Portland, Maine (PRWEB) December 29, 2012
Today Preti Flaherty announced that Catherine B. Cosgrove and Michael S. Smith have joined the firm.
Catherine B. Cosgrove will practice as Of Counsel with Preti Flaherty’s Litigation Group in the Concord, New Hampshire office. She focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation matters, including construction litigation and professional liability claims at trial and on appeal.
Prior to joining Preti Flaherty, Catherine practiced with Nelson Kinder + Mosseau. She is admitted to practice in New Hampshire and Connecticut and is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the University of Connecticut School of Law. She resides in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
Michael S. Smith practices as an Associate with Preti Flaherty’s Litigation Group in the Portland, Maine office. His practice focuses on commercial and securities litigation, white collar defense, and antitrust and competition law.
Prior to joining Preti Flaherty, Michael was an associate in the New York and Boston offices of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr. While at WilmerHale, he represented institutional clients in connection with securities class actions and criminal and regulatory investigations. He also routinely advised companies with respect to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and related foreign laws. In 2010, Michael served for six months as a Special Assistant District Attorney in the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office in Massachusetts, where he tried a variety of criminal cases to judges and juries.
Michael earned both his undergraduate and law degrees from Boston College, and he is admitted to practice in Maine, Massachusetts, and New York. He is a native of Whitefield, Maine.
About Preti Flaherty
Preti Flaherty has offices in Portland and Augusta, ME, Concord, NH, Boston and Salem, MA, Bedminster, NJ and Washington, D.C. With 100 attorneys, the firm counsels clients in the areas of business law, climate strategy, energy, environmental, estate planning, health care, intellectual property, labor and employment, legislative and regulatory, litigation, technology and telecommunications. More information about the firm is available at http://www.preti.com.
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