Higgins, Cavanagh & Cooney, LLP
Steve joined the firm in 2003 and is a Partner in the Litigation Practice Group. His work focuses on civil litigation, including defense of products liability, toxic tort, premises liability, transportation litigation and insurance claims. He handles complex litigation from inception through trial for many local and national corporations. He has also practiced extensively in alternative dispute resolution and has argued before the Rhode Island Supreme Court. Steve has recently focused on the defense of asbestos-related claims by manufacturers, distributors and premises owners, across the country. He is a cum laude graduate of the University of New Hampshire in 1997 and Roger Williams University School of Law in 2002, where he served as Articles Editor of the Roger Williams Law Review. He served a judicial clerkship with the Rhode Island Supreme Court Clerk Department. He is admitted to practice in all Rhode Island and Massachusetts state and federal courts, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.