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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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“Marisa proactively offered insight and counsel, which helped me to avoid an adverse outcome.”

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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 Need An Environmental Law Attorney
Why You Need An Environmental Law Attorney

Environmental laws were enacted to protect our natural resources like water, minerals and endangered species and also to regulate certain businesses and industries that affect these resources. These businesses and industries are under obligation to monitor the impact of their activities on the environment to ensure that our ecosystem is protected and preserved. If you own such a business or…

How Do I Resolve a Land Dispute?
How Do I Resolve a Land Dispute?

A land dispute is a disagreement over the control, ownership, or disposition of land between two or more parties, sometimes by a state, other times by a private party. This can otherwise be known as a fight over the propriety of certain land usage, or the evaluation of certain land use restrictions, which often end with a court ruling. When…


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