PLDO Partner Matthew C. Reeber to Address the “Liability Risks of Using Software Algorithms in the Hiring Process” at URI’s Labor and Employment Law Conference

Rhode Island – April 23, 2019 – Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC (PLDO) Partner Matthew C. Reeber, a prominent employment law attorney and litigator, will be a featured panelist at the University of Rhode Island Schmidt Labor Research Center’s Thirty-Second Annual Labor And Employment Law Conference on Friday, April 26, 2019 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The event will be held at the W. Alton Jones Campus Whispering Pines Conference Center in West Greenwich. Attorney Reeber will address the liability risks to organizations using software algorithms as a tool in the hiring process and how to safeguard against unwanted consequences and legal issues. His panel discussion is scheduled from 11:00 a.m. to 11:50 a.m. For more information on the annual conference and to register, visit

Attorney Reeber is a Partner at PLDO and member of the firm’s Employment Law and Litigation Teams. He is a frequent speaker on employment law issues and advisor to employers concerning workplace legal matters. He has handled numerous cases arising under state and federal antidiscrimination and anti-retaliation statutes, wage and hour statutes, whistleblower statutes, family and medical leave statutes, unemployment compensation statutes and claims for wrongful termination. As part of his practice, he appears before all Rhode Island state and federal courts, as well as administrative and regulatory agencies on behalf of his clients. For the past eight years, he has been named a Rhode Island Super Lawyers Rising Star by Thomson Reuters, a distinction that recognizes the top 2.5 percent of New England lawyers under the age of forty or those in practice for ten years or less.

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About Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara (“PLDO”) attorneys are highly skilled with a proven track record of achievement representing clients with respect to complex matters in a wide range of disciplines and industries. The founders of PLDO were formerly partners in an international law firm and are trained in multiple disciplines. The primary areas of practice for the firm include business law, special masterships, government relations and legislative strategies, civil litigation, real estate development, commercial lending, municipal law, nonprofit law, health care, white collar defense, estate planning, probate administration and trust litigation. The core values of respect, integrity, quality service and responsiveness are stressed each day at PLDO and the firm is committed to supporting the community in a meaningful way. The firm has offices in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Florida. For more information, visit

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