Shelagh R. McCahey, Esquire

128 Dorrance Street
Suite 530
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 321-2020

Shelagh R. McCahey is a founding partner of Simone & McCahey LLP. Prior to co-founding her firm, Shelagh worked several years for a well-known Rhode Island lawyer and lobbyist. Shelagh handled a broad spectrum of legal matters for many notable clients.  She has tried cases in virtually all of Rhode Island’s courts, and in Massachusetts.  Shelagh focuses her practice on workers’ compensation and personal injury.

Shelagh is a life-long resident of her native Rhode Island.  Shelagh graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a degree in Political Science.  During that time, Shelagh served as a legislative intern for a United States Senator. She also served an internship at the Rhode Island Department of Attorney General.  Shelagh received her Juris Doctor from Roger Williams University School of Law.  During law school, Shelagh was accepted to the Rhode Island Supreme Court Law Clerk program, and served as a legal clerk to several judges of the Rhode Island Superior Court. Shelagh joined Goldberg Law Offices in Pawtucket, Rhode Island as an associate attorney, and worked there for several years. During that time, Shelagh worked on several complex cases in the Superior and Workers’ Compensation court.

Shelagh serves on the Board of Governors for the Rhode Island Association for Justice, formerly called the Rhode Island Trial Lawyers Association.  Shelagh’s clients are fiercely loyal, and she has a reputation for having her clients’ complete confidence and trust.  After years of experience litigating a wide variety of cases, Shelagh started this firm with the mission of dedicating a practice to those injured at work, people hurt in car wrecks and other injury cases, with a focus on getting her clients the full and fair compensation they deserve.


Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2017

10 Best Attorneys, Workers’ Compensation, American Institute of Legal Counsel, 2017

Avvo Client’s Choice, 2017


Rhode Island


United States District Court – District of Rhode Island


Rhode Island Association for Justice – Board of Governors

Rhode Island Workers’ Compensation Bench/Bar Committee

Rhode Island Women’s Bar Association

Rhode Island Bar Association


J.D., Roger Williams University School of Law

B.A., University of Rhode Island

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