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May 20, 2021

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

Fifteen Preti Flaherty attorneys and five practice groups have been selected for inclusion in the 2021 Chambers USA Guide to America's Leading Lawyers for Business, the highly regarded directory of leading attorneys and law firms.

The recognition is significant as it is a result of independent research and interviews with clients and peers to impartially gauge performance and rank top attorneys and firms throughout the United States.

Attorneys selected for inclusion in the 2021 guide include:

Corporate M&A

  • Susan E. LoGiudice, Cape Elizabeth

Energy & Natural Resources

  • Anthony W. Buxton, Portland
  • Joseph G. Donahue, Gardiner
  • Todd J. Griset, Brunswick

Environment

  • Sharon G. Newman, South Portland
  • Jeffrey D. Talbert, Falmouth
  • David B. Van Slyke, Yarmouth

Labor & Employment

  • Michael G. Messerschmidt, Cape Elizabeth
  • Elizabeth A. Olivier, Cumberland

Litigation: General Commercial

  • Timothy J. Bryant, Falmouth
  • Gregory P. Hansel, Cape Elizabeth
  • William C. Saturley, Concord, NH
  • Sigmund D. Schutz, Falmouth

Litigation: Medical Malpractice & Insurance Defense

  • Daniel Rapaport, Cape Elizabeth

Real Estate

  • Simon C. Leeming, Canterbury, NH

Each attorney was assessed on qualities including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, commitment and other qualities most valued by his or her clients. Chambers USA researchers based the rankings on tens of thousands of in-depth interviews with leading attorneys, in-house counsel, and client leadership.

Preti Flaherty practice areas ranked in the directory include:

  • Corporate/M&A, Maine, Band 2
  • Energy & Natural Resources, Maine, Band 1
  • Environment, Maine, Band 2
  • Labor & Employment, Maine, Band 2
  • Litigation: General Commercial
    • Maine, Band 3
    • New Hampshire, Band 4