June 26, 2020

Melick & Porter Welcomes Whitney Barrows

Melick & Porter is very pleased to announce that Whitney Barrows is joining the firm. Whitney is a graduate of Wellesley College and Suffolk University Law School.
June 23, 2020

Attorney Brian LeBlanc Discusses Supreme Court's Recent Expansion of Title VII Protection to LGBTQ Employees

In the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision of Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia, the Court held that an employer who fires an individual because they are gay or transgender violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
May 29, 2020

Melick & Porter Secures Summary Judgment for Rhode Island Client in Real Estate Professional Liability Claim

Melick & Porter Partner Syd Saloman obtained summary judgment on behalf of a real estate agency in a professional liability claim in Newport County Superior Court. The claim arose out of a bidding war for an exclusive waterfront condominium in Newport.
May 27, 2020

Attorney John Wheatley Secures Appeals Court Victory for Client in Protracted Landlord-Tenant Dispute

Attorney John Wheatley secured a pair of recent Appeals Court victories, finally bringing an end to protracted litigation that began as a simple landlord-tenant disp