Jean was selected as the Lawyer-of-the-Year for the practice area of Mergers & Acquisitions by Best Lawyers in the Providence Metro Region for 2022. Also, for 2022, Jean was noted as the “Go-To-Lawyer” for the category of Business Law by Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly.
She continues to be recognized by Best Lawyers in the area of Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Law, Securities/Capital Markets Law, Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, and Real Estate Law. She was included by Chambers USA as a leader-in-field for the Providence metro area for corporate and commercial law. The recognition is based on criteria that include technical legal ability, professional conduct, and client service.
Jean Harrington is a well-regarded attorney in the corporate law arena. She chairs the firm’s corporate department and is noted for her handling of M&A on behalf of blue-chip corporations and private investment funds. Sources note that she “does an excellent job” in connection with complex transactional matters. | Chambers USA: American’s Leading Lawyers for Business
“Jean Harrington is well known for her expertise in M&A and complex transactional matters. She deals with a range of industrial, real estate and commercial clients and is well regarded in the market as both ‘extremely knowledgeable’ and an ‘exceptional technical attorney who provides an excellent client service.’” | Chambers USA: American’s Leading Lawyers for Business
“Jean Harrington has a fabulous reputation and is well known in the market for her sophisticated corporate practice, M&A deals and corporate advice.” | Chambers USA: American’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2017
Jean Harrington presented the Rhode Island Bar Association program on “Choice of Entity,” a cornerstone of the legal offerings at the June 2019 Annual Meeting.
Jean Harrington co-authored an article in Providence Business News entitled: “Business execs optimistic about 2019, but challenged to find professional-level talent.” The article provided highlights and take-aways from the survey findings shared by the Employers Association of the NorthEast (EANE). Meredith Wise, President of EANE, co-authored the article.
Jean was part of the firm’s corporate team that presented a program entitled “Selling a Business: Ensuring Clients Achieve Maximum Value” for the RI Society of CPAs and its members in December of 2015. This program analyzed the anatomy of a sale including key market terms and concepts, negotiation tactics, and critical financial and accounting aspects of every deal.
For many years, Jean presented the annual seminar on corporations law for the Rhode Island Bar Association.
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