Richard R. Beretta, Jr.

Richard R. Beretta, Jr.


Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.

Recognized since 2007

Providence, Rhode Island

Practice Areas

Administrative / Regulatory Law

Government Relations Practice

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Administrative / Regulatory Law
Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Administrative / Regulatory Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Government Relations Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Administrative / Regulatory Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Government Relations Practice
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Skilled in governmental relations and legislative issues, Richard assists domestic and international companies to succeed and grow, in both regulated and deregulated industries including energy and telecommunications, financial services, health care, insurance, retail, real estate development, entertainment and manufacturing.

His considerable energy experience includes representing domestic and foreign energy companies in developing New England generation facilities. He served as lead counsel in the siting of Rhode Island’s largest electric generation plant.

Richard also has broad experience in litigation matters where he defends insured and self-insured clients in health care litigation, construction accidents, professional liability, product liability, premises liability, corrections actions and director and officer liability matters as well as representing fidelity and surety companies in the litigation of fiduciary/inventory loss and construction disputes.

Location

  • One Citizens Plaza, Eighth Floor
    Providence, RI 02903-1345

Education

  • Northeastern University , J.D., graduated 1989
  • Tufts University, DMD, graduated 1986
  • College of the Holy Cross, AB, graduated 1982

Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.
Headquarters: Providence, Rhode Island

27 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

10 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2022 - Administrative / Regulatory Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Government Relations Practice Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2015 - Administrative / Regulatory Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Government Relations Practice

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law, Providence (2022)
  • Government Relations Practice, Providence (2016)
  • Administrative / Regulatory Law, Providence (2015)
  • Government Relations Practice, Providence (2013)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Government Relations Practice

Special Focus

  • Government Relations

Awards:

  • Best Lawyers’ 2013 Lawyer of the Year, Government Relations Practice, Providence.
  • AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, highest rating given to attorneys.
  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in the 2007 - 2013 editions of The Best Lawyers in America® in the fields of governmental relations and administrative law.

"Richard Beretta has outstanding responsiveness and understanding of business and related issues crucial to our needs."

"Mr. Beretta is highly experienced and knowledgeable on many legal matters, especially commercial litigation. We never went wrong in following his advice. He always has our best interests and goes above and beyond to deliver excellent service."

- Richard LeClerc (Lifespan), Pawtucket, RI

"Rich is always available. He has effectively advocated for us in many circumstances. His advice is always on the mark. He possesses great persuasive skills and is always thorough in his analysis. I would recommend him highly."

- Richard LeClerc (Lifespan), Pawtucket, RI

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