Rhode Island


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Financial and corporate
Adler Pollock & Sheehan

Founded in 1969, Adler Pollock & Sheehan is a New England firm that represents local, national and international clients in a wide range of complex legal matters. Since its foundation, the firm has grown with four offices in Providence and Newport, Rhode Island, in addition to Boston, Massachusetts, and Manchester, New Hampshire. The firm is also a member of Lex Mundi, an international network of firms that are leaders or prominent players in their respective jurisdictions.   

The financial and corporate group represents foreign and US based multinationals, emerging companies, entrepreneurs, financial institutions, college and universities. Key sectors are energy and telecommunications, environmental, gaming, health care and hospitality. In the past, the firm advised Health Care, the largest post-acute provider in New York, to enter Rhode Island Health Care Community. 

Duffy & Sweeney

Based in Providence, Rhode Island, Duffy & Sweeney was founded in 1996. A distinguished firm in financial and corporate area, Duffy & Sweeney has a good reputation in the M&A space.  

The M&A team represents both sellers and buyers in a variety sectors. Over the research period, the team worked on numerous deals. The firm represented IMV, a global fishing and processing company based in Netherlands, on its acquisition of Stavis Seafood. In another transaction, the firm served as counsel to Alpha Omega Instruments on its acquisition by COSA Xenatour 

The banking and finance team represent banks and other institutional lenders in a wide array of credit facilities. For example, the team completed a $45 million loan plus bond financing to finance hospital projects for an award-winning Rhode Island healthcare institution.