Biography

Patricia is an attorney with Preti Flaherty’s Real Estate and Finance and Corporate and M&A practice groups in the firm’s Concord, New Hampshire, office. She has a wide range of experience advising business and banking clients on creditor rights issues, including secured and unsecured lending, collections, and bankruptcy. She counsels Chapter 7 Trustees in asset recovery and the avoidance of preferential transfers, and has represented numerous banks and other creditors in bankruptcy proceedings and state law collection cases.

Patricia has experience representing corporate clients on transactional and corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, asset purchases, and corporate governance issues. She has an extensive background in advising government clients on matters ranging from government investigations and audits to compliance with Open Meetings and Open Records laws.

Patricia is a graduate of Boston College Law School and Merrimack College, where she majored in Communication Studies. In law school, she was a staff writer and senior editor of the Uniform Commercial Code Reporter-Digest and a member of the Business Law Society. Prior to joining Preti Flaherty, she was an Associate at a distinguished law firm in Lexington, Kentucky, and she also has prior experience in marketing and journalism.

Patricia lives in Concord, New Hampshire with her husband and children.

Professional Activities

  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • New Hampshire Bar Association

Civic and Charitable Activities

  • Junior Service League of Concord, New Hampshire

Firm Highlights

Press Coverage

Maine State Police Announces Restructuring After 3 Weeks of Declining to Share Details

On June 10, the Maine State Police announced plans to reorganize troop deployment and delegation of manpower in line with revised law enforcement priorities. The announcement follows several weeks of secretive posturing and a lack...

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How Does the Collapse of Roe v. Wade Impact Employer Health Plans?

On June 24, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned its prior decisions in  Roe v. Wade  and  Planned Parenthood v. Casey , which held that the U.S. Constitution prohibits states from banning abortion or...

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Preti Flaherty Files Human Trafficking and Forced Labor Lawsuit Against Church of Scientology

Preti Flaherty attorneys Greg Hansel, Shana Solomon, and Ellie Quinby filed a human trafficking and forced labor lawsuit against the Church of Scientology on behalf of three plaintiffs claiming decades of forced labor, intimidation, coercion...

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Primary Round-Up

Primary Round-Up As you are probably aware, primary elections in Maine took place on Tuesday, June 14, and there were a handful that could be significant to the general election outcome in November. Congressional...

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Court Orders State Police to Reveal More Details About Misconduct by Troopers

Previously concealed records of trooper misconduct by the Maine State Police must be provided in response to public records requests by the press, according to a ruling by Judge William R. Anderson of Penobscot Superior...

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Sixteen Preti Flaherty Attorneys Selected as Chambers USA Leaders in Their Field

Sixteen Preti Flaherty attorneys and six practice groups have been selected for inclusion in the 2022 Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business , the highly regarded directory of leading attorneys and...

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Changes Affecting Employment Authorization for L-2, E, and H-4 Dependent Spouses

On November 12, 2021, USCIS announced that L-2 and E dependent spouses are no longer required to apply for an EAD to work in the United States. Instead, L-2 and E dependent spouses are...

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What Are My Options If My H-1B Registration Was Not Selected?

The H-1B nonimmigrant visa category allows employers to sponsor foreign nationals performing work in a “specialty occupation.” This typically requires an offer of employment in a job requiring at least a U.S. bachelor’s degree...

Press Coverage

Five Major Norwegian Salmon Companies Agree to $85 Million Settlement in Antitrust Case

Preti Flaherty announced today that a Miami federal Court has granted preliminary approval to an $85 million settlement agreement in an antitrust case involving alleged price fixing of farmed salmon sold in the United...

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Racial Justice Fund Seeks Applications for Second Round of Grants

The Maine Justice Foundation is pleased to announce the second round of grants from the Racial Justice Fund. The Foundation will accept applications for grants of up to $10,000 from June 1-15, 2022. The...