Nixon Peabody taps new leadership in Providence

June 20, 2016

Andrew Prescott named office managing partner

Chief Communications Officer
Allison McClain

Providence, RI. Nixon Peabody has named Andrew Prescott as the new office managing partner of the Providence, RI, office. “An established member of the Providence community, Andrew is an excellent choice to lead this office,” said Andrew I. Glincher, CEO and managing partner of Nixon Peabody. “Andrew is committed to providing excellent service to our Rhode Island–based clients and beyond, and he will ensure our continued success in Providence.”

Nixon Peabody’s Providence office provides a full range of legal services—with an emphasis on health care, labor and employment, litigation, public finance, privacy and corporate services. Local, regional and national clients include health care, real estate development, financial services, insurance and educational organizations representing virtually all sectors of the economy.

“Rhode Island is experiencing an uptick in economic development including exciting projects in both the public and private sectors,” said Andrew Prescott, Providence office managing partner. “No other firm in Providence can match our ability given our local experience, deep subject matter knowledge and resources of an international firm with 650 lawyers.”

A partner in Nixon Peabody’s Labor & Employment practice, Andrew represents private and public sector employers in diverse labor, wage and hour and discrimination matters. His labor practice includes unfair labor practice charge hearings, collective bargaining and grievance arbitration. Andrew represents employers nationally and in various industries, including gas transmission and energy, transportation, manufacturing and health care. He has advised foreign employers on compliance with United States employment and labor law.

Andrew succeeds Neal McNamara in this role. Neal will continue to focus on his labor and employment practice, counseling employers of all sizes on all employment matters and representing clients in the resolution of employment-related disputes.

Outside of the office, Andrew volunteers for the Meeting Street Center and previously served as the chair of the Board of Directors of the New England Division of the American Cancer Society. He is a trustee of the Providence Foundation. 

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