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 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.
- DOL Home Care Wage Rule Part of Larger Pro-Worker Agenda
Law360 | September 8, 2015
Providence Labor & Employment partner Andrew Prescott authored this column discussing the reinstatement of the U.S. Department of Labor's final rule requiring third-party employers of companionship and live-in domestic service workers to comply with the federal Fair Labor Standards Act's overtime and minimum-wage requirements.
- New Identity Theft Protection Law Receiving Mixed Reviews
Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly | August 31, 2015
Providence Commercial Litigation counsel Steven Richard is quoted in this article discussing the Identity Theft Protection Act, which governs the steps businesses and other entities must take to prevent the theft of personal information like Social Security and credit card numbers.
- Are Private Institution Security Department Records Subject to Disclosure Under Public Records Acts?
Privacy & Security Law Report | August 1, 2015
This column discusses two decisions that demonstrate the competing considerations in determining whether private institutions’ campus security departments equate to public acts subject to public records laws. Mike Cooney, Chris Thomas, Steven Richard and Kacey Houston Walker authored the piece.