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PLDO Attorneys Win First Circuit Court Appeal in Bankruptcy Case

June 28, 2017

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit denied the request for an en banc rehearing in Goat Island South Condominium Ass'n v. IDC Clambakes, Inc. on April 25, 2017, leaving in place a major victory for Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC (PLDO) attorneys and their client, IDC Clambakes ("Clambakes" or "Client") in an appeal, which affirmed a U.S. Bankruptcy Court ruling denying creditor claims in a Chapter 11 proceeding and results in millions of dollars being returned to their client... READ MORE

PLDO Attorney Sally P. McDonald Receives Providence Business News' 2017 40 Under Forty Award

June 19, 2017

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC (PLDO) Associate Sally P. McDonald has earned Providence Business News' (PBN) coveted 40 Under Forty award, which recognizes 40 young professionals under the age of forty for excelling in their chosen careers and being involved in their communities... READ MORE

PLDO Attorneys Samantha Clarke and Patrick J. McBurney to Present at the2017 RI Bar Association Annual Meeting

June 7, 2017

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC (PLDO) Associates Samantha Clarke and Patrick J. McBurney will participate in a seminar entitled "Court-Annexed Arbitration: Everything You Need to Know" at the Rhode Island Bar Association's 2017 Annual Meeting, held June 15 and 16 at the Rhode Island Convention Center... READ MORE

PLDO Attorney Joel K. Goloskie Creates Rhode Island's First Medical Franchising Business Model - Structure Has National Application

April 18, 2017

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC (PLDO) business and health care attorney Joel K. Goloskie has paved the way for medical franchising in Rhode Island by developing and securing regulatory approval for the state's first medical franchise business model. This model was designed to maximize compliance with other states' laws and will have national implications... READ MORE

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara Partner William E. O'Gara to Address "Current and Emerging Legal Challenges in Tolling" at IBTTA Conference

March 3, 2017

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC (PLDO) Partner William E. O'Gara, who leads the firm's employment law and litigation teams, will speak at the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association's (IBTTA) Communications & Administration Workshop, "Strategies for Success," scheduled from March 12-14, 2017 at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay in Tampa, FL... READ MORE

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara Attorney Joel K. Goloskie Publishes an Advisory on the Emergence of Medical Franchising Models in Health Care

March 3, 2017

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC (PLDO) business and health care attorney, Joel K. Goloskie, released an advisory on the re-engineering of traditional physician business models to medical franchising structures... READ MORE

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara Launches New Brand Identity and Completes Relocation to Northwoods Office Park in Johnston

February 21, 2017

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC (PLDO) today unveiled its new brand identity as part of its marketing and communication strategy that showcases the firm's recent name change that is representative of the firm's four original co-founders: Gary R. Pannone, Matthew A. Lopes Jr., William P. Devereaux and William E. O'Gara... READ MORE

PLDO Announces Name Change and Planned Relocation

February 15, 2017

Gary R. Pannone, Managing Partner of Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara, today announced that, effective February 21, 2017, the firm will change its name to Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC, "PLDO" and unveil its new branding and website. In addition, its planned relocation to the recently renovated Northwoods Office Park at 1301 Atwood Avenue, Suite 215 N, in Johnston will be completed on that date. READ MORE

PLDO Trust and Estate Attorneys' Major Victory for its Client, Americans United For Life, Establishes Ground Breaking Precedent in Rhode Island

January 11, 2017

Rhode Island Superior Court's Associate Justice Michael A. Silverstein on January 4, 2017, ruled in favor of Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC (PLDO) Attorneys Bernard A. Jackvony and Rebecca M. Murphy, and their client, Americans United for Life (AUL), in his ground breaking decision that recognized - for the first time in Rhode Island's history - the independent tort of "tortious interference with an expected inheritance."... READ MORE

PLDO Attorneys William E. O'Gara and Matthew C. Reeber Co-Author Report on "Hot-Button Employment Law Issues for 2017" in a Post-Election Environment

January 4, 2017

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC (PLDO) veteran employment lawyers and litigators, William E. O'Gara and Matthew C. Reeber, address post-presidential election employment law issues that are expected to affect employers in 2017 and beyond in an article published in the December edition of the Rhode Island Small Business Journal entitled, Elections Have Consequences: Hot-Button Employment Law Issues for 2017.... READ MORE

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