Edwards Wildman Estates Practice Splits For New Boutique

Law360, New York (March 14, 2014, 6:08 PM EDT) -- The entirety of Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP’s trust and estates practice in Rhode Island has peeled off to launch a new boutique, the firms confirmed Friday, as Edwards Wildman has seen a fast-revolving partner door in recent months. 

Four Providence, R.I.-based attorneys — former office co-leader Renee A.R. Evangelista, partners Kin Howland and Max Kohlenberg and counsel Melissa Burnett-Testa — recently resigned to open private client boutique Howland Evangelista Kohlenberg LLP early this month. 

Evangalista, a 22-year veteran at Edwards Wildman and legacy Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP, said the...
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