Our Litigation attorneys are some of the most effective and successful in the Northeast—proven across industries and disciplines. We listen carefully and work closely with you to understand your business and the details of your dispute. We establish optimal strategies for accomplishing your goals in a way that aligns with your business interests. We regularly appear in courts across the country on behalf of corporations, individuals, insurers, nonprofits, and government entities.


Avoid costly proceedings—win critical actions.

We find the most sensible way to resolve your dispute. We’ll represent your interests and resolve matters using arbitration, mediation, and other alternative dispute mechanisms. Should a matter be best pursued in court, you are assured of a rigorous, strategic, and hard-fought engagement.


Case Studies

Case Study

Significant Victory in Defeating Discovery Sought by International Bank

Achieved a significant victory in defeating discovery sought by Alfa Bank, a large Russian bank, from a Rhode Island resident. Alfa Bank alleges that resident was involved in uncovering information used by others as evidence of communications between Alfa …

Case Study

Victory in Case of First Impression: Zoning Restrictions and Short-term Rentals in RI

When the Town of Barrington (the "Town") told the Rhode Island School of Design (“RISD”) that its use of certain property as a short-term rental violated the Town Zoning Ordinance, RISD turned to Hinckley Allen for help.The Town applied the definition …

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News & Insight

Firm News

Hinckley Allen Elevates Ten Attorneys to Partner

January 3, 2022

Hinckley Allen announced today that ten attorneys at the firm have been elevated to Partner.They are: Chad J. Caplan, Christine E. Dieter, Laurel M. Gilbert, Thomas W. Madonna, Jr., Elizabeth J. McEvoy, Alexander P. Montgomery, Libbie Howley O'Keeffe, Dami…

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Attorney Seta Accaoui Joins Hinckley Allen Litigation Group

December 13, 2021

Seta Accaoui has joined Hinckley Allen as an associate in the litigation group at the firm’s Providence office. Seta’s practice area is focused on asbestos and talc litigation, toxic torts, products liability and insurance defense. She also has handled…

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Dropped Charges Against MIT Professor Doesn’t Mean China Initiative Investigations are Over

January 21, 2022

On January 20, 2022, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced its decision to drop its case against Gang Chen, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering who was criminally charged last year for failing t…


“Patients First” Law Brings New Fines, and Potential Discipline for Health Care Industry

January 7, 2022

On January 1, 2022 certain provisions of the Massachusetts “Patients First” law[1] (the “Patients First Act”) went into effect that require advance notice to patients of a provider’s network status and estimated costs of care. These new requireme…

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