Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC

Practice/Organization Description

Our goal has always been - and continues to be - to exceed client expectations.

As DRM has grown from a small-town firm in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, to a six-office firm with international clients, our values remain rooted in providing personal attention and responsiveness. Our expansion into a full-service firm enables us to offer interdisciplinary collaboration typically found only in larger firms.

Our experienced, creative attorneys enjoy the challenge of solving complex problems, often identifying uncommon approaches to achieve favorable results for clients.

Our business clients include entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, Fortune 100 companies and leading technology businesses. We serve financial institutions, public utilities, construction companies, grocery stores and healthcare institutions. We represent individuals in all facets of family law and estate planning matters, as well as those who experience life-altering consequences resulting from brain and spinal cord injuries. On behalf of our diverse clients, the firm:

has furnished comprehensive legal services for the acquisition of power generation facilities in the United States and Latin America

provides collective bargaining, contract administration and grievance resolution legal services nationwide for the elevator industry

has managed patent applications for major corporations in the United States and Asia and regularly secures trademark registrations worldwide

has depth and experience in due diligence and database management for multiple site acquisitions (particularly of wireless communications infrastructure) and for storing, indexing and retrieving high-volume documentation

provides in-state legal counsel for the establishment of single parent and group captive insurers

defends and prosecutes environmental and toxic tort claims and pursues insurance coverage for policy holders

has one of the largest government and public affairs practices in the state of Vermont, which is headquartered in Montpelier and provides lobbying services and public and media relations support for many of the firm’s clients

uses virtual private networks for data-intensive applications, and designs and implements extranet and other custom communication solutions that enable clients to share the firm’s data and systems

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Government
  • Health
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Taxation
  • Toxic Torts
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Number of Attorneys

50-100 Attorneys

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