Education

Cornell Law School, J.D.; Editor, Cornell Law Review

Tufts University, B.A.

Admissions

Vermont, 1971

U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont, 1971

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1977

U.S. Supreme Court, 1984

Memberships & Activities

Vermont Bar Association, President 2005-2006

Accolades & Awards

Listed in Best Lawyers in America© “Lawyer of the Year”, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, 2016

Listed in Best Lawyers®, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants, 2011-2022

Community Involvement

President, Upright Steeple Society

Trustee, Lyndon Institute (1990 – 2020)

President, Lyndon Institute (1994-2003; 2018-2019)

President, Vermont Bar Association (2005-2006)

Reported Cases

Pomfret Farms Ltd. Partnership v. Pomfret Associates, 174 Vt. 280, 811 A.2d 655 (2002)

Knight v. Rower, 170 Vt. 96, 742 A.2d 1237 (1999)

Neel v. Sun, 156 Vt. 239, 590 A.2d 887 (1991)

Caledonian Record Pub. Co. v. Walton, 154 Vt. 15, 573 A.2d 296 (1990)

Smith v. Town of St. Johnsbury, 150 Vt. 351, 554 A.2d 233 (1988)

Greenwood v. Wolchik, 149 Vt. 441, 544 A.2d 1156 (1988)

Village of Lyndonville v. Town of Burke, 146 Vt. 435, 505 A.2d 1207 (1985)

Stowell v. Simpson, 143 Vt. 625, 470 A.2d 1176 (1983)

Douglass v. Skiing Standards, Inc., 142 Vt. 634, 459 A.2d 97 (1983)

Fox v. McLain, 142 Vt. 11, 451 A.2d 1122 (1982)

Preston v. Chabot, 138 Vt. 170, 412 A.2d 930 (1980)

Little v. Gray, 137 Vt. 569, 409 A.2d 574 (1979)

State v. Ryan, 135 Vt. 491, 380 A.2d 525 (1977)

Dunn v. State Highway Bd., 135 Vt. 26, 370 A.2d 626 (1977)

Lamoille Grain Co., Inc. v. St. Johnsbury and Lamoille County R.R., 135 Vt. 5, 369 A.2d 1389 (1976)

Martin v. Furman Lumber Co., 134 Vt. 1, 346 A.2d 640 (1975)

Hill v. Grandey, 132 Vt. 460, 321 A.2d 28 (1974)

State v. Arbeitman, 131 Vt. 596, 313 A.2d 17 (1973)

Lee v. Wheeler, 130 Vt. 624, 298 A.2d 851 (1972)

Tracy v. Vinton Motors, Inc., 130 Vt. 512, 296 A.2d 269 (1972)

Languages

Italian