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RWU Law provides students a broad range of marine resource and maritime courses taught by full professors as well as expert practitioners.  The curriculum includes courses in admiralty, fisheries, piracy, ocean and coastal law, ocean policy, and climate change.

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Employer List

RWU Law graduates work nationwide in many prestigious law firms, corporations, judicial clerkships, non-profit agencies and government office. The following is just a sample, spanning the sectors, of the many employers hiring our law students and graduates.

  • Adler Pollock & Sheehan PC
  • AmeriCorps
  • Bank of America
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Bristol County District Attorney’s Office
  • Brown Rudnick LLP
  • Burns & Levinson LLP
  • Catholic Social Services
  • Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD
  • Citizens Bank
  • Colorado State Public Defender
  • Connecticut Superior Court
  • CVS Caremark
  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • FGX International
  • Gunning & LaFazia, Inc.
  • Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP
  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • LaPlante Sowa Goldman
  • Marasco & Nesselbush LLP
  • Massachusetts Committee for Public Counsel Services
  • Morrison Mahoney LLP
  • New Jersey Superior Court
  • Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Nortek, Inc.
  • Orson & Brusini Ltd.
  • Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC
  • Partridge Snow and Hahn, LLP
  • Providence City Solicitor’s Office
  • Rhode Island Center for Law and Public Policy
  • Rhode Island Law Clerk Department
  • Rhode Island Legal Services, Inc.
  • The Rhode Island Public Defender
  • Rhode Island Supreme Court
  • Shechtman Halperin Savage, LLP
  • Schneider Electric
  • State of Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General
  • Taylor Duane Barton & Gilman LLP
  • United States Air Force JAG Corps
  • United States Army JAG Corps
  • United States Coast Guard
  • United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • United States Department of Justice
  • United States Marine JAG Corps
  • United States Navy JAG Corps