Our Firm

Rice Dolan & Kershaw (RDK) is a premier boutique law firm specializing in civil litigation and trial advocacy. Our practice focuses on the defense of professionals, including health care providers, architects, engineers, accountants, attorneys, home inspectors, real estate brokers and agents. Our expertise also includes personal injury, products liability, toxic torts, construction law, and employment law. We represent a diverse list of clients, ranging from national insurance companies to local mutual insurance companies, as well as self-insureds.


For more than 100 years, the core of the RDK approach has been our focus on the client, which is evidenced by the direct access and personal, high-level attention that each of our clients receives. We understand that any legal proceeding can be stressful and challenging, threatening to destroy your hard-earned reputation or life’s work. As a client of RDK, you gain a supportive and professional presence every step of the way that generates trust, instills confidence and produces results.

Among the most capable in New England, our team of litigators combines decades of experience, tenacious work ethic and a solid foundation of in-depth legal analysis to achieve effective solutions to complex legal problems. We take an aggressive, proactive approach that anticipates potential risks and protects our clients’ interests above all else. Our demonstrated record of achievement and personal approach make us uniquely qualified to handle your toughest legal challenge.