Gravel & Shea PC

November 2012

Gravel & Shea Announces “Best Lawyers”

Gravel & Shea has been ranked in Tier 1 in Burlington, Vermont for 26 major legal practice areas according to the 2012-2013 U.S. News Media Group – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings. In addition, 14 of the firm’s attorneys were specifically selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers®, which is based on an exhaustive and rigorous peer-review survey comprised of more than 4 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys in the country. Gravel & Shea attorneys who were specifically recognized by Best Lawyers® are:

  • Heather Briggs – Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Peter S. Erly – Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law; Securities / Capital Markets Law; Securities Regulation
  • Timothy M. Eustace – Litigation – Real Estate
  • Michelle N. Farkas – Real Estate Law
  • Robert B. Hemley – Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar; Criminal Defense: White-Collar; First Amendment Law; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs; Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs; Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs
  • Andrew D. Manitsky – Commercial Litigation; Copyright Law; Litigation – Intellectual Property; Trademark Law
  • William A. Mason – Corporate Governance Law; Corporate Law
  • Stewart H. McConaughy – Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Margaret L. Montgomery – Corporate Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Robert F. O’Neill – Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar; Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • John R. Ponsetto – Environmental Law
  • William G. Post , Jr. – Trusts and Estates
  • Robert H. Rushford – Real Estate Law
  • Norman Williams – Appellate Practice; Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Plaintiffs

Gravel & Shea Announces “Super Lawyers”


Gravel & Shea is proud to announce that four of its attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2012 edition of New England Super Lawyers. Selection is based on a rigorous process of evaluation by peers in a number of categories of professional achievement. Our attorneys and their areas of recognition are as follows:

  • Michelle N. Farkas – Real Estate; Land Use/Zoning (“Rising Star”)
  • Robert B. Hemley – General Litigation; First Amendment/Media/Advertising; Personal Injury Plaintiff: General.
  • Andrew D. Manitsky – General Litigation; Intellectual Property Litigation; Intellectual Property
  • Robert F. O’Neill – Personal Injury Plaintiff: Medical Malpractice; Family Law; Criminal Defense