealing with Your Employees' COVID-19 Challenges

For over 25 years, Preti Flaherty's Employment Law Group has been keeping clients, business partners and friends up to date on recent employment law developments through our annual Employment Law Summits. Earlier this summer...