Representative Matters

  • Represented a CFO in a criminal prosecution and related civil suit - Represented a Chief Financial Officer of a large corporation who was indicted for theft by deception and sued civilly by the corporation.
  • Defended financial firms against cease and desist orders - Represented multinational financial firms in defending against cease and desist orders issued by the New Hampshire Bureau of Securities Regulation.
  • Avoided prosecution to help keep companies in business - Represented a defense department contractor who was being investigated for shipping low quality parts to the military. We quickly resolved the error and avoided prosecution, keeping the company in business.
  • Protected a large employer from prosecution - For a multinational company with 6,000 employees worldwide, we successfully represented it during an internal investigation of employees suspected of fraudulently manipulating sales figures. We successfully protected the employer from prosecution.
  • Bribery investigation for multinational company - Successfully represented a multinational company in a commercial bribery investigation where the company was not charged. Also coordinated multiple civil fraud suits and conducted internal investigation to uncover and end further fraud.
  • Represented a COO in a criminal prosecution - Represented the Chief Operational Officer who was indicted in federal court relating to an alleged Ponzi scheme.

Firm Highlights

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...

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...

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 Cannabis Law Breakfast - Winter Update

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...

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

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...

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...

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...