Upcoming Events

Champions for Justice

Champions for Justice

LSAT Free Practice Test
JAN
13
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
RWU Law Experiential Campus, 1 Empire Street, 4th Floor, Providence, RI 02903
Champions for Justice
JAN
27
All Day
Omni Providence Hotel
’It’s Just a Building’ – The Role of a Lawyer in Real Estate Development
FEB
16
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
RWU Law, 10 Metacom Avenue, Bristol - Room 262
U.S. Supreme Court Bar Admission - RWU Law Alumni Swearing-In Ceremony
FEB
22
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
U.S. Supreme Court, Washington, DC
24th Annual Barrister's Ball
FEB
25
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Omni Providence Hotel

Fast Facts

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Adam Ramos ’06

Then & NowAdam Ramos is a former clerk for the Honorable Francis X. Flaherty of the Supreme Court of Rhode Island, is now an associate with Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP in Providence. Like many RWU Law grads, Adam had members of the judiciary as adjunct professors at RWU Law; he also took part in court-related programs while in law school – such as the Clark Moot Court Competition (judged every year by the Rhode Island Supreme Court), as well as clinical experiences. “By the time I started clerking,” he says, “I already felt I knew what I was doing.”

Today, Adam’s practice focuses on complex civil litigation, including commercial, intellectual property, health care, employment, civil rights, construction and land use. He represents a broad range of institutional and individual clients and has tried cases and presented appeals in both state and federal courts. Adam recently was a key member of the three-person team that obtained a multi-million dollar verdict in a bench trial for a non-profit hospital in a dispute with its former parent company. Adam also was part of a team that won summary judgment in a contributory trademark infringement matter holding the owner of a flea market liable for the sale of counterfeit merchandise by vendors at the flea market.