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Matthew Parker

Matthew Parker

Practice areas:

Litigation, Employment & Labor

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About Me

Matt’s practice is focused on employment litigation, business litigation and labor law. He represents employers and individuals in federal and state courts, and he is also experienced practicing before administrative agencies such as the R.I. Commission for Human Rights, the R.I. Department of Labor, the National Labor Relations Board, and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Among other issues, Matt has litigated contract, insurance, and real estate disputes, benefits claims, discrimination claims, and wage disputes, collection actions, and tort actions. He counsels clients concerning Title VII, the ADEA, the ADA, the FLSA, the FMLA, and state employment laws and regulations. He represents unionized employers in grievance arbitrations and before interest arbitration panels, and he has successfully handled several unemployment and other agency appeals. Matt has also enforced and challenged various noncompete, non-solicitation, and non-disclosure agreements, and he has prosecuted and defended whistleblower and retaliation cases. Additionally, he has successfully represented several clients through various mediation proceedings. He is an appointed member of the Local Rules Committee for the U.S. District Court of Rhode Island, an elected representative in the House of Delegates for the Rhode Island Bar Association, and President of the Providence Community Boating Center’s Board of Directors. In his free time, Matt is a competitive sailor and squash player.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2009

  1. Litigation: 60%
    6 years
  2. Employment & Labor: 40%
    6 years

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Contact Info

Whelan, Corrente, Kinder & Siket LLP

30 Kennedy Plaza
Suite 402
Providence, RI, 02903



RIAuthorized to practice law200908/29/2015

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AssociateWhelan, Kinder & Siket LLP2011 - Present
AssociateHinckley Allen & Snyder, LLP2009 - 2011
Student AttorneyBoston College Legal Assistance Bureau2008 - 2008
Summer AssociateHinckley, Allen & Synder, LLP2008 - 2008
Legal InternU.S. District Court, Providence, Rhode Island2007 - 2007
Placement AssistantCarney Sandoe & Associates2004 - 2006


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Rhode Island Bar AssociationN/A2009 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2006 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Western Reserve Life Assurance Co. v. Conreal LLC, 715 F. Supp. 2d 270 (D.R.I. 2010).N/A
Trombley v. Bank of America Corp., C.A. No. 08-cv-456-JD, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 83777 (D.R.I. July 29, 2011).N/A
Trombley v. Bank of America Corp., C.A. No. 08-cv-456-JD, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 95140 (D.R.I. Aug. 24, 2011).N/A

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Boston College Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2009
Connecticut CollegeGovernment, HistoryBA - Bachelor of Arts2004