October 18, 2018

Twenty-Four Preti Flaherty Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2018 Super Lawyers

Twenty-four Preti Flaherty attorneys have been selected for recognition by Super Lawyers.

Of those twenty-four, eleven have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 list of New England Super Lawyers; ten have been named as 2018 New England Rising Stars. In the firm’s Boston office, three attorneys have been recognized as Massachusetts Super Lawyers, and one has been named to the Massachusetts Rising Stars listing.

Super Lawyers rates outstanding lawyers throughout the United States in more than 70 practice areas. The selection process involves peer nominations and evaluations, as well as independent research. Only five percent of eligible attorneys are selected to Super Lawyers, and half of that percentage are included in the service’s Rising Stars list.

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

2018 New England Super Lawyers

  • Augusta, Maine
    • Anthony W. Buxton, Energy & Resources
  • Concord, New Hampshire
    • Brian M. Quirk, Criminal Defense: White Collar
    • William C. Saturley, Business Litigation
    • John M. Sullivan, Bankruptcy: Business
  • Portland, Maine
    • Gregory P. Hansel, Business Litigation
    • Sharon G. Newman, Environmental
    • Christopher D. Nyhan, Personal Injury General: Defense
    • Jonathan S. Piper, Business Litigation
    • Daniel Rapaport, Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense
    • Sigmund D. Schutz, Environmental Litigation
    • David B. Van Slyke, Environmental

2018 New England Rising Stars

  • Augusta, Maine
    • J. Andrew Cashman, Lobbying
  • Concord, New Hampshire
    • Rue K. Toland, Creditor Debtor Rights
  • Portland, Maine
    • R. Benjamin Borowski, Energy & Resources
    • Bodie B. Colwell, Bankruptcy: Business
    • John J. Cronan, III, Workers’ Compensation
    • Sara N. Moppin, Banking
    • Benjamin S. Piper, Business Litigation
    • Laura A. Rideout, Environmental
    • Michael S. Smith, Business Litigation
    • Matthew S. Warner, General Litigation

2018 Massachusetts Super Lawyers

  • Boston, Massachusetts
    • Wesley S. Chused, Transportation/Maritime
    • Paul R. Greenberg, Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense
    • William C. Saturley, Business Litigation

2018 Massachusetts Rising Stars

  • Boston, Massachusetts
    • Daniel R. Sonneborn, Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense

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