Barton Gilman welcomes attorney Derek M. Gillis

Derek M. Gillis has joined Barton Gilman’s litigation practice.

Gillis provides counsel to businesses, individuals, non-profit organizations, and educational institutions in complex litigation matters. He advocates for clients in the courtroom, in addition to advising clients on how best to achieve their business and personal goals. Gillis’ experience spans issues and industries, as he has handled a wide variety of matters including business litigation, real estate disputes, professional liability, medical malpractice, and fiduciary litigation.

Gillis earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School and his B.S., cum laude, in Management from Providence College. He is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

“We are thrilled that Derek has joined the firm. He will be a valuable addition to our litigation practice, allowing us to continue to provide our clients with exceptional service,” said hiring partner Sheri M. Pizzi.

About Barton Gilman

Barton Gilman is a leading civil litigation law firm with offices in Boston, Providence and New York. Our experienced attorneys represent a variety of clients in a wide range of matters, and our trial attorneys appear regularly in the federal and state courts of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New York, as well as before various administrative agencies. Barton Gilman and its attorneys have received numerous awards and accolades, including Best Lawyers, Best Law Firms, Best Places to Work Rhode Island, Outstanding Philanthropic Business, and Super Lawyers, to name just a few. For more information, visit