Burlington, VT (January 2022) – Dinse is pleased to announce that Kendall Hoechst and Ted Lawrence have been elected as Directors and Shareholders of the firm.
Kendall joined Dinse in 2015 after clerking for the Honorable William K. Sessions III in the United States District Court for the District of Vermont. Kendall assists clients with disputes at every level, including conducting workplace and other independent investigations, protecting clients’ interests in pre-suit and other negotiations, defending complaints filed with state and federal agencies, participating in civil lawsuits and trials, and briefing and arguing appeals. Her practice focuses on general civil litigation, employment law, and higher education. She also provides compliance training and counseling on related topics. Kendall is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Yale Law School.
Ted joined Dinse in 2015. He began his career as a journalist covering foreign policy in Washington, D.C. Before moving to Vermont, Ted clerked for the Honorable Henry Saad of the Michigan Court of Appeals. Ted provides guidance and legal support to start-ups and established companies in all aspects of their business operations, including: private capital raises and bank financings, asset sales and acquisitions, company formation, contracting with other businesses and service providers, and incentive compensation for employees and advisors (including stock awards and stock options). He also assists commercial and agricultural lenders with loan transactions and regulatory compliance. When not lawyering, Ted enjoys hiking, writing freelance features and book reviews, and listening to “Addicted to Love” by Robert Palmer. Ted is a graduate of Kenyon College and the University of Michigan Law School.