PLDO Principal William E. O’Gara is a Featured Speaker at a Workplace Violence Awareness Seminar, “What Would You Do?”

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC (PLDO) Principal William E. O’Gara, a prominent employment law attorney, litigator and mediator, will be a featured speaker at a workplace violence awareness seminar, “What Would You DO?,” scheduled for Tuesday, October 2, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Crowne Plaza, 801 Greenwich Avenue in Warwick. The seminar aims to educate and provide guidance to organizations to be better prepared in the face of a workplace violence emergency. The free event is sponsored by PLDO, Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc., Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island and Philadelphia Insurance Companies. For more information and to register for the seminar, please click here.

Attorney O’Gara leads the firm’s Employment Law, Litigation and Mediation teams. With over 25 years of experience, he has handled a wide range of cases including employment discrimination, wage and hour claims and sexual harassment claims. He assists clients in matters ranging from contract negotiations to arbitration and has successfully mediated a wide array of disputes both at the pre-litigation stage and before trial. In addition, Attorney O’Gara conducts workplace investigations and provides training for managers and supervisors on employment-related issues. On a daily basis, he works with clients on employment issues that arise without warning and that employers confront. Among the industries he represents include health care, education, social service providers, construction, warehousing and distribution, technology and others. Attorney O’Gara earned his J.D. from Northeastern University and is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, representing clients before administrative agencies and state and federal courts.

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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 law, cyber law, 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 is headquartered at 1301 Atwood Avenue in Johnston, RI with offices in Massachusetts and Florida. For more information, visit

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