Skip to main content

Enter legal issue and location

Benjamin L. Rackliffe - Johnston, RI

1301 Atwood Ave. Suite 215 N Johnston, RI 02919

Super Lawyers®


Updated: 05/14/2020

Johnston Corporate & Business Law Lawyer


Benjamin L. Rackliffe is a Partner with Pannone Lopes Devereaux & O'Gara LLC and a member of the firm's Corporate & Business and Nonprofit Organizations Teams. He is considered a leading authority in the areas of corporate and regulatory compliance, providing counsel in a wide range of areas to closely held business and tax-exempt organizations...

About Benjamin L. Rackliffe

Practice Areas

  • Corporate & Business Law
  • Emerging Industries Compliance and Regulatory Law
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Investor Relations
  • Nonprofit Organizations

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Representative Clients

  • Represent veterinarian in acquisition of veterinary practice assets/ location.
  • Represent ophthalmologist in sale of practice assets.
  • Represent dermatologist in acquisition of skin rejuvenation therapy business.
  • Represent nationally recognized point-of-sale/ processing technology company in stock sale transaction.
  • Represent regional janitorial services company specializing in the healthcare industry in sale of stock to foreign corporation.
  • Represent water authority with respect to statutory merger and annexation of abutting water supply district into said water authority.
  • Advise numerous quasi-public and private institutions with respect to solar net metering and virtual-net metering projects throughout the Rhode Island.
  • Represent Massachusetts Registered Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Private Placement in excess of $5 Million.
  • Represent Licensed Medical Marijuana Cultivation with multi-million-dollar placement.
  • Represent Licensed Medical Marijuana Cultivation with private placement.
  • Successfully advise over 15 Medical marijuana cultivator license applicants in the Rhode Island with respect to obtaining medical marijuana cultivation licenses from the Department of Business Regulation, including advice and counsel on local zoning and planning matters, facility acquisitions/ leasing.


Bar Admissions

  • Rhode Island
  • Connecticut
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit

Other Affiliations

  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association
  • American Bar Association


  • Roger Williams University School of Law, Bristol, Rhode Island
  • Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island
    Major: Management


Other Sources of Feedback About Benjamin L. Rackliffe

Included on the 2022 Rhode Island list

Past Lists

  • 2021 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Rhode Island Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Benjamin L. Rackliffe on Super Lawyers

Video & Photo


Office Information


1301 Atwood Ave. Suite 215 N Johnston, RI 02919


  • (401) 824-5123



  • PBN cannabis summit: Legalized recreational pot is only matter of time in R.I.
  • Municipal Barriers to Cannabis Enterprises

When viewing a listing, consider the state advertising restrictions to which lawyers and law firms must adhere, as well as our Legal Directory disclaimer. Some lawyers publish comparative information regarding the services that they provide which may be subject to specific comparative communications restrictions.

Write Your Review

Fields marked with an * are required

1. Rating

Overall rating

How would you rate your overall experience with this lawyer?

Use the up and down arrows to increase or decrease the rating

Please Rate
Optional ratings
Please Rate
Quality Of Service
Please Rate
Professional Competence
Please Rate

2. Review

Please share your opinion of working with this attorney. Do not reveal personal information or details about your case. All submitted reviews are shared with the attorney prior to publishing.

Your feedback must be at least 50 characters.Your review must be at least 50 characters
I would recommend this attorney to friends and family:

3. Verification

Keep my name anonymous from public view:
Customer Type
Please choose one

Please confirm you are not a robot

By submitting this form you agree to receive email communications from FindLaw related to the management of your review.

Privacy Statement Contact Lawyer FAQ

Fields marked with an * are required

Preferred contact method
DISCLAIMER: The information contained in this web site is intended to convey general information. It should not be construed as legal advice or opinion. It is not an offer to represent you, nor is it intended to create an attorney-client relationship. The use of the internet or this contact form for communication is not necessarily a secure environment. Contacting a lawyer or law firm email through this service will not create an attorney-client relationship, and information will not necessarily be treated as privileged or confidential.

Firm Address

(401) 824-5123
Google Map
1301 Atwood Ave. Suite 215 N Johnston, RI 02919

Find a Lawyer

More Options