Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer has offices in Burlington and Montpelier, Vermont, in Manchester, Littleton and Portsmouth, New Hampshire as well as Camden, Maine and Washington DC. With over 40 attorneys, the firm assists businesses with sophisticated matters on a routine basis, working within a variety of industries. For more than three decades, Primmer has expanded its legal practice beyond Vermont to serve businesses In New Hampshire, Maine, New York and nationwide in transactional, regulatory, compliance and litigation matters.
Our clients benefit from our multi-disciplinary approach to problem-solving, as we marshal the expertise of our professionals in various practice areas to address your organization’s legal and regulatory needs.
Energy Utility & Communications
Environmental & Land Use
Estate Planning & Probate
Financial Services & Banking
Intellectual Property & Tech
International & Cross Border
Labor & Employment
Mediation & Arbitration
Regulatory & Compliance
September 2017: Vermont member firm Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer has had 21 of its lawyers included on the 2018 list of The Best Lawyers in America®. In addition, shareholder Gary Franklin was named 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” in the areas of litigation (intellectual property), commercial litigation and litigation (bankruptcy). Among those from the firm named to the 2018 list are Jon Anderson, for environmental law, land use and zoning law, litigation (environmental), and litigation (land use and zoning); Anne Cramer, for health care law; Denise Deschenes, for banking and finance Law and financial services regulation law; Gregory Eaton, for personal injury litigation (defendants), product liability litigation (defendants, and litigation (insurance); Jon Eggleston, for tax law, trusts and estates; Gary Franklin, for commercial litigation, litigation (intellectual property),and litigation (bankruptcy); Paul Giuliani, for public finance law and corporate law; Jeffrey Johnson, for insurance law; Ralphine O’Rourke, for real estate law, banking and finance law, corporate law, business organizations (including LLCs and partnerships), and commercial transactions/UCC law; Keith Roberts, for corporate law; Mark Scribner, for banking and finance law and corporate law; Neil Wheelwright, for real estate law; and Douglas Wolinsky, for bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law and litigation (bankruptcy).
February 2017: Nicole Bodoh, Alexandra Clauss, Alexandra Edelman, Shireen Hart, Kevin Henry and Ralphine O’Rourke have been named shareholders at Vermont member firm Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer. Ms. Bodohconcentrates her practice on corporate, securities and tax law. She received her J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and her LL.M. from Temple University Beasley School of Law. Ms. Clauss counsels employers on laws affecting the workplace and best practices related to a wide range of employment issues. She received her J.D. from Tulane University Law School. Ms. Edelmanis an experienced litigator and commercial attorney. She received her J.D. from Fordham University School of Law. Ms. Hart is a member of the firm’s healthcare group, where she draws upon her more than 15 years of experience in the field to provide counsel to hospitals, long-term care facilities, community mental health agencies and pharmacies, laboratories, individual practitioners and healthcare-related vendors on a broad range of matters. She received her J.D. from William & Mary Law School. Mr. Henry is an experienced litigator, with wide-ranging experience in complex business and estate and trust litigation, domestic relations, and government enforcement actions. He received his J.D. from University of Michigan Law School. Finally, Ms. O’Rourke concentrates her practice on corporate law and commercial lending matters. She is experienced in managing debt and equity financings and mergers and acquisitions. She received her J.D. from Suffolk University School of Law.