Seventeen Downs Rachlin Martin attorneys named to New England Super Lawyers lists

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Wed, 11/08/2017 - 8:34am -- Denise Sortor

Thirteen Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC attorneys have been named to the 2017 New England Super Lawyers list and four DRM attorneys have been named to the Rising Stars list according to the publisher of the list. The selections were announced on Oct. 17. Attorneys named to the Rising Stars list are David F Harlow of the Brattleboro office, and Kathryn M Foley, Samantha Lednicky and Jennifer McDonald of the Burlington Office. Harlow was named for employment litigation. Foley was cited for intellectual property work. Lednicky was recognized for general litigation and McDonald was cited for civil litigation. 

The 13 attorneys named to the New England Super Lawyers list, along with their office location and practice area are as follows: from the Brattleboro office R Bradford Fawley was selected for intellectual property litigation; selected from Burlington were Andre D Bouffard, Thomas H Moody and Paul H Ode, Jr, bankruptcy and business law; Marc B Heath, Walter E Judge, Jr, Robert B Luce, Robert D Rachlin and Christopher Roy, business litigation; Lawrence H Meier, intellectual property law and Wm Roger Prescott, tax law; in St Johnsbury, Attorney John H Marshall was chosen for the list in utilities law and Bruce C Palmer was selected for insurance coverage law.

Each year no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in a state are chosen for the Rising Stars list and no more than five percent are selected for the Super Lawyers list by the research team at Super Lawyers.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. For more information about the business visit

From offices located in Vermont and New Hampshire, more than 55 DRM attorneys represent regional, national and international entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, technology businesses and Fortune 100 companies. The legal services provided by the firm include bankruptcy and business restructuring, general business, captive insurance, energy and telecommunications, intellectual property law, labor and employment, litigation, real estate and land use, environmental and tax law, and trust and estate planning, plus legislative and regulatory services through the firm’s Government and Public Affairs group. DRM is the exclusive member firm in Vermont for Lex Mundi – the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in more than 100 countries worldwide.