Matthew C. Reeber

Rhode Island

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC
Northwoods Office Park
1301 Atwood Ave, Suite 215 N
Johnston, RI 02919

Tel: 401-824-5100


Matthew C. Reeber is a Partner with Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC, a leading full service law firm with offices in Rhode Island, Florida and Massachusetts.

A member of the firm’s Employment Law and Litigation teams, Attorney Reeber is a highly skilled and experienced trial attorney and litigator, focusing his practice on defending clients in both state and federal courts. He serves as counsel for a wide range of clients and has successfully handled matters ranging from wrongful termination claims to major property losses. He prides himself on bringing matters to a successful conclusion in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Attorney Reeber recently obtained summary judgment on a claim brought in federal court against a municipality, its administrator and police department alleging wrongful termination. He also recently defended the Providence Water Supply Board in a case arising out of an alleged defective repair and obtained a favorable jury verdict after a five-day jury trial.

For his professional achievements and legal skills, he was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2021, 2022 and 2023 editions for his employee litigation practice, and has been named a Rhode Island Super Lawyers Rising Star for multiple consecutive years.

He earned his J.D. in 2006 from Tulane University School of Law in New Orleans, Louisiana. In addition to his juris doctorate, Attorney Reeber also received an Admiralty Certificate from Tulane University School of Law. Attorney Reeber received his undergraduate degree in American Studies and History, cum laude, from Colby College in 2001.

Attorney Reeber is admitted to practice law in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island.

Professional Associations and Memberships
  • American Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association
  • Rhode Island Association

Employers throughout New England and elsewhere recognize Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC as one of the most experienced law firms in the area of labor and employment law.

Our attorneys offer a complete range of employment law advice and services, including:

  • Sexual harassment defense
  • Discrimination claims
  • Wrongful termination
  • Enforcement of non-compete agreements
  • Drafting and review of employment contracts
  • Development of human resources policies and procedures
  • Document retention policies
  • Litigation involving fringe benefits, compensation claims, employment contracts and alleged employment law violations
  • Union dispute resolution

Much of our employment law practice involves the provision of advice and consulting services designed to facilitate compliance and avoid legal problems. To this end, our lawyers develop best practices for corporations and nonprofits, conduct training sessions and help HR departments develop sound employment law policies.

Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O’Gara LLC (PLDO) attorneys are innovators and collaborators with a record of achievement representing clients with the highest level of legal services in a wide range of disciplines and industries.

A full service firm, PLDO’s success is rooted in its cutting-edge approach to modern legal representation, commitment to teamwork and providing superior service for clients built on respect, responsiveness and efficiency that results in long-lasting relationships.

Many of the firm’s attorneys are cross-trained in various and core disciplines, including administrative law, corporate and business law, nonprofit organizations law, municipal law, civil litigation including trust litigation, estate planning and administration, employment law, cyber law, government relations and strategies, special masterships and real estate development and commercial lending.

PLDO has offices in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Florida.