A member of Chace Ruttenberg & Freedman's Business, Corporate and Non-Profit Group, Mr. Berkelhammer focuses on corporate and real estate law. Bob has served as general counsel to local and regional companies advising them on a variety of legal issues, including corporate governance, financing transactions, employment issues, and mergers and acquisitions. His merger and acquisition experience includes sales of closely held companies to NYSE companies as well as smaller private transactions. Bob is also a member of the firm's Real Estate Group, where he represents clients in a variety of real estate transactions, including a substantial practice assisting developers of affordable housing. In connection with his real estate practice, he assists in structuring the transaction and the entities, obtaining necessary governmental approvals, negotiating applicable contracts, and working closely with financing sources.
A founding partner of Chace Ruttenberg & Freedman, Bob was formerly a partner in the Providence law firm of Tillinghast Licht & Semonoff.
- Boston University School of Law (JD)
- University of Rochester (BA)
- Rhode Island
- Rhode Island Bar Association