PROFILE
 

 

    Anthony F. Muri

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E-Mail: amuri@murilaw.com
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Peer Review Ratings

  • Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Selected to Best Lawyers in America since 1995 - Commercial, Construction, and Environmental Litigation
  • Selected to Rhode Island Super Lawyers since 2008

Education

  • College of the Holy Cross, B.A.
  • Boston University School of Law, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • State Courts:

Rhode Island
Massachusetts
Maine

  • Federal Courts:

Supreme Court of the United States
United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island

  • Pro Hac Vice Admissions:

Middle District of Florida
Eastern District of Pennsylvania
State of California

Memberships

  • American Bar Association

Section of Litigation
Section of Environment, Energy and Resources

  • Fellow, American Bar Foundation

Professional Background

  • MURI ASSOCIATES LLC
    Member and founder: 2007 -
  • Goldenberg & Muri LLP
    Partner and co-founder: 1988 - 2007
  • Licht & Semonoff (later Tillinghast Licht LLP)
    Chair of the firm's litigation department: 1984 - 1988

Seminar Presentations

  • June 2005. Presented analysis and panel discussion on "Professionalism and Civility in Contemporary Litigation" at the annual meeting of the Rhode Island Bar Association.
  • May 2006. Presented paper and analysis on opening statements and closing arguments in the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island as part of the Court's Federal Practice Series.
  • June 2010. Served as moderator and panelist for a discussion of aspects of federal practice at the annual meeting of the Rhode Island Bar Association. The panelists included the active members of the Federal Court bench (Chief Judge Mary M. Lisi, District Judge William E. Smith, and Senior Judge Ronald R. Lagueux).

Paper

  • Opening Statements and Closing Arguments in the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island, A Survey of Governing Law, May 2006, Rhode Island Bar Association.

Representative Cases

  • Luckerman v. Narragansett Indian Tribe, 965 F.Supp.2d 224 (D.R.I. 2013), recons. denied, 965 F.Supp.2d 224 (D.R.I. 2014), appeal dismissed for lack of jurisdiction, 787 F.3d 621 (1st Cir. 2015).
  • Tantara Corp. v. Bay Street Neighborhood Ass'n, LLC, No. NC-11-55, 2012 WL 4848704 (R.I. Super. Oct. 4, 2012), recons. denied, 2013 WL 207253 (R.I. Super. Jan. 8, 2013).
  • Ashland Inc. v. Gar Electroforming, 729 F. Supp. 2d 526 (D.R.I. 2010).
  • Corvello v. New England Gas Co., Inc., 532 F. Supp. 2d 396 (D.R.I. 2008).
  • Parella v. Ret. Bd. of Rhode Island Employees' Retirement System, et. al., 173 F.3d 46 (1st Cir. 1999).
  • Zannini v. Downing Corp., 701 A.2d 1016 (R.I. 1997).
  • Fleet Nat'l Bank v. Anchor Media Television, Inc., 45 F.3d 546 (1st Cir. 1995).
  • Holliston Mills, Inc. v. Citizens Trust Co., 604 A.2d 331 (R.I. 1992).
  • Baker v. ICA Mortg. Corp., 588 A.2d 616 (R.I. 1991).
  • Hometown Props., Inc. v. Rhode Island Dept. of Envtl. Mgmt., 592 A.2d 841 (R.I. 1991).
  • Dulgarian v. City of Providence, 507 A.2d 448 ( R.I. 1986).
  • B.L. McTeague & Co., Inc. v. Martin Copeland Co., 753 F.2d 168 (1st Cir. 1985).
  • Rhode Island Handicapped Action Comm. v. Rhode Island Pub. Transit Auth., 718 F.2d 490 (1st Cir. 1983).

Appointments

  • Appointed by then Chief Judge Ernest C. Torres and Chief Judge Mary M. Lisi to consecutive terms on the Local Rules Review Committee of the United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island.

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