October 12, 2021

Nineteen Preti Flaherty Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2021 Super Lawyers

Nineteen Preti Flaherty attorneys have been selected for recognition by Super Lawyers, including eleven Rising Stars.

Super Lawyers rates outstanding lawyers throughout the United States in more than 70 practice areas. Only five percent of eligible attorneys are chosen through a selection process that involves peer nominations and evaluations as well as independent research performed by Law & Politics, a media publisher specializing in the legal industry.

The Preti Flaherty attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers, with their primary locations and selected practice areas, include:

2021 New England Super Lawyers

  • Augusta, Maine
    • Anthony W. Buxton, Energy & Resources
  • Concord, New Hampshire
    • William C. Saturley, Business Litigation
  • Portland, Maine
    • John P. Doyle, Jr., Health Care
    • Gregory P. Hansel, Business Litigation
    • Daniel Rapaport, Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense
    • Sigmund D. Schutz, Environmental Litigation
    • David B. Van Slyke, Environmental

2021 New England Rising Stars

  • Concord, New Hampshire
    • James D. Christon, Business/Corporate
  • Portland, Maine
    • R. Benjamin Borowski, Energy & Resources
    • Bodie B. Colwell, Bankruptcy: Business
    • Alexandra A. Harriman, Environmental
    • J. Spencer Hoffman, Real Estate: Business
    • Jason G. Howe, Business/Corporate
    • Laura A. Rideout, Employment Litigation
    • Michael S. Smith, Business Litigation
    • Matthew S. Warner, General Litigation
    • Emily T. White, Tax

2021 Massachusetts Super Lawyers

  • Boston, Massachusetts
    • Paul R. Greenberg, Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense

2021 Massachusetts Rising Stars

  • Boston, Massachusetts
    • Daniel R. Sonneborn, Transportation/Maritime

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