Faculty News

  • Commencement 2015
    RWU Law Celebrates Commencement 2015
    RWU Law honors 115 graduates in a ceremony keynoted by pioneering jurist, the Honorable Roderick L. Ireland; also recognizing noted R.I. defense attorney Robert Mann.
  • BP Oil Spill
    National Law Journal: Logan on BP Claims
    Attorneys worry that claims-accounting changes to the $9.2 billion Deepwater Horizon settlement will freeze out many businesses suffering oil-spill losses.
  • The Honorable Roderick L. Ireland
    Groundbreaking Jurist to Keynote Commencement '15
    Recently retired Massachusetts Supreme Court Chief Justice Roderick L. Ireland – the court's first African-American justice – will deliver 2015 Commencement address.


Deming Sherman

Deming Sherman
Adjunct Professor of Law
Attorney at Law

Deming Sherman is a partner at Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP in Providence, where he is a trial lawyer.  He has litigated commercial, environmental, real estate and trust and probate cases in federal and state courts for more than 40 years.  He served as Managing Partner for nine years and developed and presents an annual course on legal ethics to the firm's lawyers.