David M. Gilden
Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP
David M. Gilden was elected to the Board of Directors December 21, 2010. He is a Partner of Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP, a Providence and Boston-based business law firm. David represents privately held business organizations involved in manufacturing, insurance, and a variety of other industries. He has extensive experience providing advice regarding transactions, shareholder agreements, buy and sell agreements, producer and other employment agreements, business valuations, and related issues. In his work with insurance agencies, David handles operational issues as well as transactions, including restructuring ownership interests, negotiating producer contracts, managing shareholder buyouts, negotiating and closing purchases, sales and mergers of agencies, and representing agencies with respect to real estate, both owned and leased. In addition to his business practice, he is also a commercial real estate attorney, representing the owners of office buildings, shopping centers and apartment complexes in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. He is a member of the Rhode Island Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association and American Bar Association. Some of his community activities include being a Director and Chair of the Governance Committee of Crossroads Rhode Island, a Trustee and Chair of the Governance Committee of Centreville Bank, and legal counsel for the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce and Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce Foundation. He has a BA from Brown University and a JD from Boston University.
Expertise: Insurance, Law, Leadership and Management, and Strategy & Vision.