Sheehey and Hershenson, Carter Join to Form Law Firm Serving Vermont and New Hampshire

Sheehey Furlong & Behm, P.C. (“Sheehey”) and Hershenson, Carter, Scott and McGee, P.C. (“Hershenson”) are pleased to announce that effective May 1, 2021 the two law firms combined to form a single firm.  Operating under the name Sheehey Furlong & Behm, the combined firm employs nearly 30 attorneys who offer a broad range of legal services.  These attorneys represent and counsel clients throughout the State of Vermont and the Upper Valley of New Hampshire from offices in Burlington and Norwich.

“Hershenson, a long-time Upper Valley firm, has earned a reputation for excellence, integrity and community engagement.  We are all extremely excited to work as colleagues with these outstanding attorneys.  With the addition of the Hershenson team, Sheehey has expanded its expertise and resources in land use planning, business development, and divorce and family matters,” said David Austin, Managing Director of Sheehey.

Scott McGee, Senior Partner at Hershenson commented, “We have collaborated with and worked opposite Sheehey attorneys for many years.  We hold them in high regard for their talent, professionalism and integrity. We look forward to the opportunity to expand both the areas of practice and the overall resources that we can offer to our current and future clients in the Upper Valley and across Vermont.”

Through the combination of these firms, Sheehey will expand its geographic reach and its areas of legal expertise.  These practice areas include complex civil litigation, energy and telecommunications, land use planning, commercial real estate, mergers and acquisitions, business development, internal investigations of businesses and institutions, white collar criminal defense, employment, construction, banking and financial services, mediation, arbitration, estate planning and administration, family and divorce matters, and professional regulatory defense.

About Sheehey Furlong & Behm P.C.

With a unique blend of expertise, actionable insight, and unwavering dedication, Sheehey offers legal advice, guidance and support that provides clients with timely and cost-effective solutions. With deep experience in a variety of practice areas, from large transactions to complex litigation, land use planning, sophisticated estate and tax planning, regulatory compliance, and more, Sheehey possesses a singular focus on helping you achieve your legal goals. Learn more at