John O. Mancini

Top rated Business Litigation attorney in Providence, Rhode Island

Mancini Carter P.C.
John O. Mancini
Mancini Carter P.C.

Practice Areas: Business Litigation, Land Use & Zoning, Real Estate

Licensed in Rhode Island since: 1998

Education: Boston University School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Italian

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2012

Mancini Carter P.C.

56 Pine Street
3rd Floor
Providence, RI 02903 Visit website


Attorney John O. Mancini is a founding partner and shareholder with the Mancini Carter, P.C., law firm in Providence, Rhode Island. A highly versatile attorney licensed to practice in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut, Mr. Mancini represents a diverse range of clients across all three states, and he provides exceptional legal counsel and support in all of the following practice areas:

·        Real estate law

·        Developments and permits

·        Corporate and business law

·        Commercial and civil litigation

·        Construction law

·        Administrative law

·        Environmental law

·        Land use litigation

A 1995 cum laude graduate of Boston College, Mr. Mancini attended Boston University School of Law, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1998. Along with practicing before all Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut state courts, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Districts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts as well as before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit.

Throughout the course of his career, Mr. Mancini has served as lead counsel on some of the largest and most complex real estate developments in the region, dealing with a wide range of matters, including financing efforts, environmental issues, title disputes, partnership agreements and more. In addition, he has served several appointments as a receiver or special master for cases involving corporate restructuring of real estate development companies and other entities.

Voted by Rhode Island Monthly magazine as one of the state's top business litigation and real estate attorneys for the past several years, Mr. Mancini is widely regarded as a leader in his field, and he writes extensively and conducts lectures across his region on a variety of legal topics.

A consummate professional, he is an active member of the Rhode Island Bar Association and the Massachusetts Bar Association, and he served a six-year term on the Cranston City Council, where he was chair or vice chair for several of the council's committees.

Practice areas

Business Litigation, Land Use/Zoning, Real Estate: Business
  • 50% Business Litigation
  • 30% Land Use/Zoning
  • 20% Real Estate: Business

First Admitted: 1998, Rhode Island

Professional Webpage:

  • Honored member of the Strathmore’s Who’s Who in America, 2001/2002 edition
  • Named as New England “Super Lawyer”, 2012, 2014 2015, 2016 and 2017
  • Selected by the American Council of Young Political Leaders to travel to Japan as a delegate representing the United States government, November 1999
  • Named as one of the top lawyers in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly Magazine, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017
  • Elected to the Cranston City Council as a City-Wide Councilman 1996-2002; 2004 Democratic Nominee for Mayor of the City of Cranston
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Narragansett Elec. Co. v. Saccoccio, 43 A.3d 40 (R.I. 2012)
  • Lindemannv. John P. Caito Corporation, Inc., C.A. no. 11-0005
  • Narragansett Electric Company v. Minardi, 21 A3d 539 (R.I. 2011)
  • Michael A. Miller and Carol J. Miller v. Water Wells Systems, Inc. C.A. No. 12-4349
  • Brochu v. Santis, 939 A.2d 449 (R.I. 2008)
  • West, et al V. McDonald, 18 A3d 565 (R.I. 2011)
  • Nunes v. Meadowbrook Development Co., Inc., 807 A.2d 943 (R.I. 2002)
  • Richmond Holding Corporation v. Richmond Ready Mix, Inc. C.A. No. 08-0616
  • Bourque vs. Bruce,, 2004 WL877615, 2004
  • Nunes v. Meadowbrook Development Co. Inc., 24 A.3d 539 (R.I. 2011)
  • Demetrios B. Haseotes v. V.S. Haseotes & Sons Limited Partnership, et al, C.A. No. 10-1783- 10-1790
  • North End Realty, LLC v. Pat’s Italian Food to Go, Inc. et al (R.I. 2012)
  • Trans Load America, Inc. v. TLA-Providence LLC C.A. PB 12-1475
  • Grand Banks Yachts, Ltd. Et al.V. Roberts, 2006 WI 2927318 (D.R.I. 2006)
  • Moreau v. Flanders, 15 A3d 565 (R.I. 2011)
  • Plainfield Pike Gas & Convenience, LLC v. 1889 Plainfield Pike Realty Corp., 994 a2d 54 (R.I. 2010)
  • Calcagni v. Fleet Construction Co., Inc., C.A. No. 10-2078
  • Koussa v. United States, 261 F. Supp. 2d 91 (D.RI 2003)
  • Shine v. Moreau, 119 A.3d 1 (R.I. 2015)
  • Tonetti Enterprises, Inc. v. Mendon Road Leasing Corp., 2006 WI 1515840 (R.I. Super. 2006)
  • Miller v. Metropolitan Property and Casualty Ins. Co., 88 A3d 1157 (R.I. 2014)
  • Anthony F. Rosciti, Jr., v. South Shore Utility Contractors, Inc., C.A. no. 06-2623
  • Nunes v. Meadowbrook Development Co., Inc., 24 A3d539 (R.I. 2011)
  • CMI Associates, LLC, v. Regional Refinancing Co., LLC, 775 F. Supp.2d 281 (D. Mass. 2011)
  • Cornell, et al v. Marvelle, et al, 2008 WI 3312294 (Mass.Super. 2008)
  • Narragansett Improvement Company, et al v Wheeler et al, 21 A. 3d 430 (R.I. 2011)
  • Nunes v. Meadowbrook Development Co., Inc., 824 A.2d 421 (R.I. 2003)
  • Wilkes Street Realty Trust v. Hallinan Capital Corp. Regional Financing Co., LLC C.A. No.: 08-31553 (R.I. 2012)
  • Tonetti Enterprises, Inc. v. Mendon Road Leasing Corp., 2006 WI 1028760 (R.I. Super. 2006)
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • “The Case of the State of Rhode Island v. Edward D. DiPrete: Trial of the Prosecutor,” Recent Developments in Massachusetts and Federal Law (MCLE 1998) at 475
  • “Practical Guide to Zoning and Land Use Law,” National Business Institute, June 2007
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • Rhode Island
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island
  • Rhode Island Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts
  • Connecticut
Educational Background:
  • Boston College, B.A., cum laude, 1995

Office location for John O. Mancini

56 Pine Street
3rd Floor
Providence, RI 02903

Phone: 401-343-0926


10 Years Super Lawyers
1 Year Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2012

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