Stacey P. Nakasian
Stacey Nakasian has over thirty years’ experience litigating complex commercial issues and leads the firm’s litigation practice. She is known for her proactive and tenacious approach that both achieves results and advances her clients’ needs and goals.
She continues to be at the forefront of business interruption insurance disputes resulting from COVID-19 shutdowns, and was featured in a Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly article on “Force Majeure” in 2020.
In June 2021, she provided in-depth commentary for Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly regarding a recent Superior Court ruling in what may be Rhode Island’s first ruling in a business interruption insurance coverage.
Among her recent matters, she successfully defended a condominium developer in a case that clarified how real estate deeds and condominium documents are interpreted under Rhode Island law. The July 2020 decision was covered in Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly.
Adept at crafting litigation strategies tailored to her clients’ business objectives, Stacey has prevailed in a wide range of cases including director and officer liability claims and shareholder disputes, construction litigation, fiduciary liability cases, intellectual property lawsuits and non-compete claims, and insurance coverage disputes.
Stacey is certified as an arbitrator by the American Arbitration Association and was noted in Rhode Island Monthly’s Professional Excellence in the Law 2021 for the practice area of Arbitration and Mediation.
She was recognized by Best Lawyers in 2019 and 2015 as Lawyer-of-the-Year for Trusts and Estates Litigation in the Providence metro region. She was previously recognized as Lawyer-of-the-Year for Intellectual Property Litigation. She continues to be honored as a Best Lawyer by US News & World Report and by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Guide for Business for the categories of commercial litigation, trusts and estates, IP, shareholder disputes, securities and insurance coverage disputes.