Robert B. Berkelhammer

Robert B. Berkelhammer: Attorney with Chace Ruttenberg & Freedman, LLP


Mr. Berkelhammer's practice focuses on corporate and real estate law. He serves 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. 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.

Mr. Berkelhammer is one of the founders of Chace Ruttenberg & Freedman, LLP. He was formerly a partner in the Providence law firm of Tillinghast Licht & Semonoff.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Commercial Law
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Corporate Law
  • Business Planning and Formation
  • Affordable Housing

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
401.453.6400  Phone
401.453.6411  Fax
University Attended:
University of Rochester, B.A., 1971
Law School Attended:
Boston University, J.D., 1974
Year of First Admission:
1977, U.S. District Court of Rhode Island; 1998, Massachusetts; 1975, Rhode Island; 2001, Connecticut
Rhode Island Bar Association.
Birth Information:
Providence, Rhode Island, October 27, 1949
Payment Information:
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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Providence, Rhode Island

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