June 1, 2023

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

Ten Preti Flaherty attorneys and five practice groups have been selected for inclusion in the 2023 Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business, the highly regarded directory of leading attorneys and law firms. The recognition is significant as it is a result of independent research and interviews with clients and peers to impartially gauge performance and rank top attorneys and firms throughout the United States.

Attorneys selected for inclusion in the 2023 guide include:

Construction, Massachusetts

  • Kenneth E. Rubinstein

Energy & Natural Resources, Maine

  • Anthony W. Buxton
  • Joseph G. Donahue
  • Todd J. Griset

Environment, Maine

  • Sharon G. Newman
  • David B. Van Slyke

Litigation: General Commercial, Maine

  • Timothy J. Bryant
  • Gregory P. Hansel
  • Sigmund D. Schutz

Litigation: General Commercial, New Hampshire

  • William C. Saturley

Each attorney was assessed on their technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by their clients. Chambers USA researchers based the rankings on tens of thousands of in-depth interviews with leading attorneys, in-house counsel, and client leadership.

Preti Flaherty practice areas ranked in the directory include:

  • Corporate/M&A, Maine, Band 2
  • Energy & Natural Resources, Maine, Band 1
  • Environment, Maine, Band 2
  • Labor & Employment, Maine, Band 2
  • Litigation: General Commercial
    • Maine, Band 3
    • New Hampshire, Band 4
  • Litigation: Medical Malpractice & Insurance Defense, Band 2

Firm Highlights

Publication

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...

Event

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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Important Updates to American Arbitration Association Construction Industry Rules and Mediation Procedures

The American Arbitration Association (AAA) updated its Construction Industry Rules and Mediation procedures (AAA Rules), effective March 1, 2024, marking the first update since 2015. The updates are important because the AAA Rules are...

Event

Join us for the Legal Foundations Lunch & Learn Series: The Massachusetts Prompt Pay Act

Our Legal Foundations Lunch and Learn Series features monthly 30-minute webinars that provide in-depth insights into recent updates, industry trends, and key issues impacting the construction industry. On June 13 at 12:00 noon , Preti...

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Failure to Follow Your Contract's Notice Requirements Can be Costly

In Kinetic Systems, Inc. v. IPS-Integrated Projects Services, LLC et. al., No.: 20-cv-1125 (D.N.H. February 6, 2024), the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire granted summary judgment for a general contractor...

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How to navigate the legal side of nondisclosure agreements

Preti Flaherty attorney Kristy Abraham has authored an article for  MaineBiz  on navigating the legal side of nondisclosure agreements (NDAs), outlining six questions for organizations to review before entering into a NDA.

News

Jason Howe Elected to American College of Mortgage Attorneys

Jason Howe, Chair of Preti Flaherty’s Real Estate & Finance Group, has been selected as a Fellow in the distinguished American College of Mortgage Attorneys (ACMA). Membership in the premiere association of mortgage lawyers is...

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Helping Employers Navigate the New Independent Contractor Rule and Compliance Challenges

On March 11 th , the United States Department of Labor’s (DOL) new Independent Contractor Rule goes into effect.  As your organization readies itself for compliance, it’s imperative to scrutinize your independent contractor classifications...

News

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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USCIS Announces H-1B Registration Period for FY2025: New “Beneficiary Centric” Registration Process and Increased Fees

USCIS has recently announced a series of changes that will impact the FY2025 H-1B registration system and cap filing season. H-1B Registration Period and Organizational Accounts As in prior years, under this process, prospective petitioners...