Kyle J. Flaherty is a licensed attorney practicing primarily in the areas of real estate, commercial finance, and business law. Kyle is a Maine native and grew up in the small town of Litchfield, Maine. Kyle joined Monaghan Leahy as a summer associate in 2021, and now has joined the firm as an associate after passing the bar exam in 2022.
Kyle graduated cum laude from the University of Maine School of Law. While in law school, he took a balance of courses, but he focused his course of study primarily on business and transactional law. During his third year, Kyle interned at The Jackson Laboratory where he gained experience in commercial transactional matters, employment law, and human resources.
Additionally, Kyle competed at the Wagner Employment Law Moot Court Competition in his second and third year of law school. In his third year, his team placed third in a national competition consisting of forty law schools from around the country. Kyle was also named the Prize Arguer of the Maine Law Moot Court Board, where he had the opportunity to argue a novel Fourth Amendment issue to the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. Kyle was awarded the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in both Federal Courts and Professional Responsibility, and the Gignoux Award for Appellate Advocacy.
Prior to law school, Kyle graduated from Bates College. While at Bates, Kyle was a member of the varsity football team for all four years. In his senior year, he was named a team captain by his fellow players and coaches. He was inducted into the National Football Foundation’s Hampshire Honor Society for his work both on the football field and in the classroom.
Kyle currently lives in Gardiner, Maine with his wife, Kayla, and his dog, Winnie. In his free time, he enjoys snowboarding, hiking throughout New England, watching Boston sports, and spending time with family and friends.