February 12, 2007 PORTLAND, ME - Preti Flaherty Partner Eric P. Stauffer
has been awarded the 2007 Volunteer of the Year Award by The Maine Real Estate & Development Association
The award was presented to Rick at MEREDA's Annual Real Estate Forecast Conference for his "outstanding leadership in MEREDA's Legislative Initiatives and dedication over the past year."
MEREDA's Volunteer of the Year Award is presented to individuals who "willingly and enthusiastically volunteer their time and energy to the association's initiatives."
is also the recipient of the Public Policy Advocacy Award in 1992 and the Founder's Award in 2002 from the Maine Real Estate Development Association
in connection with his
efforts as a member of its Legislative Committee, which he
has chaired or co-chaired since the early 1990's.
He practices with Preti Flaherty's Business Law and Real Estate Practice Groups and is the former Business Law Group Chair.
handles all types of commercial transactions, with emphasis on buying and selling businesses and structuring business relationships.
resides in Portland, Maine.