Creative and bold in his approach, Vincent has successfully advocated for his clients in trials, administrative hearings, arbitrations, business negotiations, real estate business development proceedings, and in the course of providing general counsel.
Vincent has been awarded the Lawyers Weekly Lawyer of the Year Award for successfully litigating cases of first impression. He has also been named as one of the top 50 debtor/creditor relationship attorneys by Thomson Reuters' Super Lawyers.
As an avid proponent for the rights of his individual clients, he has successfully designed and obtained several approved Chapter 11 re-organizations for real estate developers and companies, farmers, and transportation businesses. Vincent has been appointed by the Rhode Island Superior Court as a Receiver to liquidate large operating concerns and real estate projects for the best interest of the creditors, as well as to serve as a Special Master in matters of complex shareholder and debtor and creditor right disputes.
Vincent began his career as a trial attorney, representing criminal defendants and civil litigants in over 50 jury trials from 1990 to 2000. He has continued to use those trial skills representing clients in a wide range of disputes in diverse industries. These disputes include partnership and shareholder disputes and fiduciary claims, misappropriation of trademark defense, construction and mechanic lien disputes, complex litigation, and real estate transaction disputes.
In the zealous representation of his clients, Vincent not only brings to bear his legal prowess as a skilled trial lawyer, but also 20 years of business acumen as a CEO in the service, real estate, and manufacturing industries.
Fordham University, New York, New York
Whittier College School of Law, Los Angles, California
Juris Doctor, 1988
Rhode Island Bar Association
Florida Bar Association
Collier County Bar Association
United States District Court of the District of Rhode Island
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
U.S. District Court Middle District Florida
· Trial lawyer
· Shareholder and Partnership Disputes
· Receivership and Insolvency
· Complex Real Estate Finance Transaction Strategies
· Restructuring and Turn-Around of Distressed Businesses
· Business and Project Acquisition/Divestiture
· Real Estate Development