December 23, 2021

Preti Flaherty Attorney Sigmund D. Schutz Named to AAA Roster of Arbitrators

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce that attorney Sigmund Schutz was recently named to the American Arbitration Association’s (AAA) Roster of Arbitrators.

AAA is a not-for-profit organization in the field of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), providing services to individuals and organizations who wish to resolve conflicts out of court. AAA arbitrators are viewed as leaders in the practice of ADR and include distinguished judges as well as preeminent members of the legal and business communities with industry-specific knowledge and expertise. Arbitrators are required to adhere to Codes of Ethics developed by AAA and the American Bar Association (ABA).

Over his twenty-five years of practice, Sig’s experience in ADR has included participation as counsel in numerous arbitrations, mediations, and judicial settlement conferences in state and federal court. He has represented public companies, regional businesses, specialty insurers, and individuals as plaintiffs and defendants in numerous arbitrations, courtroom trials, and appeals in state and federal court.

A sought-after writer and public speaker, Sig frequently publishes and presents on a wide range of legal issues. He is AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been repeatedly recognized by Chambers USA, Benchmark Litigation, Best Lawyers, and Super Lawyers for service to his clients.  Outside his law practice, he has served on the board of directors of non-profits, including American Red Cross of Southern Maine, Portland Ovations, North Yarmouth Academy, New England First Amendment Coalition, and Maine Freedom of Information Coalition.

Firm Highlights


Preti Flaherty Welcomes Attorneys Michelle Amidzich Fritz and Kat Mail to the Firm

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce the arrival of attorneys Michelle Amidzich Fritz and Kat Mail. Michelle Amidizich Fritz joins the firm’s Environmental Practice Group in the Boston office. She is a graduate of...


Preti Flaherty Litigation Practice Group Adds Four New Attorneys

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce the addition of four experienced Associates to the firm’s Litigation Practice Group: Stephen Garvey, Michael Hanify, Hanna May, and Tiffany Ottenga. Stephen Garvey is a graduate of Boston...


Preti Flaherty Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2023 Super Lawyers

Fourteen Preti Flaherty attorneys have been selected for recognition by Super Lawyers , including seven Rising Stars. Super Lawyers rates outstanding lawyers throughout the United States in more than 70 practice areas. Only five...


Preti Flaherty Welcomes Employment Law Attorney Brooke K. Haley to the Firm

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce that attorney Brooke K. Haley has joined the firm’s Employment Law Practice Group as a Partner. Brooke will work primarily from the firm’s Portland office. Brooke’s practice centers...


Preti Flaherty Whistleblower Client Assists Department of Justice in Recovering $345 Million

For more information, please see the  Press Release .


Preti Flaherty Ranked Among Best Lawyers 2024 Best Law Firms

Best Lawyers has ranked Preti Flaherty among the Best Law Firms for 2024. To be eligible for ranking, a law firm must have at least one attorney named in the 2024 Best Lawyers in...