Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara Senior Counsel addresses national ECMC conference

Providence, RI (October 11, 2010) – Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC (PLDO) Senior Counsel Brian J. Lamoureux provided legal expertise as a panelist at the national local counsel conference for the Educational Credit Management Corporation (ECMC), held in Minneapolis, MN on Sept. 24, 2010. ECMC is a not-for-profit entity that, among other things, defends adversary proceedings in bankruptcy courts where borrowers seek to discharge their student loans.

“I was honored to speak on behalf of a valued client and before such a distinguished group of colleagues from across the country,” said Mr. Lamoureux. “There is a considerable amount of change and flux in the student loan industry. It is exciting to be part of all of the novel and interesting legal issues involving student loans in the bankruptcy context.”

Mr. Lamoureux, who has successfully represented ECMC for almost 10 years, discussed overcoming procedural challenges and hurdles when borrowers sue the wrong student loan creditors in bankruptcy court.

Mr. Lamoureux is an accomplished business litigator with more than 10 years of experience in commercial litigation matters. His areas of expertise include complex commercial litigation, student loan bankruptcy matters, creditors’ rights, surety law, construction law, telecommunications zoning, structured settlement transfers. He earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from the Syracuse University College of Law and simultaneously earned a Master of Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. He also holds a Master of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Rhode Island, where he was a teaching assistant in American Government and International Relations, and a B.A. in Political Science, cum laude, from Providence College.

ABOUT Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC

The attorneys and staff at Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC (PLDO) are committed to developing practical

and cost effective solutions while also being supportive of the community in a meaningful way. With offices in

Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and Florida, PLDO has developed a business model that

combines international expertise with a more cost-effective delivery system that involves cross training of lawyers

and a more practical approach to problem solving. The primary areas of practice for the firm include

administrative, corporate and municipal law, civil litigation, government relations, and estate planning and special

masterships. The partners’ demand of themselves and those on the PLDO team, an unparalleled sense of urgency

and responsiveness which is derived from an authentic appreciation for their clients and the community in which

they serve. For more information, visit

Client Review

What is extremely unique about PLDO is that they are great lawyers who actually care about me and my business. They make me feel as if I am the most important client in the firm and I am certain that all of their clients feel the same way. 

> Search More Client Reviews

Attorney Search