Rita focuses her practice on civil litigation, in the areas of general liability, professional liability, education law, employment law, and insurance coverage. Prior to joining the firm, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Gilbert V. Indeglia of the Rhode Island Supreme Court and to the Rhode Island Supreme Court Trial Court Law Clerk Department. Rita earned her J.D., summa cum laude, from Roger Williams University School of Law and her B.A., cum laude, from Rhode Island College. She is admitted to practice in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Eddie focuses his practice on civil litigation, in the areas of general liability, professional liability, employment law, and insurance coverage. Prior to joining the firm, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Associate Justice Francis X. Flaherty of the Rhode Island Supreme Court and to the Honorable Michael A. Silverstein of the Rhode Island Superior Court. Eddie earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from Roger Williams University School of Law and his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Rhode Island. He is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
“We warmly welcome Rita and Eddie to the Barton Gilman family. They will be integral in continuing to provide our clients with exceptional representation and service,” said hiring partner Angela L. Carr.
About Barton Gilman
Barton Gilman serves clients throughout the Northeast with offices in Boston, Providence and New York, offering legal services in a wide variety of matters, including medical and other professional liability defense, premises liability and business litigation, as well as education law, employment, family law, insurance coverage, trusts and estates, criminal defense, corporate formation and intellectual property. The firm and its attorneys have received numerous awards and accolades, including Best Lawyers, Best Law Firms, Best Places to Work Rhode Island, Outstanding Philanthropic Business, and Super Lawyers.
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