Brian A. Fielding

Brian A. Fielding

Associate
Providence, RIPhone: 401-521-6100Email: bfielding@adlercohen.com  
Brian A. Fielding

Brian A. Fielding

Associate

Providence, RI401-521-6100

bfielding@adlercohen.com |
Overview

Brian Fielding is an advocate committed to protecting the interests and rights of those he represents. Practice areas are issue specific and include representation of both plaintiffs and defendants in a broad scope of civil litigation and administrative actions. When indicated and appropriate, Brian seeks to provide early matter resolution and cost-effective solutions to complex legal matters.

Brian’s defense practice includes representation of physicians, hospitals and other professionals in medical malpractice actions, as well as the representation of individuals and institutions in civil actions involving claims of premises liability, product liability, and construction.

Previously, Brian served as a Rhode Island Supreme Court Clerk for the Honorable Justice Francis X. Flaherty (2010-2011).

Awards & Recognition

  • In 2018, Brian was recognized as a "Rising Star," based on a vote of licensed attorneys in Rhode Island and a review by an independent blue ribbon panel, as published in New England Super Lawyers

Publications

  • “Rhode Island’s 407 Subsequent Remedial Measure Exception”, Roger Williams U. L. Rev., Vol. 14, No. 2, 2009
  • Case Note, State v. Faria, 947 A.2d 863 (R.I. 2008), Roger Williams U. L. Rev., Vol. 14, No. 2, 2009
Experience
On June 9, 2016, Brian co-presented a workshop, entitled "Special Education Rights - An Overview for Parents," by invitation at Bradley Hospital and in connection with in the Roger Williams School of Law Pro Bono Collaborative Special Education Project.

In February 2016, Brian served as Co-counsel in the successful defense of client though a 4-day jury trial with verdict determination of no damages.  Plaintiff sought six-figure damages plus punitive damages for various counts, including breach of contract, negligent workmanship, and fraud related to the custom body restoration of a rare, vintage automobile. 
Education
  • Roger Williams University School of Law, Bristol, Rhode Island

    J.D.
    cum laude

    • Honors: Law Review Editor-in-Chief
    • Honors: 2010 Judge John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court National Competition (New Orleans); Best Oral Advocate, Honorable Mention
    • Honors: Law Jurisprudence Scholarship recipient

  • West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia

    M.A.

    • Honors: Graduate Teaching Scholarship

  • Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

    B.A.
    cum laude

Bar Admission
  • Rhode Island, 2010
  • Massachusetts, 2011
  • Connecticut, 2017
  • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island, 2011
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 2016
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2017