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  The Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register Preeminent Lawyers™ has recognized Heald & LeBoeuf,Ltd. as achieving the Highest Possible Peer Review Rating in both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards in the 2015 9th Edition.

  In February of 2014,  Heald & LeBoeuf, Ltd. received First Tier ranking from U.S. News – Best Law Firms.  Rankings are based on a thorough evaluation process that includes client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from top attorneys in their field, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.   Heald & LeBoeuf, Ltd. has been named a Tier 1 Metropolitan “Best Law Firm” in Rhode Island in the area of construction law.  Construction lawyers not only represent contractors and subcontractors, but also material suppliers, architects, engineers, owners, developers, banks, sureties and insurance companies.

 AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION

Thomas W. Heald, Esq. has been selected by the American Arbitration Association as Neutral Arbitrator.   The AAA’s National Roster of Arbitrators and Mediators consists of highly accomplished and respected experts from the legal and business communities who offer diverse experiences across a wide range of fields. Former federal and state judges, attorneys with exceptional subject-matter expertise, and business owners who understand the essence of the dispute are trained in a comprehensive program by the AAA to manage the dispute resolution process with fairness and skill, and an eye towards time- and cost-efficiency. These neutrals are bound by AAA established standards of behavior and ethics to be fair and unbiased.

  A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO CONSTRUCTION LAW IN RHODE ISLAND

Practice tools for each phase of construction representation – bidding through litigation
The twelve chapters were co-authored by  Thomas W. Heald, Esq. and Roger N. LeBoeuf, Esq. of  Heald & LeBoeuf, Ltd, whose combined expertise has been acquired through years of representing clients in Rhode Island construction matters, from bidding through contract negotiation, litigation and settlement.  For more information and/or to purchase “A Practical Guide To Construction Law In Rhode Island,” please click here

  Heald & LeBoeuf, Ltd. has been selected for inclusion in the 2015 edition of The Best LawyersBest Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public, as the most reliable, unbiased source of legal referrals anywhere.

•   We would like to welcome Associate, Joseph P. Carnevale IV, who has joined our team in July of 2014.  Joseph is a recent graduate of Roger Williams University School of Law where he received his Juris Doctorate.  Joseph served as a law clerk to George E. Healy Jr., Chief Judge of the Rhode Island Workers’ Compensation Court, in 2013-14. During his judicial clerkship in the appellate division of the Workers’ Compensation Court, Joseph worked on numerous trial and appellate decisions.

  For the 5th year in a row, Thomas W. Heald, Esq. has been named to the Super Lawyers list as one of the top attorneys in Rhode Island.  Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

  CONSTRUCTION LAW BULLETIN

    Heald & LeBoeuf, Ltd. publishes informative newsletters by our attorneys. Click on the links below to view our newsletters in pdf. format.

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