Representative Matters

  • Bath Iron Works – Regulatory, labor, environmental and other matters
  • Various underwriters at Lloyds of London – wide ranging – personal injury action involving litigation and other activities in U.S., England, and Canada
  • In re Marine Hose Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1888 – as court-appointed co-lead counsel for a class direct purchasers of marine hose, Preti Flaherty has recovered $21.7 million in settlements.

Other

  • British Underwriters – Represented Canadian shipyard in U.S. in personal injury and business loss litigation
  • Defended international shipping companies from creditor actions
  • General legal work, including corporate, regulatory and environmental, and litigation on behalf of a number of small shipyards and other waterfront businesses
  • Represented a number of banks in vessel foreclosures
  • Handled disputes over treasure salvage
  • Represented insured and insurers in oil pollution cases

Firm Highlights

News

Preti’s Sig Schutz Recognized as Member of NHPR’s Pulitzer-Finalist Team

Preti First Amendment attorney Sig Schutz has been recognized as “a core member of the [NHPR] team” involved in a podcast honored as a Pulitzer Prize finalist in the audio journalism category.  The podcast...

Publication

Last days of 131st legislature

The Legislature will reconvene on Friday, May 10 th to take action on the six vetoes issued by the Governor since the Legislature adjourned on April 14 th . The vetoes and related messages...

Publication

Understanding the Impact of the FTC’s New Noncompete Ban on Your Construction Business

A few weeks ago, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) attracted considerable media coverage when it issued its final rule banning noncompete agreements for workers in most circumstances and making existing noncompetes for the vast...

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Maine Becomes Seventh State to Enact Uniform Public Expression Protection Act (UPEPA)

Maine is now the latest state to enact the Uniform Public Expression Protection Act (UPEPA)—following New Jersey, Oregon (substantially similar), Utah, Hawaii, Kentucky, and Washington. UPEPA aims to provide a clear framework for the...

Event

Solving Problems During the Construction Process

Understanding the variety of construction contracts available and the specifics of each is essential for protecting your project and legal interests. At this interactive Half Moon Seminars webinar, Preti Flaherty attorney John Cronan will...

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Preti Flaherty Welcomes Trusts and Estates Attorney Dianne Ricardo to the Firm

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce that Dianne Ricardo has joined the firm’s Trusts & Estates Practice Group. Based out of the firm’s Concord, New Hampshire office, Dianne focuses her practice on comprehensive estate...

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Greg Hansel Named Top 25 Attorney of the Northeast Region by Attorney Intel

Preti Flaherty attorney Greg Hansel has been named one of the Top 25 Attorneys of the Northeast Region for 2024 by Attorney Intel . This year’s class of attorneys has been recognized for excelling...

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Veto Day and Final Day of the 131st Legislature

The Legislature convened on Friday, May 10 th for Veto Day to take action on the six bills objected to by the Governor. As expected, all six vetoes were sustained by lawmakers allowing  Governor...

News

10 Preti Attorneys, 6 Practice Groups Honored in National Rankings

Ten Preti Flaherty attorneys and six practice groups have been selected by Chambers USA for inclusion in their premiere annual list of America’s leading lawyers. Preti is recognized for excellence in the practice areas...

Event

Join us for the Legal Foundations Lunch & Learn Series: The Massachusetts Prompt Pay Act

Our Legal Foundations Lunch and Learn Series features monthly 30-minute webinars that provide in-depth insights into recent updates, industry trends, and key issues impacting the construction industry. On June 13 at 12:00 noon , Preti...