Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC (PLDO) is a leading, full service law firm that is committed to bringing entrepreneurial business principles to the practice of law. The firm’s success is rooted in its innovative, cutting edge approach to modern legal representation by a team of talented attorneys with deep legal knowledge in multiple disciplines and industries. Founded in 2006, the firm is built on the core values of client respect, responsiveness, superior service and teamwork that has resulted in long-lasting relationships with clients. 

Many of our attorneys are trained in multiple disciplines and have been recognized by their peers as Best Lawyers in America® in their disciplines and are distinguished as AV Preeminent attorneys from Martindale Hubbell – the highest rating based on both legal ability and professional ethics. Our team approach, extensive knowledge and depth of experience enables our attorneys to identify the core issues in client matters and effectively apply the right resources to resolve issues. The firm's primary practice areas include business law, nonprofit law, health care law, government relations and legislative strategies, employment law, cyber law, special masterships, criminal defense, alternative dispute resolution and mediation services, estate planning and administration and probate and trust litigation, tax law, municipal law and real estate development and commercial lending. 

PLDO’s Rhode Island office is located at Northwoods Office Park, 1301 Atwood Avenue, Suite 215 N, Johnston, RI. Other office locations include: Peninsula Plaza, 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 260, Boca Raton, FL; One Boston Place, Suite 2600, Boston, MA, and 901 Main Street, Suite O, Osterville, MA. For more information, call toll free at 866-353-3310 or visit www.pldolaw.com.

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  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Cannabis Law
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Closely-Held Businesses
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Cyber Law
  • Elder Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Energy Regulatory Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Businesses
  • Gaming Law
  • Government Contracts
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - Health Care
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Municipal
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Mediation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Military Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Native American Law
  • Privacy and Data Security Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Social And Digital Media Law
  • Special Masterships in Prison Monitoring
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Venture Capital Law
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

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PIERCING THE CORPORATE VEIL


PIERCING THE CORPORATE VEIL

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AVOIDING COMMON LEGAL MISTAKES MADE BY STARTUPS


AVOIDING COMMON LEGAL MISTAKES MADE BY STARTUPS

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IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS WHEN DRAFTING WATERFALL PROVISIONS IN OPERATING AGREEMENTS


IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS WHEN DRAFTING WATERFALL PROVISIONS IN OPERATING AGREEMENTS

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FORTHCOMING TRENDS IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE REGULATION


FORTHCOMING TRENDS IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE REGULATION

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CONSIDERATIONS IN PURCHASING A UNIONIZED BUSINESS


CONSIDERATIONS IN PURCHASING A UNIONIZED BUSINESS

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THE IMPORTANCE OF COVENANTS IN A BUSINESS TRANSACTION TO PROTECT YOUR INTERESTS


THE IMPORTANCE OF COVENANTS IN A BUSINESS TRANSACTION TO PROTECT YOUR INTERESTS

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MANAGING THE DUE DILIGENCE PROCESS FOR INVESTORS AND ENTREPRENEURS


MANAGING THE DUE DILIGENCE PROCESS FOR INVESTORS AND ENTREPRENEURS

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THE INTERSECTION OF LEGAL AND BUSINESS ISSUES


THE INTERSECTION OF LEGAL AND BUSINESS ISSUES

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TECHNOLOGY – A KEY FACTOR DRIVING SUCCESS IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY


TECHNOLOGY – A KEY FACTOR DRIVING SUCCESS IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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CHALLENGES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY


CHALLENGES IN THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

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Managing Impacts of the Coronavirus in the Construction Industry


Managing Impacts of the Coronavirus in the Construction Industry

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DANGER LURKS WITH INCENTIVE-BASED SALES STRATEGIES FOR HEALTH IT PLATFORMS


DANGER LURKS WITH INCENTIVE-BASED SALES STRATEGIES FOR HEALTH IT PLATFORMS

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RAISING CAPITAL FOR STARTUPS


RAISING CAPITAL FOR STARTUPS

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10 KEY ELEMENTS OF A FAMILY BUSINESS SUCCESSION PLAN


10 KEY ELEMENTS OF A FAMILY BUSINESS SUCCESSION PLAN

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KEYS TO CREATING A SUCCESSFUL SUCCESSION PLAN FOR CLOSELY HELD BUSINESSES


KEYS TO CREATING A SUCCESSFUL SUCCESSION PLAN FOR CLOSELY HELD BUSINESSES

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Project Nightingale and the Take-Away Lesson for Providers And Payors


Project Nightingale and the Take-Away Lesson for Providers And Payors

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