Richard MacAdams, Chief Legal Counsel

macadams finalMr. MacAdams is responsible for the overall general supervision and administration of the legal affairs of the Company, its subsidiaries and affiliates.


Work Experience


Mr. MacAdams joined the Company in 2007. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. MacAdams had represented it, and its principals, since 1989.


Mr. MacAdams became admitted to practice law in 1975 at which time he joined the Providence firm of Adler Pollock & Sheehan Incorporated where he practiced law for fifteen years becoming a shareholder thereof, member of its Executive Committee and Head of its Litigation Department overseeing approximately twenty-five attorneys and paralegals. In 1990, Mr. MacAdams founded the Providence-based firm of MacAdams & Wieck Incorporated, the predecessor to the firm of MacAdams Wieck DeLuca & Gemma Incorporated. In the course of his practice, Mr. MacAdams represented publicly-traded and closely-held national and international businesses and individuals, in numerous jurisdictions throughout the United States in litigation involving a broad range of commercial and business areas of law.


Mr. MacAdams served for many years as a Member of the Executive Committee of the Rhode Island Bar Association and officer thereof, having served as its President from 1996 – 1997. Mr. MacAdams has also served as the Rhode Island State Delegate to the American Bar Association. Mr. MacAdams received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Brown University and his Juris Doctor degree from Boston University.