Alicia J. Samolis

Alicia practices general business litigation with a focus on employment law. She represents corporate entities in business disputes in state and federal court, as well as in arbitration and administrative proceedings. She advises management at all stages of the employment relationship, regularly counseling senior management, human resource professionals and business owners on applicable employment laws and pending legislation. Alicia has experience providing advice on a broad range of issues, including wage and hour compliance, employment discrimination, employee handbooks and individual and group terminations. Prior to joining Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP, Alicia served as law clerk to the Honorable Justice Francis J. Darigan, Jr., Providence County Superior Court.

HONORS 

  • Named a "Rising Star" in the 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009 Rhode Island Super Lawyers
  • Providence Business News 2010 40 Under Forty Honoree

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS
When it Comes to Volunteers and Unpaid Interns There is No Such Thing as a Free Lunch”, Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note eAlert, June 2014

Rhode Island Employers Should Expect Increased Employee Absences (and Headaches) due to the 2014 Temporary Caregiver Leave Law”, Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note eAlert, January 2014

“The Internet Says I can Fire my Employee…”, Rhode Island Small Business Journal (Entrepreneurial Women to Watch), Vol. 2, Issue 8, pp. 32-33 (October 2013).

"New Massachusetts Law Prohibits Employers from Asking about Criminal Convictions on Job Applications", Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note E-news, August 2010

“Update Employee Handbook Now, Save Later “
Providence Business News, March 14, 2009

"New Employee Handbook Requirements Relating to the FMLA",
Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note email, January 2009

"The “New” Americans with Disabilities Act " Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Client Alert, October 2008

"Protecting Your Company from Negligent Hiring Claims" Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Client Alert, June 2007


Alicia practices general business litigation with a focus on employment law. She represents corporate entities in business disputes in state and federal court, as well as in arbitration and administrative proceedings. She advises management at all stages of the employment relationship, regularly counseling senior management, human resource professionals and business owners on applicable employment laws and pending legislation. Alicia has experience providing advice on a broad range of issues, including wage and hour compliance, employment discrimination, employee handbooks and individual and group terminations. Prior to joining Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP, Alicia served as law clerk to the Honorable Justice Francis J. Darigan, Jr., Providence County Superior Court.

HONORS 

  • Named a "Rising Star" in the 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009 Rhode Island Super Lawyers
  • Providence Business News 2010 40 Under Forty Honoree

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS
When it Comes to Volunteers and Unpaid Interns There is No Such Thing as a Free Lunch”, Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note eAlert, June 2014

Rhode Island Employers Should Expect Increased Employee Absences (and Headaches) due to the 2014 Temporary Caregiver Leave Law”, Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note eAlert, January 2014

“The Internet Says I can Fire my Employee…”, Rhode Island Small Business Journal (Entrepreneurial Women to Watch), Vol. 2, Issue 8, pp. 32-33 (October 2013).

"New Massachusetts Law Prohibits Employers from Asking about Criminal Convictions on Job Applications", Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note E-news, August 2010

“Update Employee Handbook Now, Save Later “
Providence Business News, March 14, 2009

"New Employee Handbook Requirements Relating to the FMLA",
Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Take Note email, January 2009

"The “New” Americans with Disabilities Act " Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Client Alert, October 2008

"Protecting Your Company from Negligent Hiring Claims" Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP Client Alert, June 2007

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