Overview

Jamie is a member of the firm’s litigation group. Her diverse practice includes litigation disputes involving non-compete agreements, intellectual property, premises liability, professional negligence, and contractual matters. Well versed in the demands of electronic discovery, Jamie also assists the firm’s clients in a variety of matters involving electronic discovery. A two-sport varsity athlete at Brown University (soccer and ski racing), Jamie brings a team-oriented and competitive vigor to her practice.

Prior to joining the firm, Jamie completed a clerkship with the Honorable Gilbert V. Indeglia of the Rhode Island Supreme Court. While in law school, Jamie interned for the Honorable Maureen McKenna Goldberg of the Rhode Island Supreme Court and for another Providence law firm. She also served as a research assistant for now-Mayor Jorge Elorza on research related to a variety of housing issues affecting the greater Providence community. Jamie was a member of the law school’s honor program, served as an editor on the Roger Williams University Law Review, served as the secretary of the Women’s Law Society, and participated in the Pro Bono Collaborative.

Jamie currently serves as a board member on the Roger Williams Law Alumni Association. She is the Co-Chair of this year’s Law Alumni Golf Tournament.

Education

  • Roger Williams University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2012)
  • Brown University (B.A., 2006)

Admissions

  • Rhode Island
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Representative Matters
  • Assisted legal team in successful appeal before the Rhode Island Supreme Court, which affirmed summary judgment in favor of AP&S' clients in a case involving $60 million litigation on behalf of non-profit corporations. 
  • Assists in representation of Inc. 500 jewelry manufacturer in a variety of civil litigation matters in state and federal court.
  • Assisted in successfully defeating a motion in the Massachusetts Superior Court that would have preliminarily enjoined client from operating his business based on the language of an alleged non-compete agreement.
  • Assists in representation of major health insurance provider.
  • Assisted in electronic discovery with respect to AP&S’ representation of the Governor, Treasurer, and Employees’ Retirement System of Rhode Island in defense of constitutional challenges to changes made to the state’s pension system.
  • Member of the AP&S team that prevailed in administrative appeal involving client’s objection to a Certificate of Need application before the Rhode Island Superior Court.
  • Assisted in successfully moving to dismiss a case involving client’s alleged violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act.
  • Assists on variety of insurance defense matters involving premises liability and professional negligence.
  • Worked with legal team in drafting various motions in limine in defense of international company listed on the London Stock Exchange in two cases brought by a competitor alleging breach of contract, unfair trade practices, computer crimes, securities fraud and misappropriation of trade secrets in connection with the company’s bid to purchase a billion-dollar public company.
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Honors
  • Named Rhode Island Rising Star 2016, by the publishers of Super Lawyers.

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Professional Affiliations
  • Board Member, Roger Williams University School of Law Alumni Association.
  • Member, Rhode Island Women’s Bar Association.
  • Member, Rhode Island Bar Association.
In the Community
  • Co-Chair, Roger Williams University School of Law Alumni Association Golf Tournament.
  • Committee Member, Roger Williams University School of Law Alumni Weekend.
  • Friends of Brown Skiing.
  • Friends of Brown Soccer.

Pro Bono Work:
As a second and third year law student, Jamie participated in the law school’s Pro Bono Collaborative, where she helped represent low-income Providence families with housing-related matters. She also worked on an immigration project in Fall River, Massachusetts, assisting clients in obtaining visas.

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