One Beacon Street
Suite 1320
Boston, MA 02108

T 617.720.5090
F 617.720.5092


One Cedar Street
Suite 300
Providence, RI 02903
T 401.454.0400
F 401.454.0404


We grow with you.
Strong businesses operate on a firm legal foundation. From corporate formation, to litigation, to insolvency, we help our clients establish themselves, protect their interests, and manage change. Our attorneys each focus on different parts of the corporate lifecycle, allowing us to offer the depth of experience of a large law firm with the accessibly and familiarity of in-house counsel.

representative matters

  • Advised clients on corporate formation and their choice of corporate entity;
  • Served as general corporate counsel for a food service business;
  • Served as general corporate counsel for a manual labor temp agency, including advising on employee-related issues;
  • Drafted corporate documents for numerous companies, including shareholder agreements, operating agreements, partnership agreements, and corporate by-laws;
  • Reviewed and advised clients regarding employment agreements, policies, and severance agreements;
  • Successfully represented numerous non-profit clients in obtaining tax-exempt status;
  • Advised corporate clients on stock and asset purchases and sales;
  • Advised clients in various industries on wage and hour law compliance, including compliance with Massachusetts independent contractor, sick time and health insurance contributions laws;
  • Drafted standard terms and conditions contracts;
  • Advised clients on the dissolution of a non-profit entity;
  • Drafted and filed annual reports and corporate filings with Office of the Secretary of State;
  • Drafted employer documents, policies and procedures, employee handbooks and orientation materials, and other employee policies;
  • Drafted employer compliance manuals.


  • Corporate formation and organization
  • Drafting Governing Corporate Documents
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Legal advice on corporate acts
  • Employment: Agreements, wage and hour law, and discrimination
  • Tax-exempt filings
  • Regulatory compliance review
  • Contract review and drafting
  • Corporate and non-profit dissolution
  • Attending board meetings
  • Corporate general counsel


  • Startups
  • Small businesses
  • LLC’s
  • Partnerships
  • Closely-held corporations
  • Franchises
  • National corporations
  • Private medical practices
  • Nursing homes
  • Temporary placement agencies
  • Food services
  • Hospitality services
  • Financial services
  • Professional services
  • Creative services
  • Nonprofit organizations


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Donoghue Barrett & Singal advises businesses experiencing financial and internal conflict and serve as court-appointed receiver for insolvent companies