Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara and Reardon Law Office Form Strategic Alliance for Firms’ Expanding Health Law Practices in New England
Prominent MA health care law attorney and litigator, Frank E. Reardon, joins firm as Of Counsel
Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC (PLDO) Managing Principal Gary R. Pannone announced today that prominent Massachusetts health care lawyer and litigator, Frank E. Reardon, has joined the firm as Of Counsel and that PLDO and Reardon Law Office, LCC have formed a strategic alliance to better serve both organization’s expanding base of clients in the New England market. Attorney Reardon is a founding partner of Reardon Law Office, LLC and in his capacity as Of Counsel for PLDO, Mr. Reardon will join the firm’s leadership on the Health Care Team.
“We are excited to have Frank join PLDO as Of Counsel and to form an affiliation of our law firms, which combines an extremely talented and highly respected team of health care lawyers with a platform structured to serve an expanding client base in the health care-related industry,” said Attorney Pannone. “As the legal industry continues to evolve, innovation is no longer a luxury and a strategic alliance of this nature will enhance the ability of both firms to better serve their clients without increasing infrastructure costs.”
Attorney Reardon is a distinguished health care lawyer with extensive experience in all aspects of health care and employment law as an advisor, arbitrator and litigator representing individuals, providers and corporations in both civil and criminal matters. During his prestigious 30-year career, he has assisted clients in a wide range of legal issues including fraud and abuse, whistle blower claims, HIPPA, ethical compliance, malpractice, and discrimination and sexual harassment claims.
In addition to representing health care clients, Attorney Reardon is known as a scholar in his areas of practice and has published extensively on health care legal issues in the New England Journal of Medicine and The Journal of the American Medical Association. Throughout his career, Mr. Reardon has held leadership positions on professional and health care organizations’ committees and boards, including the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Health Section Council and as a member of the Institutional Ethics Committee of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Inc. He is a former Chairman of the Board of Directors of St. Monica’s Nursing Home in Roxbury, MA and the Medical Area Credit Union in Boston, MA and served as a trustee of Deaconess/Glover Hospital in Needham, MA.
A native Rhode Islander from Pawtucket, Attorney Reardon received a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School, an MBA in health and hospital administration from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a BA in political science from the College of the Holy Cross. He is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts and Rhode Island and is admitted to the bar of the United States Supreme Court.
About Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC
Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara (“PLDO”) attorneys are highly skilled with a proven track record of achievement representing clients in respect to complex matters. The founders of PLDO were formerly partners in an international law firm and they are all trained in multiple disciplines. The primary areas of practice for the firm include business law, special masterships, government relations and legislative strategies, civil litigation, real estate development, commercial lending, municipal law, nonprofit law, health care, white collar defense, estate planning, probate administration and trust litigation. The core values of respect, integrity, quality service and responsiveness are stressed each day at PLDO and the firm is committed to supporting the community in a meaningful way. The firm is headquartered at 1301 Atwood Avenue in Johnston, RI with offices in Massachusetts and Florida. For more information, visit https://www.pldolaw.com.