Schacht & McElroy
21 Dryden Lane, Post Office Box 6721
Providence, Rhode Island 02940-6721
Phone: (401) 351-4100 • Fax (401) 421-5696
Email:  Michael R. McElroy Leah J. Donaldson
 
 
 


Michael R. McElroy, Esq.Michael R. McElroy, Esq., is managing partner in the Providence law firm of Schacht & McElroy. A graduate of the University of Rhode Island, he earned his law degree (with honors) from Boston University School of Law and his Masters Degree in Taxation (with honors) from Bryant University. He is admitted to practice in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Tennessee, as well as various United States District Courts, Courts of Appeal, and the United States Supreme Court.

He was the 2012-2013 President of the Rhode Island Bar Association. He was a three-term Chairman of the Superior Court Bench/Bar Committee. He is a member of the House of Delegates and was a member of the Executive Committee for eight years. He is a Fellow of the Rhode Island Bar Foundation and was elected to its Board of Directors in 2014. He was a Special Assistant Attorney General and is currently Legal Counsel to the Rhode Island Personnel Appeal Board.

Resume of Michael R. McElroy, Esq.
 

 
 

 
 


Leah J. Donaldson, Esq.
Leah J. Donaldson, Esq., is an accomplished attorney with extensive experience with complex litigation. Leah joined our firm following a number of years working in the Rhode Island office of a national law firm.

Leah is admitted to practice in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New York, as well as the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island and the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. She serves on the Board of Governors of the Rhode Island Association for Justice and is Past President of the Rhode Island Women’s Bar Association. Leah also serves as an adjunct professor at Roger Williams University School of Law.

She has been named as "New England's Women Leaders in the Law" and honored as a Rhode Island Super Lawyer. She is also recognized as an AV rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell. In addition, Leah is a contributor to A Practical Guide to Discovery and Depositions in Rhode Island (First Edition, September 2010).

Leah earned her law degree (with honors) from Roger Williams University School of Law, where she was on the editorial staff of The Roger Williams University Law Review. During law school, she completed a judicial externship for the Honorable Bruce M. Selya of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.

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Areas of Practice
 

 
 
Public Utility Law Labor Law
Property Tax Law Administrative Hearings
Personal Injury Wrongful Death
Auto and Truck Accidents Medical Malpractice
Nursing Home Neglect Real Estate

Trials and appeals in federal and state courts

General corporate and commercial practice
 
 
     
 
The Rhode Island Supreme Court licenses all lawyers in the general practice of law. The court does not license or certify any lawyer as an expert or specialist in any particular field of practice.
 
     
   



Schacht & McElroy - Attorneys at Law
21 Dryden Lane, Post Office Box 6721
Providence, Rhode Island 02940-6721
Phone: (401) 351-4100 • Fax (401) 421-5696
Email:  Michael R. McElroyLeah J. Donaldson
Map & Driving Directions
Conveniently located close to Route 95 with plenty of free parking.

 



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