Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP

Law Firm in Providence, RI

About This Firm

Edwards Wildman lawyers are known internationally for their work in private equity, venture capital, corporate and finance transactions, complex litigation, insurance and reinsurance, and intellectual property.

Our clients know us as their trusted legal and business adviser—providing the strategic, collaborative and client-focused counsel that helps protect and advance their business goals.

Creative yet pragmatic, we bring deep industry knowledge and take the time to develop an intimate understanding of our clients' businesses, to help them effectively navigate risk, regulatory issues and the diverse challenges of a competitive marketplace—in the boardroom or the courtroom.

With more than a century of experience, working with Fortune 500 and FTSE 250 clients and start-up companies alike, throughout a range of industries and across three continents, we are a forceful advocate for our clients' businesses.

The business of Edwards Wildman...

• Over 625 attorneys spanning 15 offices on 3 continents, including the in the US, UK, Japan, and Hong Kong.

Our lawyers have been recognized by:

Edwards Wildman has a rating of 100% in the Human Rights Campaign's annual Corporate Equality Index.

In 2012, US News/Best Lawyers listed Edwards Wildman in 19 national rankings and 62 practice area rankings, including a Tier 1 ranking in the category of "Litigation — Intellectual Property."

The BTI Client Service A-Team: The Survey of Law Firm Client Service Performance recognizes Edwards Wildman for delivering superior client service.

Edwards Wildman and its attorneys are recognized by Chambers USA, Chambers UK and Chambers Asia-Pacific for excellence in 42 categories including: Corporate/M&A, Banking & Finance, Bankruptcy/Restructuring, Corporate/M&A, Healthcare, Intellectual Property, Private Equity: Buyouts, Corporate/Commercial, Corporate/Commercial: Banking & Finance, Corporate/Commercial: Intellectual Property, Reinsurance, Intellectual Property: General and Public International Law.

Legal 500 (UK) recognizes Edwards Wildman for having leading practices in Life Sciences, M&A transactions, equity buy-outs, private equity formation and venture capital.

Edwards Wildman ranked 9th overall based on the number of private equity and venture capital deals closed in 2011, according to the Dow Jones, Private Equity Analyst's ranking of the "Most Active Law Firms."

Reactions, a leading insurance publication, named Edwards Wildman the 2012 Best Global Law Firm of the Year.

Thomson Financial ranks Edwards Wildman #1 in its national ranking of "Top Bond Counsel (Competitive)" for 2011. Additionally, Edwards Wildman is ranked 9th in the overall national category of "Top Bond Counsel."

World Trademark Review ranks Edwards Wildman among the Top 25 firms in the world in its World Trademark Review 1000 listing.

  • Administrative Law
  • Admiralty and Maritime Law
  • Antitrust and Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Aviation and Aerospace
  • Banking Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Communications Law
  • Construction Law
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Debtor and Creditor
  • Education Law
  • Elder Law
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employee Benefits
  • Energy
  • Entertainment Law
  • Sports Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Finance
  • General Practice
  • Government
  • Government Contracts
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • International Trade
  • Internet Law
  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation
  • Media Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Taxation
  • Technology and Science
  • Toxic Torts
  • Transportation
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Wills
  • Probate
  • Zoning Law
  • Planning Law
  • Land Use
  • Academic Employment
  • Age Discrimination
  • Agency Litigation
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Antitrust
  • Arbitration Insurance
  • Arbitration
  • Bank Regulatory Law
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Acquisitions
  • Capital Finance
  • Civil Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Lender Law
  • Commercial Loans
  • Commercial Real Estate Finance
  • Communications Finance
  • Complex Litigation
  • Computer Law
  • Construction Finance
  • Copyrights
  • Covenant - Not To Compete
  • Creditors Rights
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Defamation
  • Emerging Growth Companies
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Wrongful Discharge & Discrimination.
  • Employee Discrimination
  • Employment at Will
  • Employment Law
  • Employment Litigation
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Law
  • Estate Administration
  • Financial Services Law
  • Estate Litigation
  • Estate Planning
  • Executive Compensation
  • Hazardous Materials
  • Health Law
  • Fiduciary Law
  • Hospital Law
  • Insolvency
  • General Corporate Law
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Regulatory
  • Guardianship
  • Insurance Transactions
  • International Business Law
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • Labor Law
  • Lending
  • Litigation of Restrictive Covenants
  • Loan Workout Law
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Maritime Law
  • Mass Torts
  • Mediation
  • Professional Discipline
  • Drug and Medical Device Litigation
  • Medical Pharmacy Malpractice
  • Public Finance
  • Mortgage Lending Licensing
  • Municipal Bonds
  • Negligence
  • Non-Competition Agreements
  • Partnerships
  • Patent Infringement
  • Patent Law
  • Patent Litigation
  • Personal Tax Planning Law
  • Premises Liability
  • Professional Organization Law
  • Trademark Litigation
  • Public Utility Regulation
  • Real Estate Foreclosures
  • Trademarks
  • Real Estate Workouts
  • Receiverships
  • Venture Capital
  • Venture Capital Finance
  • Reinsurance
  • Risk Management
  • Sex Discrimination
  • Surety Law
  • Tax Exempt Bonds
  • Tax Exempt Finance
  • Tax Planning For Corporations
  • Taxation of Estates Law
  • Trade Secrets Agreements
  • Trusts
  • Unfair Competition
  • White Collar Criminal Defense
  • Computer & Technology Transactions
  • Debt & Equity Finance
  • Development & Leasing
  • Estate & Gift Taxation
  • Food & Drug Regulation
  • Gift & Transfer Mechanisms
  • Health & Hospital Law
  • Land Use & Litigation
  • Landlord & Tenant Law
  • Licensing & Distribution Arrangements
  • Licensing & Unfair Competition
  • Litigation Federal & State Courts
  • Occupational Safety & Health
  • Refinance & Development Law
  • Reinsurance Litigation & Arbitration
  • Secured & Asset Based Lending
  • Technology & Transaction Law

Overall Client Rating

in Business Law, Taxation and Trusts and Estates
4.2 out of 5.0

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Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
2800 Financial Plaza,
Providence, RI 02903




401-276-6611 Cable Address: "Edwangle Providence" Telex: 952001 "E A PVD"


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Office Information
 2800 Financial Plaza,
Providence, RI 02903


Other Offices
Boston Office
111 Huntington Avenue Boston, Massachusetts
Irvine Office
3 Park Plaza, Suite 400 Irvine, California
Los Angeles Office
1901 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1700 Los Angeles, California
Hartford Office
20 Church Street Hartford, Connecticut
Stamford Office
201 Broad Street Stamford, Connecticut
Washington Office
1875 Eye Street, NW Washington, District of Columbia
Miami Office
801 Brickell Ave, Miami, Florida
West Palm Beach Office
525 Okeechobee Boulevard, Suite 1600 West Palm Beach, Florida
Chicago Office
225 West Wacker Drive, Suite 3000 Chicago, Illinois
Morristown Office
44 Whippany Road, Suite 280 Morristown, New Jersey
New York Office
750 Lexington Avenue New York, New York
Hong Kong Office
99 Queen's Road Central Hong Kong
London Office
69 Old Broad Street London
Tokyo Office
2-11-1, Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku Tokyo
Istanbul Office
Buyukdere Caddesi Maya Akar Center, No: 100-102B Blok Kat:18 Istanbul
Boston, Massachusetts Office: 111 Huntington Avenue, 02199-7613. Telephone: 617-239-0100. Telecopier: 617-227-4420.
Chicago, Illinois Office: 225 West Wacker Drive, Suite 3000, 60606. Telephone: 312-201-2000. Fax: 312-201-2555.
Hartford, Connecticut Office: 20 Church Street, 06103. Telephone: 860-525-5065. Fax: 860-527-4198.
Hong Kong, China Office: 2703, 27/F The Center, 99 Queen's Road Central. Telephone: +852 3150 1900. Fax: +852 2116 9330.
Istanbul, Turkey Office: Buyukdere Caddesi Maya Akar Center, No: 100-102B Blok Kat:18, 34394. Telephone: +90 (212) 272 6364. Fax: +90 (212) 272 6365.
London, England Office: Dashwood, 69 Old Broad Street, EC2M 1QS. Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7583 4055. Fax: +44 (0) 20 7353 7377.
Los Angeles, California Office: 1901 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1700, 90067. Telephone: 310-860-8700. Fax: 310-860-3800.
Morristown, New Jersey Office: 44 Whippany Road, Suite 280, 07960. Telephone: 973-520-2300. Fax: 973-520-2600.
Miami, Florida Office: 1001 Brickell Bay Drive, Suite 1808, 33131. Telephone: 561-833-7700. Fax: 561-655-8719.
New York, New York Office: 750 Lexington Avenue, 10022-1200. Telephone: 212-308-4411. Fax: 212-308-4844.
Orange County, California Office: 3 Park Plaza, Suite 400, Irvine, 92614. Telephone: 949-423-2100. Fax: 949-423-2101.
Stamford, Connecticut Office: One Canterbury Green, 201 Broad Street, 06901. Telephone: 203-975-7505. Fax: 203-975-7180.
Tokyo, Japan Office: Sanno Park Tower, 3rd Floor, 2-11-1, Nagata-cho, Chiyoda-ku, 100-6162. Telephone: +81 (0) 3 6205 3063. Fax: +81 (0) 3 6205 3100.
Washington, D.C. Office: 1875 Eye Street, NW, 20006. Telephone: 202-478-7370. Fax: 202-478-7380.
West Palm Beach, Florida Office: 525 Okeechobee Boulevard, Suite 1600, 33401. Telephone: 561-833-7700. Fax: 561-655-8719.

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