Education: University of Rhode Island (B.A., 1979, Phi Beta Kappa); Villanova University (J.D., 1983).
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION: Past recognition from franchise trade publication as a preeminent national franchise lawyer; Fellow of Rhode Island Bar Foundation.
Member: admitted to Rhode Island bar 1983, Pennsylvania; 1984, U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island; Federal Bar Associations. Admitted to Massachusetts Bar; University Club, Rhode Island Country Club.
PROJECTS: Title Counsel for construction of office park in RI by national financial services company; Purchaser counsel for 50 unit restaurant network; Developer counsel on numerous condominium projects in RI; Purchaser's counsel from major Providence office building; Purchaser's counsel for major RI manufacturer's new building development; Landlord counsel for $300K per annum commercial lease of warehouse facility in RI; Zoning and permitting counsel to national franchise restaurant; Seller's counsel from transfer of financial services software company; Purchaser's counsel from acquisition of regional newspaper; Purchaser counsel assembling multi-property self-storage network; Seller's counsel from private equity investment into family owned self-storage company; Seller's counsel is $100M sale of assets.
Practice Areas: Mergers and acquisitions, franchise law, commercial leasing, real estate purchase and development, zoning and planning, business succession planning, corporate advisory.