November 17, 2016

Preti Flaherty Ranked Among 2017 “Best Law Firms”

Preti Flaherty announced that it has been ranked among “2017 Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. The rankings are based on peer reviews and client assessments in addition to extensive research gathered by the publication.

The firm received 15 Tier 1 awards in the Augusta and Portland, Maine and Concord, New Hampshire metropolitan practice areas for quality in the following areas of law:

Tier 1 - Augusta, Maine

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Government Relations Practice

Tier 1 - Concord, New Hampshire

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law

Tier 1 - Portland, Maine

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law – Individuals
  • Litigation – Antitrust
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – First Amendment
  • Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
  • Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
  • Workers' Compensation Law – Employers

According to U.S. News & World Report, the 2017 rankings are based on the highest number of participating firms and highest number of client ballots on record. To be eligible for a ranking, a firm must have a lawyer listed in The Best Lawyers in America, which recognizes the top 4 percent of practicing attorneys in the U.S. The “Best Law Firms” list will be showcased 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.

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