Bruce W. Gladstone | Partner

Bruce W. Gladstone


Boston College, B.A. 1978 cum laude
Suffolk University School of Law, J.D., 1981 cum laude

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Reorganization
Health Care
Employment Law


1981, United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit
1981, United States District Court of the District of Rhode Island
2008, United States Court of Claims
1981, Rhode Island
1981, Massachusetts

Contact Information

Phone: 401-331-5700
Fax: 401-331-5787
Vcard: Download vcard


Bruce is the Partner in charge of the litigation practice.

Bruce has practiced law in Rhode Island and Massachusetts Courts for over 30 years. Representative clients include public, private and closely-held corporations, LLCs, LLPs, partnerships and limited partnerships; cities and towns; lenders, including banks and private lenders and/or investors; business and/or individual borrowers and private individuals. Bruce’s practice encompasses all types of business and commercial litigation; workouts, inclusive of bankruptcies, State Court receivership, out-of-court restructuring, forbearance agreements and foreclosures, representing both lenders and borrowers; employment and labor matters; elder law, estate and probation litigation, long-term care facility and health care litigation; health care compliance and regulatory matters. Bruce’s practice also includes real estate dispute litigation. His practice includes appellate litigation, both State and Federal. He regularly appears in both State and Federal Courts, as well as before Administrative Bodies and Public Counsels, and is experienced in all forms of mediation and/or arbitration.

 Professional Associations

  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Debtor/Creditor Rights Committee
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Rhode Island Trial Lawyers’ Association
  • American Bankruptcy Institute

Special Honors

  • Rhode Island and New England Super Lawyer, 2010