Stephen P. Harten

Stephen P. Harten

Providence, Rhode Island
Steve began his career in the insurance industry, working first as an adjuster for Amica Mutual Insurance Company.  He then worked as a claims investigator for the Rhode Island Medical Malpractice Joint Underwriting Association while attending law school.   Upon graduation in 1988, Steve started his legal career at a large litigation firm in Boston, Massachusetts. In 2000, he helped establish the firm now known as Ratcliffe Harten Galamaga LLP.  Steve has successfully been trying cases since 1989 in the state and federal courts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1988
  • Rhode Island, 1989
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1989
  • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit


  • Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D. cum laude - 1988
  • Providence College, Providence, Rhode Island
    • B.A. cum laude - 1981

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association, 1988 - Present
  • Rhode Island Bar Association, 1989 - Present
  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Defense Counsel of Rhode Island

Past Employment Positions

  • Morrison Mahoney & Miller, Partner, 1995 - 2000
  • Morrison Mahoney & Miller, Associate, 1988 - 1995