November 1, 2017

Preti Flaherty Named Among “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News and World Report’s 2018 Best Law Firms Ranking

PORTLAND, Maine— Preti Flaherty has been named among the 2018 Best Law Firms by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Law Firms ranking.

To be eligible for a ranking in a particular practice area and metro region, a law firm must have at least one attorney named in the 2018 Best Lawyers in America in that particular practice area and metro. Preti Flaherty had 42 attorneys named in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America®. All rankings for both lists are based on peer reviews and client assessments in addition to extensive research gathered by the publication.

The firm received a total of 32 “Best Law Firm” awards including 16 Tier 1 awards in the Augusta and Portland, Maine and Concord, New Hampshire metropolitan practice areas for quality in the following areas of law:

Augusta, Maine
Administrative/Regulatory Law
Government Relations Practice

Concord, New Hampshire
Commercial Litigation
Construction Law
Corporate Law

Portland, Maine
Commercial Litigation
Corporate Law
Employment Law – Individuals
Environmental Law
Litigation – Antitrust
Litigation – Environmental
Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Real Estate Law
Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

The “Best Law Firms” list will appear in upcoming publications to be released over the next few months and distributed to more than 30,000 in-house counsel, and in digital format to more than 60,000 private practice lawyers worldwide.

Firm Highlights

Publication

Maine WC Alert: Updated Version of Notice of Controversy (WCB-9) Must Be Used Effective February 1, 2020

Following the recent statutory changes to the Workers’ Compensation Act, the Maine Workers’ Compensation Board has updated the language in Box 22 of the Notice of Controversy. This new version should be used as...

Publication

Capitol Business

J. Andrew Cashman, Partner at Preti Flaherty and lobbyist for the Maine Association of REALTORS® (MAR) authors a quarterly update in their official publication, Maine REALTOR® Magazine. In the Spring 2019 edition, Andy discusses the priorities...

News

Preti Flaherty Ranked Among U.S. News – Best Lawyers 2020 Best Law Firms

Preti Flaherty has been named among the 2020 Best Law Firms by the U.S. News – Best Lawyers rankings. To be eligible for ranking, a law firm must have at least one attorney named...

Event

Tony Manhart and Jason Howe Present Top Ten Construction Contract Tips for ABC of Maine

As part of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Maine Contractor Series, Preti Flaherty attorneys Tony Manhart and Jason Howe will present the Top Ten tips for AIA contracts. ABC is a national association with 72...

News

J. Andrew Cashman and Daniel W. Walker Named New England Trailblazers by Connecticut Law Tribune

Preti Flaherty is proud to announce that attorneys J. Andrew Cashman and Daniel W. Walker have been included in the Connecticut Law Tribune and Law.com’s inaugural list of New England Trailblazers .  Cashman was...

News

Preti Flaherty Welcomes Attorney Martha L. Fox to the Firm

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce that attorney Martha L. Fox has joined the firm as a member of our Business Law and Taxation practice groups, serving clients from the Portland office. Martha is...

News

Preti Flaherty Welcomes Government Relations Liaison Andrew I. Roth-Wells to the Firm

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce that Andrew I. Roth-Wells has joined the firm as a Government Relations Liaison. Andrew will help manage legislative and regulatory advocacy efforts for the firm’s Government Affairs Team...

Publication

Selecting the Right Project Delivery Method

Attorneys Kenneth E. Rubinstein and Benjamin S. Piper co-wrote "Selecting the Right Project Delivery Method" for MEREDA's  Maine Real Estate Insider . The article discusses how to choose the correct construction project delivery method...

News

Preti Flaherty Attorney Benjamin S. Piper Promoted to Partner

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce that the firm’s partnership has named attorney Benjamin S. Piper as a partner. Ben is a member of the firm's Environmental, Litigation, and Media Law Practice Groups and works...

Publication

Construction Alert: U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Knock Down Tariffs

The United States Supreme Court announced Monday that it will not take up a steel importer group’s challenge to President Trump’s broad authority to impose tariffs and set trade restrictions. The High Court rejected...