Matt Plain completes 2013 Leadership Rhode Island program

PROVIDENCE (Nov. 20, 2013) – Matt Plain recently joined fellow participants in the 2013 Leadership Rhode Island class in downtown Providence to celebrate their completion of a rigorous 10-month community leadership program. Following a competitive application and selection process, Plain and his…

Barton Gilman selected to Best Law Firms rankings

BOSTON (Nov. 4, 2013) – Barton Gilman LLP was recently selected to the 2014 Best Law Firms rankings in two practice areas – medical malpractice defense and personal injury defense. Firms included in the rankings, compiled by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers,…

Open Meetings Act: A Refresher

The contours of Rhode Island’s Open Meetings Act (OMA) were highlighted by the recent dust-up between the Rhode Island Board of Education and the American Civil Liberties Union over the propriety of the Board’s consideration during a Board-only retreat of…

New associate joins Barton Gilman

PROVIDENCE (Sept. 18, 2013) – Mark R. Fleury has joined Barton Gilman as an associate in the firm’s Providence office. Fleury comes to the firm with substantial experience in medical malpractice and personal injury defense. He also has significant appellate experience, having…