September 7, 2021

Preti Flaherty Welcomes Cameron Ferrante, Paola Maymi, and Anne Sedlack to the Firm

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce the arrival of three new members to the firm: Cameron A. Ferrante, Paola A. Maymi, and Anne E. Sedlack.

Cameron Ferrante is a graduate of Northeastern University School of Law and Bates College. At Northeastern Law, he was on the Editorial Board of the Northeastern University Law Journal and an intern for the Hon. Chief Justice Robert L. Ireland of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. He joins the firm’s Municipal Law and Finance Practice Group as an Associate, having most recently served as a legislative analyst in the Maine State Legislature’s Office of the Revisor of Statutes and previously as counsel for the New York City Campaign Finance Board.

Paola Maymi is a graduate of Emory University School of Law and Bowdoin College. At Emory Law, she was an editor for the Emory Law Journal and a member of the Order of the Coif. She joins the firm’s Business Law Practice Group in its Portland office following a judicial externship with the Supreme Court of Georgia and two successful summers with Preti Flaherty as a Summer Associate.

Anne Sedlack is a graduate of University of Maine School of Law, has her MSW from the University of Southern Maine, and a BA from the University of Vermont. While in law school, she served as an editor and Executive Board member of the Ocean and Coastal Law Journal and was a Juvenile Justice Fellow. She joins the firm’s Government Affairs Practice Group as an Associate in our Augusta office following a clerkship with the Hon. Justice Joseph M. Jabar of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court.

In commenting on the remarkable backgrounds of these three new arrivals, Preti Flaherty’s Managing Partner, David B. Van Slyke, said, “Cameron, Paola, and Anne are representative of the Firm’s ongoing commitment to developing our strength across a comprehensive and multifaceted range of practice areas. The diverse experiences and skills they each bring to the firm will not just benefit their specific practice groups but will contribute to our overall ability to better serve our clients firmwide. We are very excited that they are now part of our team.”

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