Victoria M. Almeida


Victoria is a shareholder at Adler Pollock & Sheehan. She is Co-Chair of the firm’s Government Relations Practice Group. A distinguished and highly awarded attorney with noted successes in high-stakes, precedent-setting cases, Victoria gives her litigation, health care, governmental relations and white-collar criminal-defense clients responsive, civil and innovative counsel. Always remaining accessible, providing prompt attention to pressing problems and avoiding cookie-cutter solutions, she works to minimize her clients’ worry while advancing their business objectives.

Notably, she successfully challenged a Rhode Island law that had required employers to provide health insurance to employees receiving workers’ compensation benefits. The precedent-setting decision—affirmed by the U.S. Supreme Court—struck down a law that had been considered one of the most controversial and costly for Rhode Island businesses.

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