Denise Lombardo Myers

Denise Lombardo Myers

Attorney since 1995
Providence, Rhode Island

Denise Lombardo Myers has represented a variety of litigants in the US District of RI, the RI Supreme Court, the RI Superior Court, the RI Workers' Compensation Court and at hearings before the RI Department of Labor, RI Board of Review, and RI Department of Health in her 24 years as an attorney.  Originally from Westerly Rhode Island, Denise currently lives in Providence with her husband and two daughters.

Her current practice includes general civil litigation relating to employment matters, insurance defense, workers' compensation, school law and health care licensing.

In addition, Denise is a Member of the Permanent Advisory Commission of Women and Minorities of Rhode Island Supreme since 1997, Past president of the Women's Bar Association, Past President of the Justinian Law Society, Past Treasurer and Secretary of the RI Legal Services, Past barrister for the Roger Williams Law-American Inn of Court; and Secretary of the Watch Hill Yacht Club.

Denise has been a speaker on Sexual Harassment litigation and investigations, Employment disputes, Termination of employees, Use of Surveillance in the Workplace, Workers' Compensation Claims investigation, and  ...

B.S. degree, University of Vermont; J.D. degree, Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment
  • Insurance Defense
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • School Law
  • Health Care Licensing

Bar Admissions

  • Rhode Island, 1990
  • Connecticut, 1991
  • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island, 1991


  • Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington, District of Columbia
    • J.D. - 1990
  • University of Vermont
    • B.S. - 1981


  • Presenter with Judge Edward Clifton at Law Day, RI Bar Association
  • Moderator at RI Bar Association Annual Meeting, Daubert & DePetrillo: Expert Testimony, RI Bar Association
  • Moderator, September 2004 Out of the Closet and Into the Courts, Legal Rights and Non-traditional Families, RI Bar Association
  • Annual Meeting: Presentation: INVESTIGATIONS OF HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE, Rhode Island Interlocal Trust, January 22, 2004
  • Employment Law Update, November 18, 2009, Sterling Education Services, Inc.
  • Employment issues in the Paperless Workplace February 10, 2010, Sterling Education Services, Inc.
  • Workers’ Compensation Practice Tips April 11, 2011, Sterling Education Services, Inc.
  • Advanced Workers’ Compensation October 18, 2012, Sterling Education Services, Inc.
  • Employment Law overview April 25, 2003, Lorman
  • Employment Law from A to Z, September 27, 2007, Lorman
  • Employment Law from A to Z, April 6, 2011, Lorman
  • Workers’ Compensation Hearings, trial and testimony, May 2, 2012, Rhode Island Chapter of Society for Human Resource Management
  • Employment Discipline and Discharge; Human Resources Law Update, February 13, 2013, National Business Institute

Honors and Awards

  • BV® Distinguished™ Peer Review RatingSM by Martindale-Hubbell®

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Permanent Advisory Commission of Women and Minorities of Rhode Island Supreme, Member, 1997 - Present
  • Rhode Island Legal Services, Executive Board Member, 2007 - 2013
  • Rhode Island Legal Services, Board Member, 1995 - 2013
  • Rhode Island Legal Services, Past Treasurer and Secretary
  • Rhode Island Mock Trial Tournament, Legal Advisor, 1992 - 1993
  • Rhode Island Mock Trial Tournament, Trial Judge, 1994 - 2013
  • Justinian Law Society, President, 2011 - 2013
  • Justinian Law Society, Vice President, 2009 - 2011
  • Justinian Law Society, Member, 1997 - Present
  • Watch Hill Yacht Club, Watch Hill, RI, Secretary, 2012 - Present
  • Watch Hill Yacht Club, Watch Hill, RI, Race Committee Chair, 2010 - 2014
  • Watch Hill Yacht Club, Watch Hill, RI, Nominating Committee, 2009 - 2012
  • Roger Williams Law - American Inn of Court, Associate, 1997 - 1999
  • Roger Williams Law - American Inn of Court, Barrister, 2002 - 2010
  • R.I. Women’s Bar Association, President, 1995 - 1996
  • R.I. Women’s Bar Association, Board Member, 1993 - 1997
  • Rhode Island Bar Association, Meetings Committee, 1996 - 2006
  • Rhode Island Bar Association, Nomination Committee, 1996 - 1999
  • Rhode Island Bar Association, Co-Chair of Superior Court Bench/Bar Committee, 1993 - 1995
  • Rhode Island Bar Association, Semonoff Committee, 1998 - 2009

Past Employment Positions

  • Town of Johnston, Rhode Island, Assistant Town Solicitor
  • Town of Lincoln, Rhode Island, Assistant Solicitor and Prosecuting Attorney
  • Rhode Island Workers' Compensation Bench/Bar Committee, 1993–1995