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The Employers Counsel Network is proud to include law firms in all 50 states that advise and represent employers in workplace-related issues and disputes. In addition, attorneys at each of these firms write their state’s Employment Law Letter, a monthly newsletter for HR professionals, employers, and in-house counsel. Please find our member law firm in Rhode Island below:
100 Westminster Street, Suite 710
Providence, RI 02903-2319
Phone: (401) 270-4500
Fax: (401) 270-3760

Timothy K. Baldwin (Full Bio)'s practice is primarily that of an appellate litigator. He also represents clients in business litigation and employment matters. Tim has read every published decision from the Rhode Island and United States Supreme Courts from October 2012 to the present. He is an excellent researcher, writer and drafter, and persuasively applies the facts to the law both in written and oral form. He researches a wide array of issues arising in civil and criminal litigation, and monitors legal developments in state and federal courts. Tim has significant expertise in criminal reentry issues, and assisted in the creation and ongoing support of H. (Read more)

E-mail Contact | P: (401) 270-0330 F: (401) 270-3760 100 Westminster Street, Suite 710 Providence, RI 02903-2319

Sara A. Rapport (Full Bio) emphasizes her practice on labor and employment law. She represents school committees and other municipal employers in negotiations, and before administrative bodies and in the courts. On a daily basis Sara advises employers regarding best practices and compliance with federal and state labor, employment and education law. She also regularly prosecutes interest arbitration hearings on behalf of municipal employers. Sara has represented an employer in Superior Court and before the Supreme Court, successfully defending against a complex claim seeking injunctive relief, and prosecuting a matter of first impression addressing the intersection of state education and labor law. (Read more)

E-mail Contact | P: (401) 270-4500 F: (401) 270-3760 100 Westminster Street, Suite 710 Providence, RI 02903-2319

Matthew H. Parker (Full Bio)'s practice is focused on employment litigation, business litigation and labor law. He represents employers and individuals in federal and state courts, and he is also experienced practicing before administrative agencies such as the R.I. Commission for Human Rights and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Among other issues, Matt has litigated contract and insurance disputes, benefits claims, discrimination claims, collection actions, and tort actions. He is a native Rhode Islander, and a member of the boards of directors of the Providence Community Boating Center and the East Side/Mount Hope YMCA. (Read more)

E-mail Contact | P: (401) 270-4500 F: (401) 270-3760 100 Westminster Street, Suite 710 Providence, RI 02903-2319

Timothy Cavazza (Full Bio)'s practice is concentrated on management-side labor and employment law, and related litigation. He works extensively in the area of labor relations, advising and representing employers in unfair labor practice proceedings, collective bargaining negotiations and grievance and interest arbitrations. Tim also represents employers in employment litigation matters before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. In addition, Tim counsels employers in all aspects of labor and employment law.

Prior to beginning his legal career, Tim worked in the commercial construction industry for several years in both unionized and non-unionized environments. (Read more)

E-mail Contact | P: (401) 270-0364 F: (401) 270-3760 100 Westminster Street, Suite 710 Providence, RI 02903-2319

Caroline Thibeault (Full Bio), a Providence College undergrad, also earned her J.D. from Boston College Law School. After graduation, she practiced in Massachusetts, where she focused on public sector labor and employment and school law. She previously served as a judicial intern for both the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Supreme Court. In her current practice, she focuses on both private and public sector labor and employment law and litigation. In her spare time, she enjoys running and hiking with her dog.

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E-mail Contact | P: (401) 270-3136 F: (401) 270-3760 100 Westminster Street, Suite 710 Providence, RI 02903-2319

Marissa L. Janton (Full Bio) is an associate with Whelan Corrente & Flanders LLP in Providence. She received her law degree from the Roger Williams University School of Law, where she was the Executive Articles Editor for the Law Review. Prior to joining Whelan Corrente, she clerked for Francis X. Flaherty on the Rhode Island Supreme Court. Her more recent experience includes working as a staff attorney for the Rhode Island Center for Justice and the Rhode Island Commission for Human Rights.

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E-mail Contact | P: (401) 270-0180 F: (401) 270-3760 100 Westminster Street, Suite 710 Providence, RI 02903-2319