Facts

  • Founded in 1995 (origin of firm traces back to 1984)
  • Co-managing Partners: Francis A. Connor, III, Edward D. Shoulkin and Matthew R. Plain
  • 46 attorneys: 21 Partners, 16 Associates and 9 Of Counsel
  • Offices in Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, and Milford, Connecticut
  • Attorneys are licensed in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland, and appear regularly in federal and state courts, as well as before various administrative agencies
  • Over 25 legal service areas available to clients
  • Best Law Firm by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers (2013-2022) in Personal Injury Litigation Defense, Professional Malpractice Defense, and Education Law
  • Six 2022 Best Lawyers in America in Personal Injury Litigation Defense, Professional Malpractice Defense, Education Law, Medical Malpractice Law, Commercial Litigation, and Insurance Defense
  • Three 2021 “Ones to Watch” in Best Lawyers in America in Intellectual Property Law, and Family Law
  • Fourteen Rhode Island Monthly 2021 Professional Excellence in the Law attorneys
  • Fourteen 2021 New England Super Lawyers
  • Five Martindale-Hubbell National Law Directory AV-Preeminent attorneys
  • In pro bono and philanthropy, the firm received the 2019 Rhode Island Monthly Common Good Award, 2018 Champions of Justice Community Partner Award, and 2015 AFPRI Outstanding Philanthropic Business Award
  • Four attorneys named 40 Under Forty by Providence Business News and one attorney named 40 Under Forty by the New Haven Business Times
  • Best Places to Work in Rhode Island for seven years by Providence Business News
  • Two attorneys named Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly Top Woman of Law, one attorney named a Fortune Magazine Woman Leader in the Law, two attorneys named Providence Business News Woman to Watch in Legal Services, and two attorneys named Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly Up and Coming Lawyers