John T. Leddy enjoys helping clients with a variety of matters. He maintains a general practice of law, assisting clients in all manner of legal matters, including litigation, business formation, wills and estates, among other things. John has represented clients in numerous reported decisions before the Vermont Supreme Court and U.S. District Court in the areas of employment discrimination, wrongful discharge, civil rights, workers’ compensation, property rights, insurance coverage and property taxation, among others. He has represented many clients, both employers and claimants, in workers’ compensation claims, both in informal and formal proceedings before the Vermont Department of Labor, including reported decisions of the Commissioner of Labor, as well as in appeals to the Superior Court.
John has received an AV® Preeminent™ review rating, the highest rating attainable from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.
John was born and raised in Burlington. He is married to Louise Thabault, and they have two adult children, Mick and Margaret. John likes to spend time with his family, read, do family research, bicycle, baseball and travel. He has been fortunate to have traveled extensively to points across the globe, including some memorable trips to Kilimanjaro, Tongariro Crossing and our own Grand Canyon, among others.
- Successfully represented clients in litigation resulting in recoveries of over $1 million for his clients both by way of court judgment and settlement.
- Successfully represented the City of Burlington in both State and Federal Court in protracted proceedings in the City’s successful legal efforts to construct the Burlington Bicycle Path along Lake Champlain, up to and including a successful appeal to the United States Supreme Court.