Matthew J. LaMourie is an attorney in Preti Flaherty’s Labor & Employment, Litigation and Immigration Practice Groups. His practice is equally divided between management‐side labor and employment litigation and compliance counseling, where he represents a full range of clients in matters encompassing wrongful termination claims, labor disputes, workplace harassment and discrimination claims, wage and hour compliance and OSHA compliance.
Matthew has represented clients in numerous industries, including the retail, health care, publishing, energy, manufacturing and telecommunications sectors. His clients include not only firms located in Maine, but throughout northern New England and Atlantic Canada. He frequently draws upon his varied professional experience to counsel clients in ways to avoid litigation or to effectively manage risks associated with their workforce management practices.
Matthew is licensed to practice in Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, and is admitted before the U.S. District Court, District of Maine and First Circuit Court of Appeals. Matthew received his J.D. degree from Northeastern University School of Law. Matthew maintains active memberships in the American Bar Association (ABA), Section of Labor & Employment, Employment Rights and Responsibilities Committee, the Maine State and New Hampshire Bar Associations, the Maine Chapter of the Labor Employment Relations Association (LERA), the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Matthew currently serves on the Board of Directors for Rippleffect, a Maine‐based nonprofit youth and community development organization that operates outdoor adventure and leadership programming. Formerly, he served on the Board of the Children’s Theatre of Maine and was former Chair of the City of Portland Civil Service Commission.