Higgins, Cavanagh & Cooney, LLP

Headquarters: Providence, Rhode Island

4 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

1 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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At Higgins, Cavanagh & Cooney, LLP, our lawyers know how to excel at every stage of litigation. For more than 70 years, we have represented insurance companies, corporations, partnerships, small businesses, public entities, and individuals in litigation matters in the state and federal courts of Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut.

Our clients are among the most sophisticated purchasers of legal services in the world. Their continued allegiance underscores our breadth of practice, our attentiveness to their needs, and our ability to deliver exceptional value at very competitive rates.

Moreover, our clients reflect the broad spectrum of American business interests, and our lawyers possess expertise in working with the insurance, trucking, construction, manufacturing, and retail industries.

We provide skilled representation in all phases of litigation, including initial pleadings, discovery, depositions, pre-trial hearings, trial, post-judgment remedies, and appeal.

In the process, we have compiled an impressive and well-recognized record of success in the trial and appellate courts of Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut as well as in multi-district tort litigation.

Our firm has significant experience representing manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, and premises owners in the defense of asbestos product liability claims in the state and federal courts throughout New England.

In addition, our attorneys provide corporate and individual clients with advice and counsel regarding related business issues such as breach of contract matters, ownership disputes, and employment law.

As an added benefit, Higgins, Cavanagh & Cooney, LLP is an active member of ALFA International, the global network of 145 law firms including 80 U.S. firms. As a result, we can offer our clients highly skilled representation whenever and wherever the need arises.

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  • Arbitration
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Construction Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Government Contracts
  • Insurance Law
  • Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
  • Transportation Law
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

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