Biography

Randall is a former Trial Attorney for the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and concentrates on the resolution of business disputes with a focus on complex litigation, including class actions, antitrust claims and government investigations. He is an experienced trial lawyer who has been successful before judges and juries in state and federal court. He also counsels business clients on various corporate and commercial matters, including Hart-Scott-Rodino filings, competition law, and rights and obligations under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

Randall has authored articles on various litigation topics, including the section on the United States in "Serving Process and Obtaining Evidence Abroad" by Kluwer Law International and "International Judicial Assistance in Civil Matters" for The Center for International Legal Studies in Salzburg, Austria.

He graduated from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia and earned his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law. Following law school, he practiced law in Washington, D.C., with Howrey & Simon, a firm specializing in antitrust litigation until he joined the Justice Department. He joined Preti Flaherty in 1983.

Professional Activities

  • Maine State Bar Association
  • Cumberland County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Antitrust Section

Honors & Recognition

  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating
  • Recognized by Best Lawyer's in America for Antitrust Law, Commercial Litigation, Antitrust Litigation

Civic and Charitable Activities

  • First Parish Unitarian Church, Trustee
  • Portland Stage Company, Board of Advisory Trustees
  • Fort Williams Advisory Commission, former Chairman
  • Served as a member of the committee that created the museum now located at the lighthouse keeper's quarters at the Portland Head Light
  • Cape Elizabeth Television Advisory Board, former Chairman

Firm Highlights

News

Preti Flaherty Welcomes Government Relations Liaison Andrew I. Roth-Wells to the Firm

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce that Andrew I. Roth-Wells has joined the firm as a Government Relations Liaison. Andrew will help manage legislative and regulatory advocacy efforts for the firm’s Government Affairs Team...

Publication

Maine WC Appellate Division Addresses Refusal of Suitable Work and Notice

The Maine Workers' Compensation Appellate Division recently addressed cases dealing with refusal of suitable work and notice. Both decisions rely heavily on the specific facts of each case. In the context of a refusal...

Event

Ken Rubinstein to Present at Boston Bar Association Brown Bag Lunch

2019 AIA A133 CM at Risk with a Guaranteed Maximum Price – Updates You Should Be Aware Of Ken Rubinstein will present an update on the provisions and implications of the new AIA form...

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Maine WC Alert: Updated Version of Notice of Controversy (WCB-9) Must Be Used Effective February 1, 2020

Following the recent statutory changes to the Workers’ Compensation Act, the Maine Workers’ Compensation Board has updated the language in Box 22 of the Notice of Controversy. This new version should be used as...

Press Coverage

Bangor superintendent blocked BDN reporter on Twitter after critical news coverage

In an apparent violation of the First Amendment, Bangor schools superintendent Betsy Webb temporarily blocked a journalist on Twitter following a report that news of a student suicide was announced over the loudspeaker at...

Publication

Maine WC Alert: MAE Unit Publishes Guidance on Compliance with Recent Amendments

The Maine Workers’ Compensation Board’s Monitoring, Audit & Enforcement Unit has issued a document to provide guidance on complying with certain recent amendments to the Workers’ Compensation Act in P.L. 2019, c. 344 (LD...

News

Preti Flaherty Attorney Benjamin S. Piper Promoted to Partner

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce that the firm’s partnership has named attorney Benjamin S. Piper as a partner. Ben is a member of the firm's Environmental, Litigation, and Media Law Practice Groups and works...

Event

Tony Manhart and Jason Howe Present Top Ten Construction Contract Tips for ABC of Maine

As part of the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Maine Contractor Series, Preti Flaherty attorneys Tony Manhart and Jason Howe will present the Top Ten tips for AIA contracts. ABC is a national association with 72...

Publication

Bankruptcy Alert: Significant Implications of the New Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019

Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (H.R. 3311) On August 23, 2019, President Trump signed the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (H.R. 3311) (the “SBRA”) into law.  Lenders should be aware of the...

News

David B. Van Slyke Named Preti Flaherty Managing Partner

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce that, in a unanimous vote, the firm’s partnership has elected attorney David B. Van Slyke as its incoming Managing Partner. David is one of the preeminent environmental lawyers...