Providence Pension Deal Cost $972k in Legal Fees – April 29, 2013

According to reporter Dan McGow, the landmark pension reform settlement reached between the Providence police, fire, and public employee unions cost the city nearly $1 million in lawyer fees over the last two fiscal years, has learned.

The majority of legal fees paid out by the city went to William Dolan, the Brown-Rudnick lawyer who helped negotiate the deal on behalf of the city.  Mr. Dolan is the same lawyer that the city of Cranston has retained regarding our proposed pension settlement.

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