Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP

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40 Westminster Street
Suite 1100
Providence, Rhode Island 02903–7104, United States
Contact: Jennifer O'Leary Cathell
Phone: (401) 861-8200
Fax: (401) 861-8210
Areas of Practice
  • Administrative Law
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Business Torts
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Education
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privacy
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Taxation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Other U.S. Locations
  • Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island
Number of Attorneys
50-100 Attorneys

Make Your Online Terms of Service "Uber" Enforceable

Are your online Terms of Service enforceable? Businesses should review their account registration process in light of a recent court decision. In Meyer v. Uber Technologies, Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Business Organizations, Consumer Protection, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Act Fast: Tax Amnesty Program Offers Huge Opportunity

The Rhode Island Division of Taxation is offering a tax amnesty window program, beginning December 1. This is the first amnesty program since 2012, and the terms (discussed below) are very favorable to taxpayers. Any taxpayer…more
 /  Taxation

Is Your Business Insured Against A Cyber Attack?

Your business has insurance coverage for flood and fire damage. You are protected if an employee gets into a car accident. But are you covered for a cyber attack?…more
 /  Business Organizations, Consumer Protection, Privacy, Insurance, Science, Computers, & Technology

Rhode Island Paid Sick Leave Law Lacks Clarity on Several Key Issues

After many revisions, the Rhode Island Healthy and Safe Families and Workplaces Act (the “Sick Leave Law”) was signed into law last week. The basics are as follows..…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Rhode Island State Tax – 2018 Budget Highlights

After some delay, Rhode Island's budget bill (H. 5175Aaa) was finally signed into law by the governor on August 3, 2017. The budget contains a number of changes impacting the administration of state and local taxes, not the…more
 /  Taxation

Massachusetts Employers Take Notice: Evaluate and Comply Now or Risk Paying More Later

The time has come for Massachusetts’ employers to start preparing for the implementation of the law entitled An Act to Establish Pay Equity (the “Law”) that will go into effect on July 1, 2018. The Law represents a significant…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Accommodating Medical Marijuana Users: A National Trend?

Marijuana is a Schedule I drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act, and the use, sale and possession of marijuana remains illegal under federal law. In recent years, however, a majority of states (at last count, 29…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Massachusetts High Court Concludes that State Anti-Discrimination Laws Protect Medical Marijuana Users

In May 2017, we reported on Callahan v. Darlington Fabrics and the Moore Company, a Rhode Island Superior Court decision that applied workplace anti-discrimination protections to medical marijuana users. Massachusetts has now…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Holding the Bag: Update Your Operating Agreement or Face the Tax Consequences

New Law – Direct Assessment of LLC Tax Liability - The Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act (“TEFRA”) has governed the procedures for auditing partnerships since 1982. Under TEFRA, if the IRS audited an LLC taxed as a…more
 /  Business Organizations, Taxation

Massachusetts Supreme Court Ruling will Lead to More Disappointments for Employers who Purchase EPLI Policies

Are you sleeping better knowing that you have purchased Employment Practices Liability Insurance (“EPLI”) to cover your company against employment claims? Well it may be time to wake up…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Insurance, Labor & Employment Law

Rhode Island Company Liable for Refusing to Hire Marijuana User – Is Massachusetts Next?

On May 23rd, the Rhode Island Superior Court ruled that a local company is guilty of discriminating against a prospective employee for refusing to hire the employee because the employee actively used medical marijuana pursuant…more
 /  Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law

Lending Industry Take Note: U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Scope of Right to Sue Under Federal Fair Housing Act

A city’s lawsuit against various banks under the federal Fair Housing Act (“FHA”) to recover property tax revenues allegedly lost due to discriminatory lending practices has survived . . . for now. In a recent decision, the U.S…more
 /  Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Finance & Banking, Real Estate - Residential, Taxation

High Hopes Dashed -- Challenges in Protecting Trademarks for Marijuana-Related Products and Services

BluHawaii. Purple Kush. Willie’s Reserve. Kiva. California Finest. Altai. Are these the names of new beverages? To the contrary, these are some brand names for competing strains of marijuana. Legalized marijuana sales in the…more
 /  Business Organizations, Intellectual Property

New Supreme Court Decision Reminds Parties to Bankruptcies to Keep their Priorities Straight

In a recent decision, the U.S. Supreme Court turned aside the efforts of a debtor and a group of creditors to make an end-run around the Bankruptcy Code’s priority rules by distributing assets to junior creditors ahead of…more
 /  Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure, Finance & Banking

Supreme Court Decision On Arbitration Clauses Could Significantly Reduce Employer Exposure to Class Claims

Savvy employers always need to be on the look-out for ways to mitigate the ever-growing risks posed by increasingly burdensome state and federal employment laws. Later this year, the U.S. Supreme Court will have the chance to…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law
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