Business, Corporate
& Tax Planning

Income tax planning, entity formation and re-capitalizations, mergers and acquisitions, sale of businesses, resolution and restructuring of shareholder and membership interests, and employment agreements.

Creditors’ Rights,
Receivership &
Insolvency Law

At Salter McGowan Sylvia & Leonard, our team has extensive experience in all types of bankruptcy, receivership, and other insolvency and creditors’ rights matters.

Estate Planning,
Probate & Elder Law

Wills, trusts, living wills, powers of attorney, probate administration, Medicaid planning, and estate planning for clients who are owners of closely-held business enterprises.

Business and Commercial
Disputes & Litigation

Shareholder and limited liability company member disputes, corporate deadlocks, stock buy-outs, business, commercial and lender litigation and more.

In addition to being dedicated to our clients, we also serve our community and profession. We have, for example, regularly accepted pro bono cases, including those from people of extreme need and from the Rhode Island Bar Association Volunteer Legal Program. We also give our time and contribute to numerous charitable causes.


Matthew J. McGowan
Matthew J. McGowan

Matthew J. McGowan works on all aspects of creditors’ rights, bankruptcy, receivership, and…

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Mark G. Sylvia

Mark G. Sylvia concentrates his practice in the areas of general business…

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Arthur J. Leonard

Arthur J. Leonard devotes his practice to the needs of closely-held…

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Matthew J. Leonard

Matthew J. Leonard’s practice is concentrated in business law…

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Mark Iacono

Mark Iacono concentrates his practice in the areas of estate and…

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Marvin H. Homonoff

Marvin H. Homonoff is an attorney practicing primarily in the areas of estate…

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Patricia Antonelli
Patricia Antonelli

Patty advises banks, credit unions, financial institutions and trade creditors in insolvency matters…

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Our office is located in beautiful Downtown Providence with easy access to the Financial District and courts, with ample parking within walking distance.
Salter McGowan Sylvia & Leonard, Inc.

56 Exchange Terrace
Providence, RI 02903

Phone: 401.274.0300
Fax: 401.453.0073