Cale concentrates his practice in complex civil litigation in the Rhode Island and Massachusetts state and federal courts. He represents businesses and individuals in a wide variety of disputes, including real estate, construction disputes and environmental litigation. He also has extensive experience in the fields of securities litigation, internal investigations and class action defense. Cale has been involved in employee covenant not to compete matters and the much publicized “market timing” and “stock options misdating” scandals.
Prior to joining Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP, Cale was a litigator at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP for nine years.
- Harvard Law School, J.D., 2001Class Marshal
- Providence College, B.A. Economics and History, summa cum laude, 1998
- Blackfriars Hall, Oxford University, Junior Year Abroad 1996 - 1997
Bar Memberships & Admissions
- Rhode Island, 2004
- Massachusetts, 2001
- U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit
- U.S. District Court, Massachusetts
- U.S. District Court, Rhode Island
- Rhode Island Bar Association
- Massachusetts Bar Association
- Rhode Island House of Representatives, District 47 (Burrillville/Glocester)
- Elected Member
- Chairman, House Judiciary Committee
- Member, House Committee on Rules
- New England Organ Bank
- Board of Trustees
- Industrial Foundation of Burrillville
- Former Member
- Harvard Law School Association of Rhode Island
Defended former CEO of a Massachusetts-based biotech company in a civil enforcement action brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission alleging violations of the federal securities laws and in related shareholder suits.
Defended major national insurers and financial institutions in putative class actions.
Defended independent directors of a mutual fund complex that saw as much as 70% overnight decline in the net asset value of certain bond funds.
Represented Reas Estate Investment Trust in major contract dispute that resulted in multi-state litigation.
Represented maker of promissory note in major real estate development.