Gravel & Shea PC

November 2013

Jeff Polubinski Becomes a Member of the Bar

Jeff-Polubinski-and-Chief-Justice-Reiber-Swearing-InJeff Polubinski, pictured here with Chief Justice Reiber of the Vermont Supreme Court, was sworn into the Vermont bar on November 22, 2013. Jeff is the most recent associate to join Gravel & Shea and is practicing in the firm’s Real Estate and Corporate Departments.






Gravel & Shea Announces 2014 Best Lawyers in America®

Gravel & Shea has been top listed in Burlington, Vermont in 26 major practice areas in the 20th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. In addition, 13 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 5 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys in the country. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers® has been regarded – by both the professional and the public – as the most credible and definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. Because no fee or purchase is required, being listed in Best Lawyers® is considered a singular honor.

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 and 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 and Acquisitions Law
  • Margaret L. Montgomery – Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Robert F. O’Neill – Commercial Litigation; Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar; Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • 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 2013 “SuperLawyers”

SuperLawyers 2013

Gravel & Shea is proud to announce that four of its attorneys were selected for inclusion in the 2013 edition of New England SuperLawyers. In addition, Robert Hemley was named as one of the “Top 100 New England Attorneys” in SuperLawyers. 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: