Poore & Rosenbaum LLP

Poore & Rosenbaum LLP

Dedicated law firm with 95 years' combined experience providing high quality legal representation

Firm Overview

Poore & Rosenbaum LLP in Providence, Rhode Island represents plaintiffs and defendants in Providence and Providence County in matters of arbitration & mediation, corporate real estate law, and more. The attorneys at Poore & Rosenbaum LLP have 95 years' combined legal experience in producing successful resolutions for clients. They offer the highest quality and integrity in legal representation from case inception to conclusion. Their knowledge and the small-firm, personalized service they offer help ensure positive results for you. The attorneys at Poore & Rosenbaum LLP work closely with you to understand your unique legal situation, and they cooperate with the other side when possible to obtain the best dispute resolution. If litigation is necessary, they represent their clients aggressively in court. Call the firm today to schedule a consultation.

Distinguished attorneys offering effective legal solutions for client:
The attorneys at Poore & Rosenbaum LLP are nationally recognized in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers as AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, a status earned through their:

--Experience - The firm's attorneys at the firm have a combined total of 95 years of legal experience. They have the skill and ability to guide clients to successful case resolutions. They are more than willing to put their knowledge to work for you.
--Personalized attention - As an esteemed law practice, Poore & Rosenbaum LLP upholds the highest ethical standard and treats clients with the attention and respect they deserve. Your success is a testament to their integrity and reputation.
--Positive impact - The attorneys at Poore & Rosenbaum LLP derive professional satisfaction from making a positive impact on the community and state. They do this through helping clients like you achieve positive results.

Focused practice emphasizing corporate law, mediation and real estate law:
Poore & Rosenbaum LLP represents clients in matters involving corporate law, arbitration & mediation, real estate law, and more.
--Corporate Law - In corporate law, the attorneys at Poore & Rosenbaum are dedicated to the creation or expansion of your company and help you navigate the complex corporate legal world.
--Arbitration & Mediation - In arbitration and mediation, the attorneys at the firm apply extensive knowledge and negotiation skills to ensure a truly just decision and fair outcome without the expense of a trial.
--Commercial Real Estate Law - They apply knowledge of property laws, real estate issues, and business and finance to all corporate real estate law matters, including commercial transactions and contracts.

Main Office

Main Office
30 Exchange Terrace, The Commerce Center
Providence, RI 2903




The attorneys at Poore & Rosenbaum LLP have 95 years of combined experience in the creation and protection of businesses, and they work tirelessly to secure the results that you desire.

The business world can be a fast-paced jungle, full of predators waiting to ambush a corporation that is unprepared to meet the many dangers in the marketplace. Don't fall prey to greedy partners, business rivals or volatile market forces.

Whether you are seeking to create a new business or to expand the horizons of your current company, they have the experience, dedication and skill to solve all your corporate legal problems.

Dedicated to protecting your business in Rhode Island
Poore & Rosenbaum LLP in Providence provides advisory, transactional and litigation services for clients in all areas of corporate law, including:

-Corporate formation
-Corporate restructuring
-Commercial and securities litigation
-Partnership and shareholder disputes
-Contract drafting and review
-Corporate securities
-Asset protection
-Mergers and acquisitions
-Labor and employment issues
-Intellectual property
-Commercial banking

Planning your Financial Future:
Poore & Rosenbaum LLP's top priority is ensuring that your business's success is secure today and in the future. The attorneys at Poore & Rosenbaum LLP are trained to approach every issue with a watchful eye towards the future. They work with clients to analyze your goals and aspirations. The firm forms corporations grounded in sound business strategies and stable corporate structures to protect your assets. Once your business is formed, they safeguard it from harm by drafting contracts and entering agreements that best suit your plans for long-term growth.

Poore & Rosenbaum LLP is committed to your prosperity and aggressively defends you in shareholder disputes and commercial lawsuits. The attorneys of the Providence firm are experienced trial lawyers and go the extra mile to produce the best possible results for clients.

William A. Poore

Poore & Rosenbaum LLP

Attorney William A. Poore's areas of concentration and expertise include personal injury, premise liability, business, commercial and corporate law, insurance, complex construction disputes, torts, product liability, maritime law, malpractice (medical and legal) and negligence claims. He is licensed to practice in Rhode Island Family, District, Superior and Supreme Courts (1973), as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island (1973), the U.S. District Court of Appeals (1980) and the U.S. Supreme Court (1987).

Attorney Poore has been principally engaged in the field of civil litigation on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants since 1973. Representation includes selected defense matters on behalf of the insurance and construction industries. He is an experienced trial attorney having concluded over one hundred and twenty (120) jury and non-jury trials in both State and Federal Courts.

Attorney Poore is extensively experienced in all forms of alternative dispute resolution: early neutral evaluations, binding and non-binding arbitrations and mediations. He is approved and appointed by the Rhode Island Superior Court to serve as a mediator for annual Settlement Week and is a certified member of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Panel for United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island.

Attorney Poore enjoys an AV (Peer Review) Rating with Martindale-Hubbell (20th Anniversary, 2013), and is a member of the 2013 Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. In addition, Attorney Poore has been honored in: LawDragon - 500, Leading Judges in America, 2006; New England Super Lawyers - Top Attorneys in New England, 2010; The American Lawyer, Top Attorneys, December 2011; Best Lawyers, Best Attorneys in Rhode Island, September 2012; Rhode Island Super Lawyers, Top Attorneys, November 2012; and Rhode Island Monthly, Top Attorneys in Rhode Island, Alternative Dispute Resolution Law, November 2012;

Practice Areas:
-Zoning Law
-Personal Injury

1973, Rhode Island and U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island; 1974, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces; 1980, U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit; 1987, U.S. Supreme Court

Law School:
Suffolk University, J.D.

Rhode Island, Federal and American Bar Associations; National Institute of Municipal Law Officers; The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Rhode Island Trial Lawyers Association.

Member, ADR Panel, U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island. Legal Counsel, Rhode Island Judicial Nominating Commission.

Military Service:
Capt., JAGC, U.S. Army, 1973-1976

Washington, D.C.


Suffolk University
Juris Doctorate,