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Rajaram Suryanarayan

Attorney Rajaram Suryanarayan

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Rajaram graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Classics. He then graduated for Boston College Law School, cum laude, and served as an editor of the Boston College International and Comparative Law Review. Raj clerked for Associate Justice Thomas F. Kelleher of the Rhode Island Supreme Court. Raj joined Gunning & LaFazia as a partner in 2002.

His practice areas include insurance defense, commercial litigation and products liability. Raj has tried cases before juries in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. He has also appeared before the Rhode Island Supreme Court on many occasions, having briefed and argued cases that are published in the Atlantic Reporter.


  • Boston College Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
    • J.D.
    • Honors: cum laude
  • Stanford University, Stanford, California
    • B.A.
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Major: Classics (Latin)

Professional Associations

  • IADC, Member, Present
  • CLM, Member, Present
  • LCA, Senior Fellow, Present
  • DCRI, Member, Present
  • NAMWOLF, Member, Present

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Defense
  • Commercial Litigation


  • "AV" rated by Martindale Hubbell
  • Top Attorney in Rhode Island from 2011-2020

Bar Admissions

  • Rhode Island
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court District of Rhode Island
  • U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts

Past Positions

  • Associate Justice Thomas Kelleher of the Rhode Island Supreme Court, Clerk, 1990 to 1991

Current Employment Position

  • Partner