William M. Dolan

Rhode Island

Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C.
One Citizens Plaza, 8th Floor
Providence, RI 02903-1345
United States

Tel: 401.274.7200

Email: wdolan@apslaw.com
Web: www.apslaw.com

William Dolan is a trial attorney, arbitrator and mediator practicing construction law, commercial litigation, professional ethics & malpractice and bankruptcy law. His clients include Fortune 500 companies, hedge funds, national retail chains, state and governmental agencies, major cities and towns, and others.

Bill’s best known work includes defense of significant professional malpractice claims, groundbreaking class action pension reform litigation in Rhode Island, and obtaining multi-million dollar jury and bench verdicts in state and federal courts throughout the country.  His efforts have been central to important cases involving construction firms, governmental entities, tobacco companies, national retailers, and financial institutions.

Before joining AP&S Bill practiced at Donoghue, Barrett & Singal and prior to that was an associate and partner for 25 years at Brown Rudnick LLP where he served as MD of Litigation, General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer.

Our Construction Group has extensive experience representing and advising private and public sector clients in all aspects of construction litigation, contracting and financing.

Our Construction Law Group handles all aspects of the construction process from land acquisition and project financing to post-construction litigation and claims settlement. Our clients benefit from the firm’s considerable construction-industry knowledge and litigation experience in the following areas:

  • Litigation, arbitration and mediation
  • Higher education and public works
  • Bid protests
  • Payment and performance bond disputes
  • Contract drafting, negotiating and disputes
  • Construction accidents and defects
  • Construction finance negotiation and drafting
  • Cost overruns
  • CPM scheduling
  • Delay and changed-condition claims
  • Indemnity and Insurance
  • Mechanics’ liens
  • OSHA investigations and compliance

We represent owners, developers, contractors, design professionals, insurers and sureties in complex construction cases in state and federal courts, as well as in mediation and arbitration forums in numerous jurisdictions in New England and in other states.

Adler Pollock & Sheehan (AP&S) is a New England law firm representing local, national and international clients in a wide range of complex legal matters. From the boardroom, to the courtroom, to the halls of government, our attorneys take on the toughest challenges and deliver results. Our attorneys will listen to you and respond with the right strategy. We are experienced advocates who care about your business, not just your legal issues.

Since 1960, we have been committed to providing clients with the highest levels of legal services through a wide variety of practice areas in our four office locations: Providence and Newport, RI, Boston, MA and Manchester, NH.

We represent interests across a broad spectrum of industries and a diverse client base, ranging from large and small companies to families and individuals.

Among the largest and most experienced in New England, our Litigation Department is recognized nationally for its high quality work and cost-effective approach. The firm has litigated cases in 44 jurisdictions throughout the country.

Our Corporate Department has a practice which is local, regional and global in reach. It offers a broad range of sophisticated business counseling and transactional services to a diverse clientele, including individuals, entrepreneurs, family-owned businesses, emerging companies, governmental and economic development agencies, public companies and multinationals.