Max Wistow is a member of the Rhode Island and Massachusetts bars. Educated at the University of North Carolina and Suffolk University, he has been listed in Best Lawyers in America every year since that publication was first issued. In a survey conducted by Rhode Island Monthly magazine, his fellow lawyers selected him as the top medical malpractice lawyer in the state. He has received Martindale-Hubbell's "AV" (highest) rating. Mr. Wistow is a Fellow of the American Board of Trial Advocates and a Master of the Rhode Island Inns of Court. He is a frequent lecturer on trial practice and medical malpractice issues. He is a principal of Wistow, Sheehan & Loveley, PC. located in downtown Providence.
Stephen P. Sheehan is admitted to practice in New York, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts. Educated at the University of Massachusetts and Rutgers University, Mr. Sheehan has won several landmark cases in the field of adoption malpractice. He is active in the American and Rhode Island Trial Lawyers Associations.
A. Peter Loveley is also a member of the New York, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts bars. Educated at St. Michael's College and the University of Notre Dame, Mr. Loveley is deeply involved in the firm's medical malpractice area.
Benjamin G. Ledsham holds a J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (magna cum laude, Law Review, Order of the Coif) and a B.A. from Amherst College (magna cum laude, Robert Cover Award). He clerked for Hon. Allison E. Accurso, P.J.Cv., in New Jersey Superior Court and is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts. He is the author of Note, Means to Legitimate Ends: Same-Sex Marriage Through the Lens of Illegitimacy-Based Discrimination, 28 Cardozo L. Rev. 2373 (2007).
Shad M. Miller holds a J.D. from Roger Williams University School of Law (magna cum laude), an M.A. from Boston University, and a B.A. from Williams College. Shad is admitted to practice law in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, where he has litigated and resolved medical negligence, nursing home negligence, personal injury, slip and fall, motor vehicle accident, construction site accident, bicycle accident, and civil rights cases. Once a runner, Shad won the Cape Cod Marathon in back-to-back years with a personal best of 2:28.
Kenneth J. Sylvia is a life-long Rhode Islander and a magna cum laude graduate of Roger Williams University School of Law. He also holds a B.A., cum laude, in Economics and Political Science from the University of Rhode Island. Ken is admitted to practice law in the State of Rhode Island and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and joined the firm after completing a judicial clerkship in the Supreme Court of Rhode Island Trial Court Law Clerk Department.