A Burlington law firm with broad experience, a team approach, and a commitment to Vermont.
Established in 1977, McNeil Leddy & Sheahan is a heavily experienced law firm with wide-ranging capabilities in many practice areas. We are committed to providing quality legal work in a cost-effective manner with a high degree of responsiveness and dedication. Our clients feel at home with us, often stopping by our historic downtown building where our attorneys and staff are down-to-earth and approachable.
We pride ourselves in providing legal counsel to municipalities, businesses and individual clients throughout Vermont. In addition to the general practice of law, our firm specializes in employment law, schools/education law, utility law, municipal law, litigation, and mediation & arbitration. Within these broad practice areas, our lawyers have deep knowledge and experience in a variety of legal matters, including the development and review of contracts, regulatory compliance issues, risk management, collective bargaining, civil rights matters, personal injury, property and business transactions, and legislative concerns – to name just a few. When conflicts arise, we provide strong representation for our clients through litigation or alternative dispute resolution.
With our full spectrum of legal services, we welcome the opportunity to serve your needs.
A little history
McNeil Leddy & Sheahan was founded by Joseph C. McNeil, a highly-respected attorney who was active in the community until his death in 1978. The firm continues under the guidance of his son, Joseph E. McNeil. Our firm served as corporate counsel to the City of Burlington for more than thirty-five years.