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    David J. Pellegrino

    David J. Pellegrino

    David J. Pellegrino


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    • Roger Williams School of Law, J.D., 2005

    • American University, B.S., 2000

    Bar Memberships & Admissions

    • Rhode Island, 2005
    • Massachusetts, 2006
    • U.S. District Court, Massachusetts, 2007
    • U.S. District Court, Rhode Island, 2007
    • First Circuit Court of Appeals, 2012

    As Chair of the Firm’s Insurance Practice, Dave works on regulatory compliance with many segments of the insurance industry, including foreign and domestic insurance companies, producers and agencies. Dave defends insurance companies in contested matters before the Rhode Island Department of Business Regulation and in civil cases in state and federal courts. He advises insurance companies with regard to Insurance Business Transfers under Rhode Island’s Insurance Regulation 68, a law unique to Rhode Island that allows a novation of an insurance book of business upon transfer. Dave also counsels insurance producers in licensing and agency acquisitions.

    After graduating from law school, Dave served as a Rhode Island Superior Court Judicial Law Clerk. Prior to practicing law, he was an assistant controller of a local not-for-profit organization.


    • Providence Business News 2014 40 Under Forty Honoree

    • Named a 2010, 2012 - 2017 Rhode Island Super Lawyers “Rising Star”

    • Women’s Resource Center “Men Who Make A Difference” 2012

    Representative Publications

    Professional Affiliations

    • Rhode Island Bar Association
      • Federal Bench Bar Committee
    • Boston Bar Association
      • Bankruptcy Section
    • American Bankruptcy Institute
    • Massachusetts Mortgage Bankers Association
      • Compliance Committee

    Community Activities

    • Roger Williams University School of Law
      • Pro Bono Collaborative
      • Advisory Committee Member
      • Host Committee
    • Foster Forward
      • Board of Directors, Secretary
    • Common Cause RI
      • Governance Board Member
    • Partnership for Future Greater Providence
      • Board of Directors
    • Leadership Rhode Island
      • Program Committee 2018
      • 2015 Lambda II Class

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


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