University of Connecticut, J.D., summa cum laude


  • Provides claims response, claims handling and coverage advice and opinions to the captive insurance programs of multiple fortune 500 companies and major international financial institutions.
  • Writes insurance policies for programs covering commercial general liability, cyber liability, environmental impairment, professional liability, property loss, employment practices, business interruption, automotive liability, cyber risk, employee dishonesty, workers compensation, medical stop loss and terrorism risks and coverage, deductible reimbursement and other policies.
  • Litigates coverage issues for policyholders and insurers with respect to general liability claims, claims against directors and officers, toxic tort and environmental liability claims, professional liability claims against lawyers, accountants and other professionals, advertising injury and equipment and other property loss and business interruption claims, arising in Vermont, New Hampshire and states across the country.
  • Serves as the General Counsel for the firm and consults with and advises his colleagues regularly on issues of professional responsibilities and risk management.


Massachusetts, 1987

Rhode Island, 1986

Vermont, 1989

New Hampshire, 1990

U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit, 2001

Memberships & Activities

New Hampshire Bar Association

Rhode Island Bar Association

Vermont Bar Association

Vermont Professional Responsibility Board Hearing Panel Member, 2009-2012

American Bar Association, 1989

Accolades & Awards

Recognized in Super Lawyers® 2014-2020 for his insurance coverage and business litigation practices. Selection is based on a multiphase rating process with peer nominations and evaluations combined with third-party research.

Recognized as a Leading Lawyer by Chambers USA® for multiple years for his Corporate Commercial and Captive Insurance work including multi-jurisdictional matters common to insurers.

Recognized by Vermont Business Magazine as a top lawyer practicing in the areas of Insurance Coverage, Business Litigation and Construction Litigation.

Community Involvement

Pope Memorial Library Trustee, 2021

St. Johnsbury Athenaeum Trustee, 2010-2019