Elizabeth J Grant, Esq.

Elizabeth GrantThe founding member of the firm, Attorney Grant concentrates in the areas of employment law, education law, and occupational safety and health (OSHA). She also offers her services as a trained mediator in the context of alternative dispute resolution and offers third-party investigation services as independent, outside counsel.

Prior to launching her own practice in June 2005, Attorney Grant was a partner in the Burlington law firm of Paul Frank + Collins PC, where she chaired the Employment and Education Law department. Ms. Grant formerly served as Legal Counsel to the Vermont Department of Education, as an Assistant Attorney General to the State of Vermont and was appointed by the Governor to the Vermont Commission on Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Attorney Grant has also been elected by her peers to The Best Lawyers in America and has received multiple Number 1 ratings by Chambers & Partners in the area of employment law. She is also a member of the Society for Human Resource Management.

Professional History

  • Prior Experience:
  • Chair, Employment and Education Law Department, Paul Frank + Collins P.C., Burlington, Vermont, 1992-2005
  • Legal Counsel, the Vermont Department of Education
  • Assistant Attorney General, State of Vermont
    • Civil Rights Division
    • Department of Labor V.O.S.H.A. Program
    • Social & Rehabilitation Services Department
    • Department of Corrections
    • Criminal Appellate Division, Office of Attorney General
  • Judicial Clerk, the Vermont Supreme Court

Education:

  • Colgate University, B.A. (cum laude)
  • Union University, Albany Law School, J.D.

Bar Admissions:

  • Vermont Supreme Court
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • United States District Court for the District of Vermont
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court

Professional Organizations:

  • Vermont Bar Association (ADR and Employment Law Sections)
  • American Bar Association (Labor & Employment Law Section)
  • Society for Human Resource Management

Community Involvement:

  • Trustee, the Howard Center for Human Services, Burlington, Vermont
    • Chair of the Personnel Committee, Vice-President
  • Trustee, Burlington College (1999-2003)
  • Commissioner, Governor's Commission on Alternative Dispute Resolution

Honors and Recognitions:

  • The Best Lawyers in America, 2005-2016, as selected by her peers
  • Chambers & Partners, which ranks America's Leading Business Lawyers - see www.chambersandpartners.com - has awarded Attorney Grant a "Number One" rating on multiple occasions, as ranked among lawyers practicing employment law in Vermont
  • 100 First Women Lawyers, State of Vermont
 

P.O. Box 308
The Coach Barn Offices
18 Bailey Avenue
Montpelier, VT 05601
802.223.0581