Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC
Member firm for USA, Vermont

Firm Overview

With a deeply rooted pragmatic streak and a service model that puts clients’ needs first, the 60-plus attorneys of Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC (DRM) deliver bold strategies that help clients accomplish great things. Founded in 1950, today DRM is the largest firm in Vermont and represents regional, national and international entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, technology businesses and Fortune 100 companies.

The legal services provided by DRM include bankruptcy and business restructuring, general business, captive insurance, renewable energy and telecommunications, health law, intellectual property, labor and employment, litigation, real estate and land use, environmental, tax, and trusts and estates, plus legislative and regulatory services through the firm’s government and public affairs group.

On the behalf of its clients, and operating from the fundamental belief that anything is possible when imagination and pragmatism live side by side, the firm:

• Provides comprehensive legal services for the acquisition of power generation facilities in the United States and Latin America.
• Partners with developers in connection with contracting and permitting renewable energy projects.
• Coordinates collective bargaining, contract administration and grievance resolution nationwide for the elevator industry.
• Manages patent applications for major corporations in the United States and Asia, and regularly secures trademark registrations worldwide.
• Performs due diligence and database management for multiple site acquisitions (particularly involving wireless-communications infrastructure) and for storing, indexing and retrieving highvolume documentation.
• Defends and prosecutes environmental and toxic tort claims and pursues insurance coverage for policyholders.
• Provides in-state legal counsel for the establishment of single-parent and group captive insurance.
• Represents individuals who have experienced life-altering consequence from serious personal injuries and wrongful death, including brain and spinal cord injuries.
• Maintains one of the largest government and public affairs practices in the state of Vermont, headquartered in Montpelier.

Other Offices

Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC
8 South Park Street
Lebanon, New Hampshire 03766-0191
USA
Tel. 1.603.448.2211
Fax 1.603.448.9967


Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC
186 US Oval
Plattsburgh, New York 12903
USA
Tel. 1.518.561.0068
Fax 1.802.862.7512

Thomas D. Kohler
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Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC
28 Vernon Street, Suite 501
Brattleboro, Vermont 05302-0009
USA
Tel. 1.802.258.3070
Fax 1.802.258.4875

R. Bradford Fawley
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Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC
52 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05601-1072
USA
Tel. 1.802.225.5500
Fax 1.802.223.2460

John H. Hollar
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Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC
90 Prospect Street
St. Johnsbury, Vermont 05819-0099
USA
Tel. 1.802.748.8324
Fax 1.802.748.4394

John H. Marshall
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