Michael F. Edwards Partner

Providence, RI

Phone: (401) 621-4674 Fax: (401) 351-4420 Download VCard

Michael F. Edwards

Michael is a partner in the Providence office of Morrison Mahoney.  He concentrates his practice in the area of Workers’ Compensation and Tort and Liability Defense.  Michael represents employers, self-insureds, third-party administrators, and insurance carriers in all aspects of workers’ compensation litigation under the Rhode Island Workers’ Compensation Act.  He appears regularly before the Rhode Island Workers’ Compensation Court.  Michael also provides training presentations throughout the country to numerous insurance companies and third-party administrators.  

Michael also has extensive experience defending liability cases.  Prior to joining Morrison Mahoney, he was in-house defense counsel for the second-largest property and casualty insurer in the United States.  His practice focused on the representation of individual and commercial clients in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut general liability matters, and at one point involved leading a team of fourteen attorneys in litigating hundreds of Connecticut liability cases.

Representative Experience

  • Associate Editor (2009–2010), Roger Williams University Law Review

Speaking Engagements

  • Michael leads presentations throughout the year for large self-insured employers, insurance carriers, and TPAs across the Northeast


  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Workers' Compensation Bench/Bar Committee

Providence, RI Office

10 Weybosset Street
Suite 900
Providence, RI 02903
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Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Rhode Island
  • Massachusetts
  • Connecticut


  • B.A. — Bryant University
  • J.D. — Roger Williams School of Law

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