Our attorneys in Providence are paving the way for businesses and nonprofits to innovate, grow and succeed.
The Providence office provides the full gamut of legal services—with an emphasis on employment, litigation, privacy and corporate services—to a burgeoning services sector focused on health care, real estate development, financial services, insurance and education. We also represent traditional manufacturing companies as well as those innovating in the areas of information, energy and life sciences.
The firm’s data privacy team is based here, developing strategies for companies throughout the country to protect and manage information in the face of constant technology shifts. The labor and employment team advises clients on current law while following demographic trends that require clients to be prepared for the workforce of tomorrow. Our health care group focuses on traditional providers and emerging for- and nonprofit health care delivery companies and services. We have a formidable team of litigators who handle a full range of matters, including contract, employment, construction and real estate matters throughout Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts.
We are Rhode Islanders—committed to supporting Rhode Island businesses and strengthening our communities through extensive donation of our time and talent to a variety of organizations that advance health, education, social causes and the arts.
- Laws Try to Resolve Employer-Employee Social Media Conflicts
Wall Street Journal | May 28, 2015
Providence Commercial Litigation counsel Steven Richard is quoted in this article discussing how state laws on social media are impacting employer-employee relations in the absence of an overarching federal law.
- 5 Tips for Employers Worried About Worker Substance Abuse
Law360 | May 7, 2015
Providence partner and co-leader of the Labor & Employment practice group Stacie Collier is quoted in this article on important considerations employers should examine when concerned about possible employee substance abuse.
- The Pendulum Swings in Two Massachusetts Franchise Cases
The Legal Intelligencer | April 24, 2015
New York City partner and leader of the firm’s Franchise & Distribution practice Craig Tractenberg and Providence Labor & Employment associate Jessica Jewell coauthored this article on two Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court decisions which provide valuable lessons for franchise systems with respect to tipping policies.