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Gravel & Shea PC

United States 2024

General Information

Year founded: 1955
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As one of Vermont’s premier law firms, Gravel & Shea is committed to helping you achieve your goals. Whether you’ve got a company to steer through a transition, a complex dispute to navigate, a legacy to ensure for the future – or all of the above – we’ll use every tool at our disposal to serve you, while remaining cost-effective. With a team recognized for excellence by publications such as Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, US News Best Law Firms and Chambers USA, Gravel & Shea is the right choice when it matters most.

Gravel & Shea is proud to provide its clients legal services in a wide variety of disciplines, including commercial transactions, civil litigation, real estate, intellectual property, land use and environmental regulation, estate planning, mergers and acquisitions, personal injury litigation, employment law, and family law. We hire attorneys only with top credentials, including former judicial clerks, Assistant U.S. Attorneys and practitioners who worked at large law firms in major U.S. cities.


Gravel & Shea PC is metro ranked in 14 practice areas. Best Law Firms rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process.

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Metro Rankings

Tier 1 for Corporate Law
Tier 1 for Criminal Defense: General Practice
Tier 1 for Employment Law - Management
Tier 1 for First Amendment Law
Tier 1 for Litigation - Labor and Employment


Metro Rankings

Tier 1 for Corporate Law
Tier 1 for Criminal Defense: General Practice
Tier 1 for Employment Law - Management
Tier 1 for First Amendment Law
Tier 1 for Litigation - Labor and Employment
Tier 1 for Litigation - Real Estate
Tier 1 for Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
Tier 1 for Mergers and Acquisitions Law
Tier 1 for Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
Tier 1 for Real Estate Law
Tier 1 for Securities / Capital Markets Law
Tier 2 for Commercial Litigation
Tier 2 for Corporate Governance Law
Tier 2 for Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Practice Areas

The below are areas of legal specialty volunteered by the firm and do not designate a specialty in which a Best Law Firms ranking is held.
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bet-the-Company Litigation
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Cannabis Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminal Defense: General Practice
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • DUI / DWI Defense
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Family Law
  • First Amendment Law
  • Food and Beverage Law
  • Labor Law - Management
  • Litigation - Intellectual Property
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Real Estate
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs
  • Real Estate Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Technology Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts and Estates

Individuals Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America®

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Male: 8
Female: 4
Of Counsel (but not partners)
Male: 3
Female: 3
Male: 4
Female: 3
Female: 7
Non-Legal Employees
Female: 14

Main Location

Burlington, VT
76 Saint Paul Street, Seventh Floor
P.O. Box 369
Burlington, VT 05402-0369
United States
802-658-0220 Call our Burlington, VT location at 802-658-0220 Get Directions Get directions to our Burlington, VT location

Management and Personnel

Managing Partner
William A. Mason
Managing Partner
Heather Rider Hammond


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