Burke is a member of the firm’s corporate department, advising and assisting clients with business formations, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance matters. Burke provides counsel to cannabis retail businesses in Vermont, advising on all aspects of licensing and compliance. She also assists in the formation, regulation, and governance of legal entities for decentralized autonomous organizations and other blockchain companies.
“Catherine is an integral part of our corporate department and is critical to the success of the firm,” said William “Chip” Mason, Co-Managing Partner at Gravel & Shea. “She earned this role as a shareholder, and I look forward to her continued colleagueship, working together to deliver the highest level of service to clients.”
Before joining the firm six years ago, Catherine provided tax consulting services through a large accounting firm, including assisting businesses during IRS audits. She also litigated on behalf of indigent civil clients and prosecuted misdemeanors. Catherine gained business development and marketing experience while working in non-legal positions for solar and mortgage trade associations and a Vermont business improvement district.
“I feel so fortunate to work with business owners, from helping small companies execute their plans to providing counsel to thriving enterprises both in Vermont and elsewhere,” said Burke. “Working at Gravel & Shea is very rewarding – from our client service to our community impact. I am honored to continue my career as a shareholder and look forward to the new opportunities this brings.”
|About Gravel & Shea PC
Gravel & Shea is a full-service law firm in Burlington, Vermont, providing its clients legal services in a wide variety of disciplines, including commercial transactions, civil litigation, real estate, intellectual property, energy, land use and environmental regulation, estate planning, mergers and acquisitions, personal injury litigation, employment law, and family law.