Press Releases 2016

PLDW Attorney William J. Estes Will Present at the Transportation Research Board's 96th Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

December 30, 2016

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC (PLDW) Senior Counsel and municipal infrastructure attorney William J. Estes, who was the former General Counsel of the New York State Thruway Authority and an Assistant Counsel to the Governor of New York for Transportation and Economic Development, will present at the Transportation Research Board's (TRB) 96th Annual Meeting... READ MORE

PLDW Partner Matthew C. Reeber to Present "Building ADA Proficiency: Practical Tips & Proven Tactics" at Business Group's HR Roundtable

December 1, 2016

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC (PLDW) Partner Matthew C. Reeber will present "Building ADA Proficiency: Practical Tips & Proven Tactics" at the Employers Association of the NorthEast (EANE) HR Roundtable on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016. The seminar will take place from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Rhode Island Society of CPA's headquarters, 40 Sharpe Drive, Unit 5 in Cranston... READ MORE

PLDW, Governor Raimondo and the American Red Cross to Hold a Press Conference on the State's First Law Requiring AED Life-Saving Devices in All Schools

November 18, 2016

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC will hold a press conference with Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the American Red Cross on Monday, November 21, 2016, at 10 a.m. at PLDW's Providence office at 317 Iron Horse Way, Suite 301, to raise awareness of Rhode Island's first law that requires all public and private schools to have an automated external defibrillator (AED) on school grounds at all times... READ MORE

Rhode Island Government Affairs Leader Rick J. Rosati Joins PLDW

November 14, 2016

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC (PLDW) announced today that Rick J. Rosati, a long-time political strategist and government affairs leader in Rhode Island, has joined the firm's Government & Legislative Strategies Team as a Government Relations Consultant. For more than three decades, Mr. Rosati has successfully provided skilled advocacy services in public and regulatory affairs and legislative relations in Rhode Island on behalf of local, regional and national clients in the private, public and nonprofit sectors, including large trade organizations and Fortune 500 companies... READ MORE

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West Named a 2017 "Best Law Firm" by U.S. News - Best Lawyers

November 1, 2016

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC (PLDW) announced that it has been named to the 2017 "Best Law Firms" in America list by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in the metropolitan area/Rhode Island for the seventh consecutive year. PLDW was recognized in a total of 16 practice areas... READ MORE

PLDW Attorney Jillian N. Jagling is a Featured Speaker at the RI Governor's Commission on Disabilities' "Best Practices and Compliance" for Higher Ed Workshop

October 28, 2016

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC (PLDW) Attorney Jillian N. Jagling is a featured panelist at the RI Governor's Commission on Disabilities College and University Workshop, "Are Your Postsecondary Instructional Materials Fully Accessible and ADA Compliant?" on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Community College of Rhode Island's Warwick campus, located at 400 East Ave... READ MORE

PLDW Attorneys William E. O'Gara and Brian J. Lamoureux to Present on Social Media and Medical Marijuana in the Workplace at Employment Law Conference

October 24, 2016

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC (PLDW) Principal William E. O'Gara, a prominent litigator and employment law attorney and Partner Brian J. Lamoureux, a leading authority on social media law have been invited to speak at the Employers Association of the NorthEast (EANE) 2016 "Employment Law & HR Update: The Power of Best Practices" conference on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2016 at the Springfield Marriott, 2 Boland Way, Springfield, MA... READ MORE

PLDW Attorneys Named 2016 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

October 18, 2016

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC (PLDW) announced today that several attorneys have been named 2016 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in Rhode Island. Super Lawyers is a research-driven, peer review rating service of each state's attorneys who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in their practices... READ MORE

PLDW Partner Bruce H. Tobey Joins a National Panel of Experts on Public-Private Partnerships at "The Kentucky P3 Conference"

October 17, 2016

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC (PLDW) Partner and municipal infrastructure attorney Bruce H. Tobey, who is a leading U.S. water law authority and former Mayor of Gloucester, MA, will join a national panel of former public sector officials to discuss their perspectives and experiences on how to successfully implement public-private partnerships (P3) at The Kentucky P3: Public-Private Partnerships Conference scheduled for October 27 and 28, 2016 at the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa in Lexington, KY... READ MORE

PLDW's Employment Law Team Schedules Briefing on U.S. Labor Department's New "White Collar" Overtime Exemption Rules, Effective December 1, 2016

September 23, 2016

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC (PLDW) veteran employment lawyers and litigators, Principal William E. O'Gara and Partner Matthew C. Reeber, will hold a "hot topics" breakfast briefing to address compliance issues and employer obligations with the U.S. Department of Labor's new "white collar" overtime exemption rules that are effective on December 1, 2016... READ MORE

PLDW Partner Steven A. Torres To Be a Featured Speaker at the International Municipal Lawyers Association's 81st Annual Conference in San Diego, CA

September 20, 2016

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC (PLDW) Partner Steven A. Torres, a member of the firm's Municipal Infrastructure Team and a leading authority on cutting edge projects in the areas of public-private partnerships (P3), solid waste, advance bio-mass technologies and renewable energy, will be a featured speaker at the International Municipal Lawyers Association's (IMLA) 81st Annual Conference scheduled from September 28-October 2 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront in California... READ MORE

PLDW Attorney Jillian N. Jagling will Present Remarks on Best Compliance Practices for the Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities Final Rule

September 8, 2016

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC (PLDW) Health Care Attorney Jillian N. Jagling will participate in a nationwide webinar discussion on the final rule of the Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities that was issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights in May... READ MORE

Former RI Child Advocate and a MA Public Defender Join PLDW

August 22, 2016

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC (PLDW) Managing Partner Gary R. Pannone today announced that attorneys Regina M. Costa has joined the firm's Alternative Dispute Resolution and Special Masterships teams as Associates... READ MORE

Attorneys Matthew C. Reeber and Kerry F. Walsh Named Partners at PLDW

August 22, 2016

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC (PLDW) Managing Partner Gary R. Pannone today announced that Matthew C. Reeber and Kerry W. Walsh have become Partners in the firm... READ MORE

PLDW Managing Partner Gary R. Pannone Named 2017 Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers®

August 16, 2016

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC (PLDW) Managing Partner Gary R. Pannone has been named 2017 Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in the metropolitan area of Providence, RI for his legal skills in the area of corporate governance law... READ MORE

PLDW and Attorney Bernard A. Jackvony to be Honored by the American Cancer Society at "Toast to Hope" Gala in Providence

August 16, 2016

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC (PLDW) and prominent attorney, Bernard A. Jackvony, who leads the firm's estate and trust practice area and is a former lieutenant governor of the State of Rhode Island, will be honored for their support and volunteer service by the American Cancer Society (ACS) in Rhode Island at its inaugural event, "Toast to Hope," on Thursday, September 22, 2016... READ MORE

Pannone Lopes Devereaux and West Attorneys Selected to The Best Lawyers in America® 2017

August 15, 2016

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC (PLDW) principals were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2017... READ MORE

June 23, 2016
PLDW Attorney Jillian N. Jagling Releases White Paper on the "Benefits and Challenges
of All-Payer Claims Databases" in the Health Care Industry

June 22, 2016
PLDW Municipal Infrastructure Team Leader Teno A. West to be a Featured Presenter at the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships' P3Connect 2016 Conference

June 20, 2016
PLDW Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary Milestone

May 20, 2016
PLDW Municipal Infrastructure Attorney William J. Estes is a Featured Speaker at New York City Bar Association's "Utilizing Public-Private Partnerships" Seminar

May 19, 2016
PLDW Partner Bruce H. Tobey Appointed to the Water Environment Federation Collection Systems Committee

May 16, 2016
PLDW Partner Bruce H. Tobey to Present at the American Society of Civil Engineers Florida Section "Bridging Bold Ideas" Conference

May 6, 2016
PLDW Attorneys are Featured Speakers at a Legal Symposium on "Employment Law Update: Cutting Edge Issues"

May 6, 2016
PLDW Attorney Benjamin L. Rackliffe to Lead Workshops at "Tax Exempt Organizations From Start to Finish" Symposium

April 18, 2016
PLDW Attorney Sally P. McDonald to be Honored at Rhode Island Women's Resource Center's "Wild Women" Annual Celebration

April 18, 2016
PLDW Attorney Jillian N. Jagling to be a Featured Presenter at the New Bedford Chapter of the American Academy of Professional Coders April 21 Seminar

April 11, 2016
PLDW Attorney Matthew C. Reeber is a Featured Speaker at the 29th Annual URI-Schmidt Labor Research Center Labor and Employment Law Conference

March 21, 2016
PLDW Partner Bruce H. Tobey Responds to "Ask the Experts" on the Flint Water Crisis and its National Implications in Sustaina bulletin

March 7, 2016
PLDW Partner Gene M. Carlino Takes the Helm of RI's Inaugural Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

February 18, 2016
PLDW Partner Brian J. Lamoureux Selected as a Faculty Member for Providence College's New Micro MBA Program

February 18, 2016
PLDW Partner Brian J. Lamoureux To Present "Be Social Media Smart: #stop #block #tell" to Warwick Students

February 9, 2016
PLDW Attorney Matthew C. Reeber to Present "Making Your Case" before Unemployment Hearing Referees at Business Group's HR Roundtable

January 26, 2016
PLDW Attorney Joel K. Goloskie is the Organizer and Moderator of the Boston Bar Association's Panel Discussions on the "Intersection of Immigration and Healthcare Law"

January 21, 2016
PLDW's Municipal Infrastructure Practice Strengthens Team with Veteran Transportation Industry Attorneys

January 21, 2016
Prominent Estate Planning and Tax Law Attorney, Gene M. Carlino, Joins PLDW as Partner

January 18, 2016
PLDW's Municipal Infrastructure Team's Annual VIP Reception at the Massachusetts Municipal Association's Annual Meeting is Scheduled for Jan. 22