Gravel & Shea PC

September 2019

Attorney Pauline Law Returns to Gravel & Shea

Gravel & Shea is delighted to welcome Pauline Law back to the firm’s corporate practice. Pauline practiced with Gravel & Shea from 2012 to 2018, and briefly relocated to Baltimore, Maryland, during her spouse’s fellowship in surgical critical care at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

“I’m excited to be back at a firm that combines a first-rate legal practice with a deep dedication to the community,” says Pauline. “And of course, I’m very glad to be in beautiful Vermont again.”

While in Baltimore, Pauline practiced at a large DC-based law firm advising privately-held businesses in the biomedical, cybersecurity, marketing/advertising and telecommunications sectors. Pauline will continue advising Gravel & Shea clients on mergers & acquisitions, debt and equity financings and technology transactions.

“We are all thrilled to have Pauline rejoin Gravel & Shea after her stint in Baltimore,” says Gravel & Shea Managing Partner Bob Rushford. “We were disappointed to see her go, and our corporate clients will definitely benefit from her return.”

Prior to joining Gravel & Shea in 2012, Pauline received her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a Business & Public Policy Certificate from the Wharton School of Business and holds a B.S. in Economics and Chinese Studies with a minor in Physics from Carnegie Mellon University.

Gravel & Shea is a full-service law firm in Burlington, Vermont, providing its clients legal services in a wide variety of disciplines, including commercial transactions, civil litigation, real estate, intellectual property, energy, land use and environmental regulation, estate planning, mergers and acquisitions, personal injury litigation, employment law, and family law.

Attorney Chase Whiting Joins Gravel & Shea

Gravel & Shea is proud to welcome Chase Whiting to the litigation team. Chase will work with the litigation team on all aspects of state and federal litigation.

“I am thrilled to work alongside Gravel & Shea’s skilled litigators to help our clients achieve their goals. The depth of expertise here is truly remarkable. To practice with attorneys of this caliber and in the wonderful state of Vermont is an unparalleled opportunity.”

Chase joins Gravel & Shea after completing two judicial clerkships — for the U.S. District Court, Maryland and for the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. Chase graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the American Criminal Law Review.

While a student, Chase worked as a senior analyst on strategic initiatives at Georgetown University, interned as a student attorney at the Institute for Public Representation, and served as a law clerk for the Obama Administration.

“We’re excited to have Chase joining us here at Gravel & Shea,” says Gravel & Shea Partner Navah Spero. Chase is smart and hard working. His background as a law-clerk at the trial-court and appellate-court level will make him an invaluable part of our litigation team. Chase graduated from UVM, and we’re delighted that he chose to return and build his practice in Vermont.”