Commercial litigator Kyle Zambarano represents both businesses and individuals in high stakes commercial disputes and complex tort cases. Kyle has represented a variety of prominent national and international companies as well as numerous Rhode Island-based entities. He brings to all his clients valuable trial experience, having handled jury trials, bench trials, and preliminary evidentiary hearings not only in Rhode Island, but in numerous other jurisdictions in New England. Prior to joining APS, Kyle served for two years as a law clerk for Chief Justice Frank J. Williams of the Rhode Island Supreme Court.
Kyle litigates and resolves disputes between employers and their former employees, which implicate trade secret law and non-competition provisions. Kyle has obtained favorable outcomes for his clients, including a parent company threatened with unlawful competition following the purchase of a business, a terminated employee threatened with the possible enforcement of a two-year non-solicitation agreement, and an employer facing a hiring raid perpetrated by a competing business in contravention of the employees' non-competition provisions.
•Named Rhode Island Rising Star, by the publishers of Super Lawyers 2009, 2010, and 2013 - 2015.
•Named by the Rhode Island Supreme Court as an Article III, Rule 18 Substitute Counsel.
•Graduated cum laude from Roger Williams University School of Law in the top ten percent of his class.
•Graduated from University of Rhode Island with highest distinction, completed the University's honors program, and inducted into Phi Beta Kappa.
In the Community
•Board Member, Rhode Island Council for the Humanities.
•Governance Committee Chair, Rhode Island Council for the Humanities.
•Governance Committee 2012 - 2015 Member, Rhode Island Council for the Humanities.
•Organizer, AP&S Saturday Morning Basketball “Community Assist Fundraiser.”
Seminars / Publications
•Co-Author, State Law Chapter, Consumer Protection Law Developments II, April 2016.
•Author, Long v. Dell and its Decoding of Rhode Island Consumer Protection Law (Listed as one of the most popular reads on JDSupra, September, 2014).
•Co-Author of the Rhode Island Update of the 2012 and 2013 Review of Consumer Protection Law Developments.
•Co-Author of the Rhode Island Chapter of the Tort Law Desk Reference: A Fifty State Compendium - 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 editions.
•Author, “Rhode Island's Right to a Safe School: A Means to an End of an End Without Means?, ” 8 Roger Williams U.L. Rev. 383 (2003).
•Two-year member, Roger Williams University Law Review; elected Notes & Comments editor in final year.
•06.17.16 / News
Kyle Zambarano Named to PBN's 40 Under Forty
•10.20.15 / News
AP&S Attorneys Named 2015 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars
•06.30.15 / News
AP&S Ranked #1 for Intellectual Property Law Firms by Providence Business News
•01.06.15 / News
AP&S Appoints New Shareholders