PLDO Attorneys Named 2020 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Rhode Island – October 13, 2020 – Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC (PLDO) is pleased to announce that several attorneys have been named to the 2020 Rhode Island Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. PLDO attorneys selected as Super Lawyers include Principals William P. Devereaux (Civil Litigation: Defense) and William E. O’Gara (Employment & Labor Law), as well as Bernard A. Jackvony, Of Counsel (Estate and Trust Litigation). Attorneys recognized as Rising Stars are Rebecca M. Murphy, Partner (Estate and Probate), and Associate Patrick J. McBurney (Land Use/Zoning).

Super Lawyers is a peer review rating service of outstanding lawyers in each state who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement in their practices. No more than 5 percent of the lawyers in each state are selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers list. Attorneys named as Rising Stars represent no more than 2.5 percent in each state and must be either 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less.

Founded in 2006, PLDO is a leading, full-service law firm that is committed to bringing entrepreneurial business principles to the practice of law. PLDO attorneys are innovators and collaborators with a record of achievement representing clients with the highest level of legal services in a wide range of disciplines and industries. The firm’s team approach, extensive knowledge and depth of experience enables our attorneys to identify the core issues in client matters and effectively apply the right resources to resolve issues. PLDO’s success is rooted in its cutting-edge approach to modern legal representation, commitment to team work and providing superior service for clients built on respect, responsiveness and cost-efficiency that results in long-lasting relationships. The firm’s primary areas of practice include business law, special masterships, government relations and legislative strategies, civil litigation, real estate development, commercial lending, municipal law, nonprofit law, data protection and cyber law, health care law, white collar defense, estate planning, probate administration and trust litigation. PLDO has offices in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Florida. To contact our attorneys, call 401-824-5100, and to learn more about PLDO, visit and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.