(Burlington, Vt.)  Attorney Alexis Peters has joined  Downs Rachlin Martin where she will practice from the firm’s Burlington office.

She began working at the firm on Sept. 4.

Peters graduated summa cum laude from Vermont Law School and also holds a master’s degree in environmental policy from the University of Cambridge in England and a bachelor’s degree from Boston University. She served as a law clerk for Justice Maria Araujo Kahn and Judge Ingrid L. Moll at the Connecticut Appellate Court and as a judicial extern for Judge Geoffrey W. Crawford at the U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont. Peters interned at BCM Environmental and Land Law, PLLC in Concord, N.H. and was a student clinician at the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic in So. Royalton. Her practice will focus on real estate law and litigation as well as energy, environmental and telecommunications law.

“We’re thrilled that Alexis is joining our firm,” said Peter B. Kunin, DRM’s managing partner. “She brings a combination of first-rate educational achievement and valuable practical experience.  Alexis has already hit the ground running. Our clients will benefit from her contributions here at DRM.”