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Christopher C Whitney

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Chris Whitney has more than 30 years of experience as a commercial litigation attorney, with extensive trial experience in the state and federal courts of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. He has also successfully mediated and arbitrated countless disputes. Chris has established a reputation as one of New England’s leading construction law attorneys, having been involved in most cutting-edge legal issues affecting the construction industry. He represents all facets of the industry, including owners, developers, construction managers, sureties, subcontractors and suppliers, and architects and engineers.


Chris has been recognized since 2003 by The Best Lawyers in America® for Litigation - Construction, including being named Providence's Construction Lawyer of the Year in 2013.

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association; Rhode Island Bar Association (Member, Superior Court Bench Bar Committee); Rhode Island Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors.


J.D. (cum laude), Georgetown University Law Center, 1983; B.A. (cum laude), Dartmouth College, 1979.