Thomas E. Carlotto

Thomas E.Carlotto - Partner


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Tel: (401) 453-1200

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Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Rhode Island
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
  • United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island


  • Boston University School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Rhode Island, B.A., History and Political Science



Thomas E. Carlotto is a Practice Leader for DarrowEverett’s Restructuring Practice Group. He focuses primarily on business disputes, commercial real estate, and public sector representation including complex commercial disputes, loan workouts, and restructuring. Tom represents clients in both federal and state court insolvency and bankruptcy matters, serves as counsel to federal and state court receivers, and advises governmental corporations and private clients regarding general corporate affairs as well as transactional and real estate matters. He has represented, among others, the United States acting through the SBA, quasi-governmental corporations, various institutional lenders and other creditors, trustees, and receivers in all manner of insolvency proceedings in courts throughout the United States as well as numerous private businesses in litigation, arbitration, mediations, and before regulatory agencies.

Serving public sector clients, Tom provides a full range of legal services, inclusive of state and federal law issues, bond issues and other financing transactions, open meetings, access to public records, purchasing compliance, and other general corporate matters. Tom serves as special counsel to the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, the state’s lead economic development agency, and is principally involved in the firm’s services in municipal bond transactions.

Prior Experience

After graduating law school, Tom was employed as an associate at a well known Rhode Island law firm, where he initially specialized in insolvency and creditor’s rights. After becoming a partner with that firm, Tom continued to diversify his practice areas to include commercial real estate, government services and public finance, among others. He joined DarrowEverett in February 2020.

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Publications and Media Appearances


  • American Bankruptcy Institute – Member
  • Rhode Island Bar Association – Member
  • Turnaround Management Association – Member