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Year founded: 2006
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Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC (PLDO) is a leading, full service law firm that is committed to bringing entrepreneurial business principles to the practice of law. The firm’s success is rooted in its innovative, cutting edge approach to modern legal representation by a team of talented attorneys with deep legal knowledge in multiple disciplines and industries. Founded in 2006, the firm is built on the core values of client respect, responsiveness, superior service and teamwork that has resulted in long-lasting relationships with clients.

Many of our attorneys are trained in multiple disciplines and have been recognized by their peers as Best Lawyers in America® in their disciplines and are distinguished as AV Preeminent attorneys from Martindale Hubbell – the highest rating based on both legal ability and professional ethics. Our team approach, extensive knowledge and depth of experience enables our attorneys to identify the core issues in client matters and effectively apply the right resources to resolve issues. The firm's primary practice areas include business law, nonprofit law, health care law, government relations and legislative strategies, employment law, cyber law, special masterships, criminal defense, alternative dispute resolution and mediation services, estate planning and administration and probate and trust litigation, tax law, municipal law and real estate development and commercial lending.

PLDO’s Rhode Island office is located at Northwoods Office Park, 1301 Atwood Avenue, Suite 215 N, Johnston, RI. Other office locations include: Peninsula Plaza, 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 260, Boca Raton, FL; One Boston Place, Suite 2600, Boston, MA, and 901 Main Street, Suite O, Osterville, MA. For more information, call toll free at 866-353-3310 or visit

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Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC is metro ranked in 15 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

Boston, MA
Tier 3 for Health Care Law
Rhode Island, RI
Tier 1 for Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Tier 1 for Employment Law - Management
Tier 1 for Government Relations Practice
Tier 1 for Labor Law - Management


Metro Rankings

Boston, MA
Tier 3 for Health Care Law
Rhode Island, RI
Tier 1 for Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Tier 1 for Employment Law - Management
Tier 1 for Government Relations Practice
Tier 1 for Labor Law - Management
Tier 1 for Litigation - Labor and Employment
Tier 1 for Nonprofit / Charities Law
Tier 1 for Securities / Capital Markets Law
Tier 2 for Administrative / Regulatory Law
Tier 2 for Corporate Governance Law
Tier 2 for Corporate Law
Tier 2 for Criminal Defense: General Practice
Tier 2 for Health Care Law
Tier 2 for Mediation
Tier 2 for Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Tier 3 for Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Cannabis Law
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Closely-Held Businesses
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Compliance Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Cyber Law
  • Elder Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Energy Law
  • Energy Regulatory Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Businesses
  • Gaming Law
  • Government Contracts
  • Government Relations Practice
  • Health Care Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - ERISA
  • Litigation - Health Care
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
  • Litigation - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Litigation - Municipal
  • Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy)
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Mediation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Military Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Native American Law
  • Privacy and Data Security Law
  • Public Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Social And Digital Media Law
  • Special Masterships in Prison Monitoring
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Venture Capital Law
  • Workers' Compensation Law - Employers

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

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Main Location

Johnston, RI
Northwoods Office Park, Suite 215-N
1301 Atwood Avenue
Johnston, RI 02919
United States
401-824-5100 Call our Johnston, RI location at 401-824-5100 Get Directions Get directions to our Johnston, RI location

Office Locations

Boca Raton, FL
Peninsula Plaza, Suite 260
2424 North Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL 33431
United States
561-362-2030 Call our Boca Raton, FL location at 561-362-2030 Get Directions Get directions to our Boca Raton, FL location
Boston, MA
One Boston Place, Suite 2600
201 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02108
United States
866-353-3310 Call our Boston, MA location at 866-353-3310 Get Directions Get directions to our Boston, MA location
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