Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew, P.C. is pleased to announce that Nicole Andreson and David Gurtman have been elected as Directors and Shareholders of the firm.
Nicole Andreson joined the firm in 2007. Ms. Andreson’s practice is focused on the representation of physicians and hospitals in professional malpractice and licensing actions. She regularly represents clients in all aspects of civil litigation as lead counsel in both federal and state courts in Vermont, including jury trials. She also has extensive appellate advocacy experience having argued before the Vermont Supreme Court numerous times. Immediately prior to joining the firm, Ms. Andreson served as a Deputy State’s Attorney for the Chittenden County State’s Attorneys’ Office. During her tenure at the State’s Attorneys’ Office, Ms. Andreson prosecuted serious felonies, focusing on sexual assaults and crimes against children. Prior to prosecuting, Ms. Andreson worked as an Assistant Attorney General for the Vermont Attorney General’s Office. In addition to her legal practice, Ms. Andreson is the Chair of the Board of Directors of Special Olympics Vermont.
David R. Gurtman joined the firm in 2006. Mr. Gurtman practices in the areas of business transactions, non-profit organizations and commercial real estate. Mr. Gurtman advises Vermont companies on legal issues impacting their business, including structuring and closing strategic acquisitions and dispositions, capital raising and financing transactions, the formation of corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships, supply and distribution agreements, and tax planning. His clients range from entrepreneurial startups to mature companies with operations within and outside of Vermont. He has also been involved in some of the largest renewable energy projects in the state and provides state and federal tax advice related to such projects. His practice also includes advising tax exempt organizations in entity organization and formation, recognition of their tax-exempt status and corporate governance matters including drafting bylaws and operating policies. Prior to joining Dinse, he served as a law clerk for the Vermont trial courts in Chittenden and Addison Counties. He currently serves on the Board of CarShareVT and is a member of the Vermont Business Roundtable.
About Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew, P.C.
Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew, P.C., with offices in Burlington, Vermont and Plattsburgh, New York, is one of the most established and well respected law firms serving Vermont and the Adirondack Region of upstate New York. Dinse applies its experience, drive and intellectual capital on the side of every client relationship. It’s why Dinse is seen as the “go-to” firm to navigate today’s most complex legal problems. Chambers USA gives Dinse its highest rankings for the strength and reputation of its attorneys. For over 90 years, the firm has served its clients in important cases, transactions and legal developments. www.dinse.com
On November 18, 2011, Jeff Nolan co-presented a session at the Advanced Employment Issues Symposium in Las Vegas, NV. Jeff’s portion of the session, titled “Handling Unique ADA Issues,” focused on employee mental health issues, and on strategies for addressing employee misconduct that is caused by a disability. Jeff also participated in a panel discussion of current ADA and FMLA issues.