Matthew C. Reeber

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Biography/Practice Areas

Matthew C. Reeber is a Partner with Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC and a member of the firm’s Litigation and Employment Law Teams. He is a highly skilled and experienced trial attorney and litigator, focusing his practice on defending clients in both state and federal courts.

Attorney Reeber serves as counsel for a wide range of clients and has successfully handled matters ranging from major property losses to wrongful termination claims. He prides himself on bringing matters to a successful conclusion in a timely and cost-effective manner. Attorney Reeber recently defended the Providence Water Supply Board in a case arising out of an alleged defective repair and obtained a favorable jury verdict after a five-day jury trial. He also obtained summary judgment on a claim brought in federal court against a municipality, its administrator and police department alleging wrongful termination.

For his professional achievements and legal skills, he has been selected by his peers annually since 2021 for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®  for his employee litigation practice, and has been named a Rhode Island Super Lawyers Rising Star for multiple consecutive years.

He earned his J.D. in 2006 from Tulane University School of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana. In addition to his juris doctorate, Attorney Reeber also received an Admiralty Certificate from Tulane University School of Law. Attorney Reeber received his undergraduate degree in American Studies and History, cum laude, from Colby College in 2001. He is admitted to practice law in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law
  • Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Rhode Island, 2007
  • Massachusetts, 2007
  • Connecticut, 2008
  • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit
  • New York, 2012

Honors and Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America®
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star


Education/Professional Associations

  • Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D. – 2006
    • Honors: Maritime Law Certificate
  • Colby College, Waterville, Maine
    • B.A. – 2001
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: American Studies and History

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association
  • Rhode Island Association

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