Vermont Top Lawyers

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Vermont has many fine law firms and lawyers to serve the Vermont business community. Represented on the following pages are over 30 law firms and about 200 attorneys. This list is comprised of Vermont lawyers designated by peer-reviewed rating firms, including www.bestlawyers.com or www.superlawyers.com. Vermont Business Magazine asked law firms from across the state which of their lawyers received such a designation in a business-related practice area. Only those firms who volunteered this information about their lawyers are included. Some of the practice areas have been consolidated. Several lawyers practice in more than one area of law. The list is arranged alphabetically by firm.

 

Affolter Gannon Law

Essex Junction

www.vermontlawyers.net

 

Richard W. Affolter

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs, Mediation

 

Michael J. Gannon

Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs, Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs, Civil Litigation

 

 

 

Biggam Fox Skinner LLP

Montpelier

www.bfslaw.com

 

Ron Fox

Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury claimants

 

Heidi Groff Workers’

Compensation and Personal Injury claimants

 

Kelly Massicotte

Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury claimants

 

Pat Biggam

Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury claimants

 

 

 

Carroll & Associates PC

Grand Isle

www.cslaw.us

 

Edward J. Carroll Esq

Immigration

 

 

 

Carroll Boe & Pell PC

Middlebury

 

Kathleen M Boe Esq

Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law and Real Estate Law

 

James F. Carroll Esq.

State, Local and Municipal law

 

 

 

Deppman Law PLC

Middlebury

middlaw.com

 

Benjamin H. Deppman Esq Real estate

 

 

 

Dinse

Burlington

www.dinse.com

 

Ritchie Berger
Business Litigation Commercial Litigation; Medical Malpractice Law; Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

 

Leigh Cole
Immigration Law

 

David Gurtman
Corporate Compliance Law Business/Corporate Law

 

Austin Hart
Real Estate Law

 

Mark Langan
Tax Law; Trusts and Estates Estate Planning & Probate

 

Molly Langan
Real Estate Law

 

Amy McLaughlin
Employment Law – Management; Litigation - Labor & Employment

 

Karen McAndrew
Business Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Education Law; Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Construction; Litigation - Intellectual Property; Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

 

Jeffrey McMahan
Business/Corporate Law; Corporate Law; Technology Law

 

Brian Murphy
Business/Corporate Law; Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Non-Profit / Charities Law

 

Jeffrey Nolan
Education Law; Employment & Labor Law; Employment Law – Management;

 

Daniel R. Sharpe
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

 

Shapleigh Smith Jr
Litigation - Intellectual Property; Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

 

Afi Ahmadi
Business/Corporate Law

 

Linda Cohen
Health Care Law

 

Kendall Hoechst
Civil Litigation

 

Andy MacIlwaine
Construction Litigation

 

 

 

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC

St Johnsbury

www.drm.com

 

Andre D. Bouffard

Bankruptcy, Business Litigation

 

Timothy E Copeland

Management; Labor Law; Litigation - Labor and Employment

 

Thomas C Csatari

Trusts & Estates; Litigation - Trusts & Estates

 

Kathleen H. Davis

Captive Insurance

 

William J Dodge

Real Estate: Zoning/Land-Use

 

R Bradford Fawley

Intellectual Property Litigation

 

Kathryn M. Foley

Intellectual Property

 

James C Gallagher

Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants

 

F David Harlow

Employment Litigation

 

Marc B Heath

Business Litigation, Construction Litigation, Personal Injury - General

 

John Hollar

Government Relations; Administrative, Regulatory Law

 

R Prescott Jaunich

Real Estate – Vermont

 

Walter E Judge Jr

Business Litigation, Personal Injury - General, Civil Litigation

 

Peter B. Kunin

Copyright Law; Litigation – Intellectual Property;  Trademark Law

 

Robert B. Luce

Business Litigation,  Personal Injury - General

 

John Maitland

Employment Law –  Management; Labor Law – Management

 

John H Marshall

Utilities, Energy & Natural Resources, Communications

 

Jennifer McDonald

Civil Litigation

 

Lawrence H Meier

Intellectual Property

 

Willemien Dingemans Miller

Estate Planning & Probate

 

Thomas H Moody

Business/Corporate, Securities & Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions

 

Paul H Ode Jr

Business/Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions

 

Bruce C Palmer

Insurance Coverage, Business Litigation, Construction  Litigation

 

Wm. Roger Prescott

Tax

 

Elizabeth K Rattigan

Labor and Employment –  Vermont

 

Christopher Roy

Business Litigation,  Land Use/Zoning, Real Estate

 

Cathleen M. Stadecker

Intellectual Property

 

David J Sylvester

Corporate/Commercial - Vermont

 

Benjamin J. Traverse

Labor and Employment

 

James G Wheeler

 

 

 

Dunkiel Saunders Elliott Raubvogel Hand PLLC

Burlington

www.dunkielsaunders.com

 

Brian Dunkiel

Environmental

 

Geoffrey Hand

Environmental Litigation

 

Drew Kervick

Health Care

 

Justin McCabe

Intellectual Property

 

Victoria Westgate

Energy & Natural Resources

 

 

 

Facey Goss & McPhee PC

Rutland

www.fgmvt.com

 

Heather Cooper

Bankruptcy & Financial Restructuring

 

John A Facey III

Real Estate Law

 

James PW Goss

Environmental Law, Land Use & Zoning Law, Mining Law

 

John C Newman

Tax Litigation, Trust & Estates Law

 

M. Kate Thomas
Civil Litigation
Rising Star

 

 

 

Fead Construction Law PLC

South Burlington

www.feadlaw.com

 

William Alexander “Sandy” Fead

Construction Law, Construction Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation

 

 

 

Gravel & Shea PC    

Burlington

gravelshea.com

 

Peter S. Erly

Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Securities / Capital Markets Law; Securities Regulation

 

Timothy M. Eustace

Litigation – Real Estate

 

Michelle N. Farkas

Real Estate Law

 

Heather Rider Hammond

Employment Law – Management; Litigation – Labor and Employment

 

Robert B. Hemley

Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: General Practice; Criminal Defense: White-Collar; First Amendment Law; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs; Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs; Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

 

William A. Mason IV

Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law

 

Jerome F. O’Neill

Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: White-Collar; Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

 

Robert F. O’Neill

Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: General Practice; Criminal Defense: White-Collar

 

Robert H. Rushford

Real Estate Law

 

Norman Williams

Appellate Practice; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

 

Jeanne C. Blackmore

Private Wealth Law

 

 

 

Jarrett & Luitjens PLC

South Burlington

vermontestateplanning.com

 

Glenn Jarrett

Estate Planning & Probate; Elder Law

 

 

 

Kirkpatrick & Goldsborough

South Burlington

www.vtlawfirm.com

 

Mary Kirkpatrick

Personal injury – General; Plaintiff

 

 

 

Kohn Rath Danon Lynch & Scharf LLP

Hinesburg

www.kohnrathlaw.com

 

Beth Danon

Personal Injury

 

Roger Kohn

General Litigation

 

 

 

Langrock Sperry & Wool

Burlington

www.langrock.com

 

Erin Miller Heins

Construction Litigation

 

Christopher L. Davis

Ethics and Professional Responsibility Law; Family Law; Family Law Mediation

 

Eric M Knudsen

Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships); Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law; Corporate Law; Real Estate Law

 

Mark L Sperry III

Real Estate Law; Real Estate Litigation

 

Susan M Murray

Appellate Practice; Collaborative Law - Family Law; Family Law; Family Law Mediation

 

Mitchell L Pearl

First Amendment Litigation; Civil Rights

 

Kevin E Brown

Insurance Law

 

F Rendol Barlow
Elder Law; Real Estate Law; Trusts & Estates

 

Emily J Joselson

Environmental Litigation; Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

 

Devin McLaughlin

Criminal Defense - General Practice; Criminal Defense - White-Collar

 

James W Swift

Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

 

Peter F Langrock

Commercial Litigation;

Criminal Defense - General Practice; Criminal Defense - White-Collar; First Amendment Law; Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

 

John L Kellner

Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs; and Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs

 

William B Miller Jr

Commercial Litigation; Elder Law; Construction Litigation; Labor & Employment Litigation

 

Sarah Gentry Tischler

Trusts & Estates

 

Alison J Bell

Employment Law - Individuals; Employment Law - Management; Labor & Employment Litigation; Leisure & Hospitality Law; ERISA Litigation

 

Lisa B Shelkrot

Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense - General Practice; Criminal Defense - White-Collar; Construction Litigation

 

 

 

Law Office of Gregory Howe

Newport

www.howelawvt.com

 

Gregory Howe

Personal Injury. Plaintiff

 

 

 

Law Office of Richard J Fox PLLC

Shelburne

www.foxlawvt.com

 

Richard J Fox

Real Estate

 

 

 

Lisman Leckerling P.C.

Burlington

www.lisman.com

 

Carl H. Lisman

Real estate, Real estate litigation

 

William Leckerling 

Employment law

 

 

 

McCormick Fitzpatrick Kasper & Burchard P.C.

Burlington

www.mcfitz.com

 

Dave Berman

Workers’ Compensation

 

Dan Burchard

Civil Litigation, Insurance Coverage and Construction Law

 

Jason Ferreira

Workers’ Compensation

 

Eric Johnson

Alternate Dispute Resolution

 

Keith Kasper

Workers’ Compensation

 

Thomas McCormick

Personal Injury Litigation

 

 

 

Merritt & Merritt

Burlington

merrittmerritt.com

 

H. Kenneth Merritt Jr.

Corporate Attorney; Securities

 

Sharon J. Merritt

Patent, Trademark & Copyright

 

Andrew D. Grosvenor

Corporate Attorney

 

 

 

Moulton Law Group

Burlington

www.moultonlg.com

 

Peter K. Osborn

Corporate Law; Venture Capital Transactions; Mergers and Acquisitions; Securities

 

Eli Moulton

Corporate Law; Venture Capital Transactions; Mergers and Acquisitions; Securities

 

 

 

MSK Attorneys

Burlington

www.mskvt.com

 

Liam Murphy

 

Brian Sullivan

 

Catherine Dingle

 

Jeremy Farkas

 

Hans Huessy

 

Daniel Seff

Member

 

 

 

Obuchowski Law Office

Bethel

www.oeblaw.com

 

Raymond Obuchowski

Business Bankruptcy

 

 

 

Paul Frank + Collins P.C.

Burlington

www.pfclaw.com

 

Robert G. Cain

Workers’ Compensation Law

 

Mark G. Hall

Environmental and Land Use and Zoning Litigation

 

Stephen J. Soule

Litigation

 

Andrew A. Beerworth

Workers’ Compensation Law

 

Kristina R. Brines

Employment and Labor Law

 

Nolan C. Burkhouse

Insurance Law

 

Robert S. DiPalma

Commercial Finance Law

 

Stephen D. Ellis

Labor and Employment Law

 

Kimberly K. Hayden

Energy Law

 

Christopher J. Leff

Tax Law

 

Shane W. McCormack

Project Finance Law, Public Finance Law, and Securities/Capital Markets Law

 

Thomas R. Melloni

Banking and Finance Law and Public Finance Law

 

Kerin E. Stackpole 

Employment and Labor Law, Employment and Labor Litigation

 

 

 

Pratt Vreeland Kennelly
Martin & White Ltd

Rutland

www.vermontcounsel.com

 

John J. “Jack” Kennelly

Commercial Litigation, Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy

 

Robert S. Pratt

Elder Law

 

Neal C. Vreeland

Real Estate Litigation

 

Timothy U. Martin

Commercial Real Estate

 

Jeffrey P. White

General Commercial Practice

 

Matthew D. Anderson

Civil Litigation

 

 

 

Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC

Burlington and Montpelier

www.primmer.com

 

Jon T. Anderson

Environmental Law, Land Use and Zoning Law, Litigation - Environmental, Litigation - Land Use and Zoning

 

Gary M. Burt

Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

 

Doreen F. Connor

Appellate Practice

 

Anne E. Cramer

Health Care Law

 

Denise J. Deschenes

Banking and Finance Law, Financial Services Regulation Law

 

Gregory Eaton

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants, Product Liability Litigation - Defendants, Litigation - Insurance

 

Jon R. Eggleston

Tax Law, Trusts and Estates

 

Gary L. Franklin 

Commercial Litigation, Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Bankruptcy

 

J. Paul Giuliani

Public Finance Law,  Corporate Law

 

Jeffrey P. Johnson

Insurance Law

 

Gary F. Karnedy

Commercial Litigation

 

John R. Monson

Corporate Law

 

Ralphine N. O’Rourke

Real Estate Law, Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Commercial Transactions / UCC Law

 

Thomas J. Pappas

Construction Law,  Commercial Litigation

 

Keith A. Roberts

Corporate Law

 

L. Jonathan Ross

Family Law

 

Mark H. Scribner

Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law

 

Neil Wheelwright

Real Estate Law

 

Douglas J. Wolinsky 

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy

 

 

 

Rich Cassidy Law

South Burlington

www.richcassidylaw.com

 

Richard Cassidy

Employment Law - Individuals, Litigation – Labor and Employment, Mediation

 

 

 

Ryan Smith & Carbine Ltd

Rutland

www.rsclaw.com

 

R. Joseph O’Rourke

Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

 

John J. Zawistoski

Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants

 

Thomas M. Dowling

Business/Corporate Law, Health Care Law, Tax Law, Trusts and Estates

 

Allen R. Keyes

Appellate Litigation

 

Harry R Ryan

Personal Injury Litigation, Legal Malpractice – Defense

 

Glenn S Morgan

Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers

 

James B. Anderson

Business Litigation

 

William A. O’Rourke

Civil Litigation

 

Elizabeth A. Glynn

Banking & Finance Law

 

Andrew H. Maass
Employment Law - Management, Labor Law - Management

 

John A. Serafino

Insurance Law

 

 

 

Sabbeth Law PLLC.

Woodstock

www.sabbethlaw.com

 

Michael J. Sabbeth Esq.

Workers’ compensation, Personal Injury, Auto Accidents, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

 

David Crocco Jr. Esq.

Workers compensation, Auto Accidents, Personal Injury

 

 

 

Sheehey Furlong & Behm P.C.

Burlington

www.sheeheyvt.com

 

R. Jeffrey Behm

Business Litigation

 

Justin A. Brown

Business Litigation

 

Ian P. Carleton

Business Litigation

 

Kevin A. Lumpkin

Business Litigation

 

Diane M. McCarthy

Banking and Finance Law, Corporate Law, and Real Estate Law

 

Renee L. Mobbs

Banking Law

 

Craig S. Nolan

White-Collar Criminal Defense

 

James W. Spink

Alternative Dispute Resolution

 

Lewis K. Sussman

Real Estate Law

 

 

 

Shoup Evers & Green PLLC 
Burlington 
www.seglawyersvermont.com

 

Tina Shoup
Medical Malpractice, Plaintiff

 

John Evers
Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice (Plaintiffs); Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury-plaintiffs

 

Michael Green
Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation; Personal Injury plaintiffs, Workers’ Compensation Claimants

 

 

 

Suzanne R. Brown Esq

Burlington

Facebook Suzanne R. Brown

 

Suzanne R. Brown Esq

Family Law

 

 

 

Sylvester & Brow PLLC

Burlington

sylvesterbrow.com

 

Alan F Sylvester Esquire

Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs; Medical Malpractice Law-Plaintiffs

 

Michael S Brow Esquire

Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs

 

Amy Sylvester Averill Esquire

Personal Injury Litigation-Plaintiffs

 

 

 

Unsworth LaPlante PLLC

Essex Junction

www.unsworthlaplante.com

 

Stephen A. Unsworth

Estate Planning and Medicaid Planning

 

Ellen B. LaPlante

Estate Planning and Medicaid Planning

 

 

 

Winburn Law Offices

Bennington

Winburnlaw.com

 

D. Patrick Winburn

Plaintiffs Personal Injury and Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice

 

 

 

 

Source: Vermont Business Magazine 2019