Jared R. Sugerman

Jared Sugerman focuses his practice on business and corporate law, and is active as a part of both the employment law team and the intellectual property and technology law team. He frequently advises clients on issues related to trade secrets and confidential information, as well as data security.

During the COVID-19 crisis, Jared has researched and authored blog posts and articles on a variety of critical topics including: workplace health and safety, and specifically health screening guidance for the post-COVID workplace; business interruption insurance and related issues; and the workshare program by the Rhode Island Department of Labor & Training. Most recently, he co-authored an article in Providence Business News on “WorkShare is option for R.I. businesses in crisis.”

Prior to joining Duffy & Sweeney, he spent two years at a local Rhode Island law firm and one year at the Rhode Island Superior Court where he served as the Clerk for the business calendar. He is admitted to practice law in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

Jared is active in the community on the Providence Preservation Society Winter Bash Committee and as a Board Member of Providence’s College Hill Neighborhood Association. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School and Northeastern University.

Jared is active in Providence’s East Side community as a Board Member of the College Hill Neighborhood Association. He formerly served as pro bono counsel to the Mile of History Association, a group of stakeholders – residents, neighbors, institutions, and businesses – interested in assuring a safe, healthy and vibrant community.

He has been part of the Winter Bash Committee for the Providence Preservation Society since 2018. More than 600 people attended the 2020 event at the historic 69 Bucklin Street in Providence. The affair helped PPS raise over $37,000 to support historic preservation advocacy and education in Providence.


University of Michigan Law School (J.D. 2015)
Northeastern University (B.A. Journalism 2010)

Bar and Court Admissions

Massachusetts (2016)
Rhode Island (2015)