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Sigmund David Schutz

Litigation Attorney at Portland, ME

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also known as Sigmund D Schutz, Sigmund Schutz


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About Sigmund

Learn Sigmund’s areas of practice.

My practice includes litigation, arbitration, conflict resolution, and appeals, with an emphasis on environmental, commercial, First Amendment, media, land use, construction, securities, real estate, and professional liability litigation. 

Licensed for 25 years
State MA
Status Active
Acquired 2013
Updated 12/26/2022
State NH
Status Active
Acquired 2006
Updated 10/13/2009
State NY
Status Currently Registered
Acquired 1998
Updated 11/17/2022
State ME
Status Active
Acquired 1997
Updated 01/29/2023

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Sigmund

Preti Flaherty LLP
One City Center
P.O. Box 9546
Portland, ME, 04112-9546

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Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 45 minutes
  • Contingency 33%-40%
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Preti Flaherty LLP
  • 2005 - Present
  • Associate
  • Preti Flaherty, LLP
  • 1997 - 2004
  • Summer Associate
  • Preti Flaherty, LLP
  • 1996 - 1996
  • Law Clerk
  • New York State Supreme Court, Bronx County
  • 1995 - 1995
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Education

  • Cornell Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1997
  • Colby College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1994

Legal Cases

  • Gunning v. Doe
  • Judgment Affirmed
  • McDonough v. City of Portland
  • Judgment Affirmed
  • In re Conservatorship of Emma
  • Report Discharged
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Associations

  • Maine Bar Foundation
  • Fellow
  • 2011 - Present
  • Litigation Counsel of America
  • Fellow
  • 2009 - Present
  • Portland Ovations
  • Board Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • New England First Amendment Coalition
  • Board Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • Campaign For Justice
  • Contributor
  • 2007 - Present
  • New Hampshire Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2006 - Present
  • Maine Freedom of Information Coalition
  • Clerk
  • 2003 - Present
  • Media Law Resource Center, Defense Counsel Section
  • Member
  • 2000 - Present
  • Maine State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1997 - Present
  • American Red Cross of Southern Maine
  • Board Chair
  • 2004 - 2006
  • Maine Technology Institute, Environmental Board
  • Board Member
  • 2000 - 2006
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1998 - 2011
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Awards

  • Listed
  • Chambers USA
  • 2017
  • Future Star
  • Benchmark Litigation
  • 2017
  • Listed
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Listed
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2017
  • Future Star
  • Benchmark Litigation
  • 2016
  • Listed
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Listed
  • Chambers & Partners USA Guide
  • 2016
  • Listed
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2016
  • Listed
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2015
  • Future Star
  • Benchmark Litigation
  • 2015
  • Listed
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Listed
  • Chambers & Partners USA Guide
  • 2015
  • Listed
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2014
  • Listed
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Listed
  • Chambers & Partners USA Guide
  • 2014
  • Future Star
  • Benchmark Litigation
  • 2014
  • Listed
  • Chambers & Partners USA Guide
  • 2013
  • Listed
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2013
  • Future Star
  • Benchmark Litigation
  • 2013
  • AV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • Listed
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2012
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Listed
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2011
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Listed
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2010
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Listed
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2009
  • Listed
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2008
  • Rising Star
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Listed
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • 2007
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Publications

  • Maine Bar Journal
  • Tort Killer: Applying the Economic Loss Doctrine to Service Contracts
  • 2005
  • Maine Bar Journal
  • Freedom of Access Law: It's Not Easy Keeping Secrets
  • 1999
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Speaking Engagements

  • Portland Watchdog Workshop
  • Maine Public Records and Open Meetings Laws
  • 2017
  • What You Need to Know About Public Records and Open Meetings
  • Public Records Laws -- Overview & Exemptions
  • 2007
  • Society of Professional Journalists Seminar
  • The Repoters Privilege in Maine
  • 2005
  • New England Associated Press News Executives Conference
  • Ongoing State Freedom of Information Cases
  • 2005
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