Sarah T. Dowling - Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.

Sarah T. Dowling

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 401-274-7200

Broadly experienced, highly rated and widely recognized for her legal experience and community service, Sally puts 30 years of responsive and resourceful legal experience to work for her corporate, closely-held business and health care clients. Highly skilled, she works with other AP&S practices as point-person to provide her clients a full range of effective and efficient business and personal legal services.

Practicing in both Rhode Island and Massachusetts, she counsels privately held businesses and their shareholders on acquisitions, divestitures, financings, business succession, governance and other corporate matters. She has also represented lenders and borrowers in complex financing transactions.

Her clients include medical practices, nursing homes, hospitals, major Rhode Island-based manufacturing and service businesses, real estate holding companies, U.S. subsidiaries of foreign corporations and financial institutions. Further, she is frequently called upon by national banks and other financial institutions to render legal opinions on financing transactions.

Wellesley CollegeAB 1963Northeastern UniversityJ.D. 1977Boston UniversityLL.M 1982

Client Comments

"Ms. Dowling is competent, reliable and sincere. I trust her and value her ideas and advice. She sees the whole picture while at the same time keeping a close eye on the details. Her follow-up and accessibility are paramount. Simply stated, I trust her."

-Michael Joukowsky
Ganesa LLC

"Sarah Dowling is thoughtful, ethical, and wise. He is always willing and able to provide sound advice and direction."

-Robert Crausman
Trumed Inc

"Ms. Sarah Dowling is the most extraordinary attorney. She is super intelligent and knowledgeable. I appreciate her honesty and no-nonsense attitude to business and life in general. She is exceptionally responsive. She responds to e-mails faster than I can write them and makes sure I know who is a "covering" attorney if she leaves on vacation. If necessary, she will talk or meet with her clients over the weekend. She refers to other attorneys for matters outside of her area of expertise. She is an incredibly effective attorney."

-Magdelena Krzystolik, M.D.
Southern New England Retina Associates

"Sarah Dowling has excellent awareness of a client's position in any discussion and careful attention to all parameters of an issue. Her projects are completed in a timely fashion. She protects our interests in all discussions. She works well with representatives of other parties. She has superb command of her areas of expertise and careful use of fellow lawyers in the firm when their expertise is beneficial."

"Ms. Dowling is very responsive and thorough. She has been an invaluable help on corporate issue especially on mergers and acquisitions field. Her counsel reflects her vast experience and knowledge in the corporate field."

-Richard LeClerc

Office Location

One Citizens Plaza, Eighth Floor
Providence, RI 02903-1345
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2015 Lawyer of the Year in Mergers and Acquisitions Law of the Providence Metro Area
Sarah T. Dowling has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Public Finance Law (Corporate)