Faculty News

  • Professor David Coombs
    Manning Lead Counsel on Commutation
    Chelsea Manning's longtime counsel, RWU Law Professor David Coombs, is "shocked and overjoyed" by President Obama's decision to commute sentence .
  • Yelnosky: Future of Public Sector Union 'Dues'
    Dean Michael Yelnosky discusses why a Trump Supreme Court is likely to overturn 40 years of precedent on public sector collective bargaining agreements.
  • Gonzales: Licenses for the Undocumented?
    Deborah Gonzalez, Director of RWU Law's Immigration Law Clinic, joined Dan Yorke to discuss report on driver’s licenses for undocumented Rhode Islanders.


Christopher A. D'Ovidio

Christopher A. D'Ovidio
Adjunct Professor of Law
Attorney at Law

Christopher D'Ovidio is a partner at Merolla & Accetturo, where he provides legal services in matters pertaining to environmental and energy law, land use, zoning, property law, commercial fishery law and municipal affairs. He represents clients in both the public and private sectors, including serving as legal counsel for the Pawtuxet River Authority. He also serves as an assistant solicitor for the Town of New Shoreham and is the co-chair for the RIBAR Environmental and Energy Law planning committee.