Jeffrey O. Polubinski

Jeff Polubinski joined Gravel & Shea in 2013, where he focuses on real estate, land use development, corporate law, and environmental law matters. Prior to attending law school, Jeff worked for more than seven years as a geologist at an environmental consulting firm where he co-authored over 100 Phase I Environmental Site Assessments and assisted developers and institutional clients with the remediation and regulatory compliance associated with the development of contaminated properties. As a consultant, Jeff also assisted a wide variety of clients with the mitigation of indoor air contamination, focusing primarily on vapor intrusion.


  • Vermont Law School, J.D. 2013, magna cum laude
    • Head Notes Editor, Vermont Law Review
  • Middlebury College, B.A. 2002, Geology and Environmental Studies

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Chittenden County, Vermont and American Bar Associations


  • Adapting CERCLA to Address Vapor Intrusion by Amending the Hazard Ranking System, 37 Vt. L. Rev. 467 (2012)
  • Co-Author, Killington Mountain Resort: A Case Study of “Green” Expansion in Vermont, 26 Vt. L. Rev. 565 (2002)

Bar Admissions

  • Vermont (2013)