October 17, 2019

Twenty-Three Preti Flaherty Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2019 Super Lawyers

Twenty-four Preti Flaherty attorneys have been selected for recognition by Super Lawyers, including fifteen Rising Stars.

Research for Super Lawyers is performed by Law & Politics, a publisher of legal magazines. Across several dedicated publications, 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 chosen for Super Lawyers, and half of those 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:

2019 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
  • Portland, Maine
    • Gregory P. Hansel, Business Litigation
    • Christopher D. Nyhan, Personal Injury General: Defense
    • Daniel Rapaport, Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense
    • David B. Van Slyke, Environmental

2019 New England Rising Stars

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

2019 Massachusetts Super Lawyers

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

2019 Massachusetts Rising Stars

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

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