Krystle Guillory Tadesse, an associate in Edwards Wildman's
Providence office, was recently selected by the Eastern Region of Lawyers of Color for its inaugural “Hot List,” recognizing 100 junior and mid-level minority attorneys excelling in the legal profession. Lawyers of Color, which was founded as On Being A Black Lawyer, has been recognized by the American Bar Association, the National Black Law Students Association, and the National Association of Black Journalists. Honorees for the “Hot List” were chosen through a two-pronged process by a selection committee that spent months reviewing nominations and researching bar publications and legal blogs in order to identify promising candidates. In addition, the selection committee reviewed nominations from mentors, peers, and colleagues. The committee also made editorial picks based on research of attorneys who had noteworthy accomplishments and/or were active in legal pipeline initiatives.
Tadesse practices in the Litigation Management Group at Edwards Wildman, where she focuses on the defense of general liability matters. In this role, Tadesse represents a Fortune 100 pharmacy chain in the defense of a variety of matters, including claims of pharmacy malpractice, consumer fraud and premises liability, and serves to coordinate the defense of these claims nationally.
Tadesse serves on the board of directors of the Rhode Island Women’s Bar Association and Reach Out and Read Rhode Island. She is also as a mentor with Rhode Islanders Sponsoring Education (RISE). Tadesse earned her law degree from Northeastern University School of Law and her undergraduate degree from Connecticut College.