Larissa joined the firm in 2016 as an Associate in the Litigation Department. She is admitted to practice in the state courts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts, as well as the U. S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island. Larissa attended Providence College, graduating magna cum laude with a bachelor of arts degree in 2011. She graduated summa cum laude from Roger Williams University School of Law in 2015.
Prior to joining HCC, she served as a judicial law clerk for the R.I. Workers’ Compensation Court, conducting extensive research for the justices in their preparation of numerous trial and appellate decisions. While in law school, Larissa was a member of the honors program. She also served as a judicial extern for The Honorable O. Rogeriee Thompson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and a corporate counsel extern for the in-house legal department at Alex & Ani, LLC. In addition, she was a research assistant to the dean and associate dean of Roger Williams School of Law.
Her practice focuses on civil litigation, including insurance defense, product liability, and premise liability. She has widespread experience researching novel and complex areas of law. Larissa also brings to her practice a distinct perspective from critiquing trial memoranda and appellate briefs during her time as a judicial law clerk.