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In 1991, the largest law firm in Rhode Island, Edwards & Angell, had 171 local attorneys. The next-biggest player, Hinckley, Allen, Snyder & Cohen, had 140. By last year, what it meant to be big in the Rhode Island legal industry had … more
In March, Providence's City Council reached a tipping point with the embattled Board of Licenses, hiring former R.I. Attorney General Jeffrey Pine to investigate the city board charged with licensing and regulating businesses following complaints about how it conducted hearings and issued rulings. more
Rep. Brian C. Newberry, R-North Smithfield, will run for re-election this year unopposed for the first time. Initially elected in November 2008, he was named House minority leader in May 2011. He will not seek to continue as House minority leader, … more
2015 was not a good year for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. n In August, the EPA polluted a Colorado river by causing the release of 3 million gallons of water contaminated with heavy metals, which can cause cancer and kidney … more
Stephen Ucci has joined the business and corporate department of Adler Pollock & Sheehan and will chair the firm's government-contracts group. He joins the firm from Locke Lord, where he served as partner. Ucci holds a J.D. from New England School … more
(Updated 11:19 a.m.) Volkswagen AG has agreed to spend nearly $15 billion to get 480,000 emissions-cheating diesel vehicles off U.S. roads and placate regulators even as it struggles to devise an acceptable fix under an agreement with the U.S. government. more
Stephen P. Cooney has been named a partner with Higgins, Cavanagh & Cooney LLP. His practice focuses on litigation, including the defense of product liability. Cooney is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire and the Roger Williams University … more
(Updated 12:50 p.m.) Both the Senate and House bills designed to criminalize revenge porn in Rhode Island were vetoed by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo Tuesday. more
The Rhode Island Bar Foundation will receive $1.2 million from Bank of America from a 2014 settlement between the financial giant, six states and the U.S. Department of Justice. more
Melissa "Lisa" Thompson has been hired as a partner at Robinson & Cole in its Boston and Providence offices. She holds a J.D. and master's degree in public health from the University of North Carolina and a B.A. in biochemistry from Smith College. more
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