Michelle N. Farkas

mfarkas@gravelshea.com

Michelle Farkas joined Gravel & Shea in 1999 after practicing at Goodwin Procter in Boston. At Gravel & Shea, Michelle focuses on complex commercial real estate transactions, representing developers and non-institutional investors in real estate acquisition, development, financing, zoning and land use matters. Michelle has extensive experience in assisting developers with establishing and managing condominium and planned unit developments, assisting both local and national landlords and tenants with commercial and retail leasing, and assisting a major wireless service provider with its site acquisition activities throughout the state, including complex title work, leasing activities, and permitting efforts and strategy.

Education

  • Boston College Law School, J.D. 1996, cum laude, Note Editor, Third World Law Journal
  • Cornell University, B.A., with distinction in all subjects, 1993; Phi Beta Kappa

Honors

  • Named 2012 Burlington Lawyer of the Year for Real Estate Law in Best Lawyers in America
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America (2007-2014)
  • Listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (2003-2013)
  • Listed as a “Rising Star” in New England Superlawyers (2008-2012)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Chittenden County, Vermont, Massachusetts and American Bar Associations

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts (1996)
  • Vermont (1999)