Biography

Rue practices as a director with the firm’s Business Law and Creditors’ Rights Groups from the firm's Concord office. Rue regularly counsels business clients on transactional and financing matters, including mergers, acquisitions, entity formation and other corporate matters; data privacy issues, and secured and unsecured lending.

Rue also represents financial institutions and other creditors in out-of-court workouts, bankruptcy and insolvency proceedings. She helps financial services clients find solutions to complex distress situations that arise in business and consumer lending.

Prior to joining Preti Flaherty, Rue handled bankruptcy and finance matters for over five years at an international law firm in Chicago, Illinois. Rue previously clerked at the First District Illinois Appellate Court in Chicago.

Rue obtained her undergraduate degree, with honors, from the University of Chicago and earned her law degree from the Chicago-Kent College of Law, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and an Executive Articles Editor for the Chicago-Kent Law Review.

Rue grew up in Massachusetts and Maine and now lives in New Hampshire on a hobby farm with her husband and children.

Professional Activities

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation
  • New Hampshire Bar Association 

Honors & Recognition

  • New England Super Lawyers Rising Star, Creditor Debtor Rights, 2018

Civic and Charitable Activities

  • The Dewey School, Board of Directors

Firm Highlights

Event

2020 Employment Breakfast Series: Strengthening Your Company's Management of Accommodation Requests

For more than 25 years, Preti Flaherty's Employment Law Group has been keeping clients, business partners, and friends up to date on recent developments in employment law. Join us as we continue that tradition...

Publication

Litigation and Arbitration Venue Provisions in Construction Contracts: When and How They Work

Venue and choice-of-law provisions are fairly standard in construction contacts, but can be overlooked due to their location within a contract. When drafted effectively, these provisions can help limit uncertainty about where and how...

Publication

The Potential of the Blockchain for Asset Protection Planning

While many legal scholars focus on the challenges and complications seemingly inherent to blockchain and cryptocurrency, others look past the fear and see potential. In this article for Cumberland Law Review , Ian Huyett and Brian Quirk...

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...

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...

Press Coverage

Maine State Police May Be Spying on You

Police and governments are increasingly turning to new tracking and monitoring methods in their efforts to prevent and record evidence of crimes. A Portland Press Herald investigation examines these expanding law enforcement abilities and 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...

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...

Event

2020 Employment Law Series: A Legislative Update for HR Professionals

For more than 25 years, Preti Flaherty's Employment Law Group has been keeping clients, business partners, and friends up to date on recent developments in employment law. Join us as we continue that tradition...

Publication

WC Alert: Recent Developments from Maine's Workers' Compensation Board

Frank A. Graf, MD, Reappointed to Approved List of § 312 Examiners At the February 11 meeting of the Maine Workers’ Compensation Board, Frank Graf, MD, was reappointed to the list of approved § 312...