Peter S. Erly

perly@gravelshea.com

Peter Erly moved to Vermont in 1987 from Atlanta, Georgia, where he practiced securities law. He has been with Gravel & Shea since that time.

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. 1981, cum laude, Editor of American Criminal Law Review
  • Williams College, B.A. 1975, cum laude, Political Economy

Honors

  • Named 2014 Burlington Lawyer of the Year for Mergers and Acquisitions Law in Best Lawyers in America
  • Named 2011 Burlington Lawyer of the Year for Corporate Law in Best Lawyers in America
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America since 2007
  • Listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business since 2003

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Chittenden County, Vermont and American Bar Associations
  • Co-chair,  VBA Business Associations Committee, drafting revisions to the Vermont Limited Liability Company Act (2013-present)
  • Chair and co-chair, Vermont Bar Association Business Associations Committee (1992-1997)
  • Co-chair, Vermont Limited Liability Company Act Drafting Committee (1992-1996)
  • Member, Vermont Bar Association Business Corporation Act Drafting Committee (1989-1992) (primarily responsible for drafting Chapter 14 [dissolution] of the Vermont Business Corporations Act)
  • Co-chair, Vermont Business Association Drafting Committee, Vermont Securities Act (1988-1989)
  • Member, American Bar Association Section of Business Law and Section of Taxation
  • Lead role in 2008 Vermont Bar Association drafting subcommittee responsible for corporate law revisions included in the Vermont Digital Corporations Act

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia (1982)
  • Vermont (1987)