Major changes for physician non-compete agreements in RI and CT

Earlier this summer, the state legislatures in Rhode Island and Connecticut passed significant legislation concerning the use of non-compete agreements for physicians. On July 12, 2016, RI governor Gina Raimondo signed into law a sweeping prohibition of the use of…

Best Practices for Non-Profit Boards of Directors

By W. Parish Lentz In recent weeks, we have seen headlines in Massachusetts and Rhode Island related to major criminal investigations in the non-profit community. These scandals range from the misappropriation of grant funding to excessive compensation or private benefit at…

New EEOC Rules on Employer-Sponsored Wellness Programs

By Greg Vanden-Eykel Employer-sponsored wellness programs, popular due to their goals of promoting healthy lifestyles for employees and decreasing health care costs, have been subject to scrutiny by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) because of their privacy implications and potential…

Barton Gilman continues to expand attorney roster

BOSTON/PROVIDENCE (April 21, 2016) – April Fabregat-LeBlanc and John D. Meara have recently joined Barton Gilman LLP, expanding the firm’s insurance defense and litigation practices. Fabregat-LeBlanc joins the firm as an associate practicing in the areas of insurance defense and…