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Desautel Law is a leading litigation firm in Rhode Island for environmental law, energy and utility law, and land use law matters. The Firm has the experience and connectivity to take on the most complex problems in today’s economy.


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“Patrick, Marisa and their staff have always been attentive and compassionate to my needs … I strongly recommend Patrick and Marisa for any legal needs you may have as they have exceeded my expectations time and again. In short, they are the attorneys you want on your side.”

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“My company needed help with environmental compliance and I was looking for a firm with experience in contaminated real property transactions. They guided me through the regulatory maze concerning soil contamination and remediation.”

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Desautel Law provides a comprehensive scope of legal representation in Rhode Island and Massachusetts with respect to environmental law and permitting, energy law and licensing, land use law and zoning/permitting and civil litigation related to these areas of law.

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Why You Should Consult A Lawyer about Municipal and State Permitting
Why You Should Consult A Lawyer about Municipal and State Permitting

Consult a lawyer about municipal and state permitting for land use, zoning and permitting. These areas of law include complex regulatory analysis, special use permits and variances, federal and state processes and policies, among other technical procedures. You need a team of professional attorneys with a diverse range of experience to handle the comprehensive services significant for municipal and state…

RIDEM Announces New Round of Brownfields Grant Funding
RIDEM Announces New Round of Brownfields Grant Funding

RIDEM recently announced the availability of grants to assist with the development of contaminated properties; applications are due on June 29, 2018. Desautel Law can provide advice and guidance with your application. We have successfully assisted other applicants with previous rounds of this funding.


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