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Twelve Gravel & Shea Attorneys Recognized in Best Lawyers in America© 2020

Best Lawyers® released their annual guide, recognizing attorneys that have been chosen through peer review as exemplifying legal excellence. Gravel & Shea is honored to congratulate 12 attorneys for inclusion in the 2021 edition of the Best Lawyers in America. The Best Lawyers team analyzed 9.4 million votes to make their selections.

Burlington Lawyers of the Year in Best Lawyers in America

Two Gravel & Shea attorneys were recognized as Burlington Lawyers of the Year in their practice area.

Heather R. Hammond is the 2021 Burlington Lawyer of the Year for labor and employment litigation. Robert F. O’Neill is the 2021 Burlington Lawyer of the Year for white-collar criminal defense.

Best Lawyers in their practice areas

Gravel & Shea attorneys have been recognized in Best Lawyers since 1989. This year’s awardees are recognized for excellence in eighteen practice areas.

Peter S. Erly, since 2007

  • Corporate law
  • Mergers and acquisitions law
  • Securities/capital markets law
  • Securities regulation

Timothy M. Eustace, since 2013

  • Litigation—real estate

Michelle N. Farkas, since 2007

  • Real estate law

Heather R. Hammond, since 2015

  • Employment law—management
  • Litigation—labor and employment

Robert B. Hemley, since 1989

  • Bet-the-company litigation
  • Commercial litigation
  • Criminal defense: general practice
  • Criminal defense: white-collar
  • First amendment law
  • Mass tort litigation/class actions—plaintiffs
  • Medical malpractice law—plaintiffs
  • Personal injury litigation—plaintiffs

William A. Mason IV, since 2013

  • Corporate governance law
  • Corporate law

Jerome F. O’Neill, since 1993

  • Commercial litigation
  • Criminal defense: general practice
  • Criminal defense: white-collar
  • Personal injury litigation—plaintiffs

Robert F. O’Neill, since 2006

  • Commercial litigation
  • Criminal defense: general practice
  • Criminal defense: white-collar

Keith A. Roberts, since 2013

  • Corporate law

Robert H. Rushford, since 2007

  • Real estate law

Norman C. Williams, since 2010

  • Appellate practice
  • Mass tort litigation/class actions—plaintiffs

Ones to Watch

Best Lawyers also recognizes excellence in attorneys that have been in private practice for between five and nine years. Gravel & Shea associate Celeste Laramie is recognized in Best Lawyers’ Ones to Watch publication for personal injury litigation on behalf of plaintiffs.

Gravel & Shea PC August 19, 2020