Afi Ahmadi



Areas of Practice Concentration:

Lending regulation, commercial transactions and commercial litigation

Description of Practice:

Afi Ahmadi, a Director of the firm, concentrates his practice on corporate organization, financial services, lending regulation, and commercial transactions. Mr. Ahmadi represents national, regional and Vermont banks and secured lenders in financing transactions and regularly advises out-of-state lenders regarding doing business in Vermont and laws affecting lending activities.  Mr. Ahmadi further represents Vermont businesses on a variety of matters, including leasing, business contracts, and corporate formation. In addition, Mr. Ahmadi has substantial experience in commercial dispute resolution, serving regularly as a mediator in foreclosure actions involving Vermont properties.  

Prior to developing his commercial practice, Mr. Ahmadi gained experience as a litigator in both insurance defense and commercial matters.  Mr. Ahmadi has also served as a judicial law clerk for the Chittenden Superior Court in Burlington, Vermont. Mr. Ahmadi has authored a chapter on Vermont commercial lending law and practices for a state compendium published by the American Bar Association, and co-authored a Vermont foreclosure manual also published by the ABA. 


  • Boston University School of Law (J.D., 1997)
  • Boston University Graduate School of Management (M.B.A., 1997)
  • University of Vermont (B.A., Honors in Economics, 1993)

Bar Admissions:

  • Vermont (1998)
  • District of Vermont (1999)

Professional Affiliations:

  • Admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Vermont
  • Trustee Emeritus, University of Vermont
  • Member of the University of Vermont Alumni Association Board of Directors (2009-present)
  • Member of the University of Vermont Regional Advisory Board (2002-2008)
  • Member of the University of Vermont Athletic Advisory Board (2005-2008)
  • Member: American Bar Association (Business Law Section), Vermont Bar Association
  • Leadership Champlain, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce, Class of 2004
  • Board Member, Vermont Alzheimer's Association (2000 - 2003)
  • Named to New England Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2012)
  • Chambers USA, Chambers & Partners (2012-2015)