Attorneys

Richard Nadeau

Richard  Nadeau

Richard Nadeau
Partner

401-861-8297

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Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.

  • Colby College, A.B.

Bar Memberships & Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island
  • U.S. District Court, Rhode Island
For over 30 years Rick has represented numerous international, national, and regional lenders in structuring and documenting asset-based, commercial and industrial, real estate, and mezzanine loan facilities. He also has substantial experience in working out and collecting troubled loans for those same lenders.

In addition, Rick has a national practice representing clients in the areas of commercial real estate and financing. He has extensive experience in matters related to acquisitions and dispositions, borrowing, leasing, development, planning, and zoning. Rick has served as counsel to local municipalities in the areas of leasing, land use and land acquisition.

Honors

  • Ranked as a leading attorney in the Real Estate area in Chambers USA America's Leading Lawyers for Business
  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Real Estate Law
  • AV® Preeminent Rated from Martindale-Hubbell, highest possible rating on both legal ability and ethics based upon the confidential opinion of peers and judges
  • Selected as a 2015 Top Rated Lawyer in Banking & Finance by The American Lawyer  

Representative Transactions

Commercial Lending
Rick represented:
  • Bank in combined direct loans and purchase of privately placed bonds for the development of major brewery.
  • Bank group regarding zoning issues in financing three parcels in downtown Providence.
  • Lenders in numerous tax credit financings.
Commercial Restructuring & Asset Recovery
Rick represented:
  • Bank in restructure of loans to alternative energy developer.
  • Bank in successful restructure and pay down of loans to lending Rhode Island cultural institution.
  • Bank in two year, full recovery workout of loans to major contractor.
Real Estate
Rick represented:
  • Beverage company in land lease and construction of campus housing research, development, and production facilities.
  • Developer in negotiating lease with Rhode Island Airport Corporation and in permitting and sub-leasing of private hanger project.
  • Municipality in planning and zoning for the two largest real estate development projects in the town’s history.
  • Various purchasers of hotels in Warwick and Providence, RI.

Representative Publications

Professional Affiliations

  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • The Business Development Company of Rhode Island
    • Board of Directors, Secretary

Community Activities

  • Bryant University

    • Member, Board of Advisors, College of Business (2012 - present)
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
    • Rhode Island Government Relations Committee Member (2012 - present)   (Chair, 2012-2015)
  • Town of North Smithfield

    • Solicitor (2008 – 2012)
    • Assistant Solicitor (2004 – 2006)

Our approach to the practice of law provides a broad range of expertise to our clients Practice Areas

Providence

40 Westminster Street
Suite 1100
Providence, RI 02903
401-861-8200

Boston

30 Federal Street
Boston, MA 02110
617-292-7900

Greater Boston

20 Pickering Street
Needham, MA 02492
781-444-2333

SouthCoast

128 Union Street
Suite 500
New Bedford, MA 02740
774-206-8200

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