Gilman obtains med-mal defense verdict

BOSTON (Nov. 16, 2011) – Pamela S. Gilman recently persuaded a Massachusetts jury to reject a woman’s claim of medical malpractice against an anesthesiologist and nurse anesthetist related to facial scarring that resulted from a prolonged spinal surgery. After deliberating less than…

Three firm attorneys named 2011 New England Super Lawyers

BOSTON/PROVIDENCE (Oct. 26, 2011) – Three Barton Gilman attorneys have been chosen 2011 New England Super Lawyers, a directory of leading attorneys who are evaluated on various measures of peer recognition and professional achievement. Pamela S. Gilman was named a 2011 Massachusetts Super…

New attorney joins Boston office of firm

BOSTON (Oct. 7,  2011) – Greg Vanden-Eykel recently joined the Boston office of Barton Gilman as an associate. Vanden-Eykel will focus on civil litigation matters. Prior to law school, he was a consultant for companies in Boston and Washington, D.C., advising government…

Firm obtains summary judgment win for real estate appraiser

PROVIDENCE (Oct. 5, 2011) – Sheri L. Pizzi and Elizabeth R. Merritt recently persuaded a Rhode Island federal judge to dismiss all claims against a real estate appraiser, including negligent misrepresentation and fraud allegations. Following a foreclosure that yielded substantially lower proceeds…

Gilman, Connor selected to Best Lawyers in America 2012

BOSTON/PROVIDENCE (Sept. 12, 2011) – Pamela S. Gilman and Frank Connor were recently selected to Best Lawyers in America 2012. Selection to the Best Lawyers annual directory (www.bestlawyers.com) is based solely on peer-review surveys, and it includes attorneys across the country in 126 practice areas….

Firm obtains $1M insurance coverage arbitration win

BOSTON (Aug. 24, 2011) – The firm  recently obtained a significant victory for a large commercial insurer by persuading an arbitration panel to reject a claim for $1 million in insurance coverage. The panel found that the policyholder, an architectural and…

Groves appointed to RI Council for Humanities post

PROVIDENCE (July 25, 2011) – Tim Groves was recently appointed to the Governance Committee of the Rhode Island Council for Humanities (RICH). The Governance Committee works closely with the Council’s executive director in recruiting and evaluating board of director members….

Gilman named a Top Woman of Law

BOSTON (July 19, 2011) – Pamela S. Gilman has been named a Top Woman of Law by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. Chosen for her outstanding professional accomplishments, Pam and the other 2011 honorees will be celebrated at The Top Women of…

Firm sponsors theater production

PROVIDENCE (June 20, 2011) – The firm sponsored the Manton Avenue Project’s recent gala that featured an original musical partially written by children from Providence’s Olneyville neighborhood. The Manton Avenue Project creates original theater by teaming children with adult theater artists….

Court upholds arbitration ruling in favor of client

BOSTON (May 18, 2011) – Robert Elmer recently persuaded a panel of the Massachusetts Appeals Court to uphold an arbitrator’s ruling that the firm’s client was entitled to a $450,000 setoff for its payment of a commercial mortgage pre-payment penalty. Elmer…

The firm sponsors children’s theater production

PROVIDENCE (April 12 2011) – The firm recently sponsored the Manton Avenue Project’s production of original plays written and produced by school age children in the group. The Manton Avenue Project creates original theater by teaming children from the Olneyville neighborhood…