Kevin A. Lumpkin

Attorney

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30 Main Street, 6th Floor
P.O. Box 66
Burlington, VT 05402-0066

Tel: 802-864-9891
Fax: 802-864-6815

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Education

  • J.D., Vanderbilt University Law School, 2011
  • B.A., University of Vermont, 2007

Prior Experience:

  • 2012-2013, Law Clerk, Vermont Superior Court, Burlington and Middlebury, VT
  • 2011-2013, Law Clerk, Vermont Superior Court, Bennington, VT

Professional and Community Activities:

  • Member, Vermont Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Recipient, 2016 VBA Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award
  • Secretary, Vermont Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
  • Board Member, Laura Kate Winterbottom Memorial Fund
  • Board Member, Vermont Works for Women
  • Vice-Chair, Winooski Development Review Board
  • Winooski Trustee, Chittenden County Government Access Channel Trust
  • Member, Vermont Bar Association Pro Bono Committee
  • Leadership Champlain Class of 2016

Admissions:

  • Vermont
  • United States District Court for the District of Vermont

Biography:

Kevin Lumpkin joined the firm in November 2013 and is a principal of the firm.  Kevin is an experienced litigator in the practice areas of complex commercial litigation, class actions, medical malpractice defense, consumer fraud litigation, breach of contract litigation, personal injury defense, and land use and zoning.  He is both a trial and appellate litigator, and he has participated in numerous jury trials and bench trials.

Kevin practice is focused primarily on civil litigation, serving both business and individuals.  He practices in both state and federal court, as well as before various State agencies and boards.  Prior to joining Sheehey, Kevin served as a law clerk for the Vermont Superior Courts in Bennington, Addison, and Chittenden Counties.

For every year from 2015 through 2019, Super Lawyers magazine has named Kevin to its list of Rising Stars in New England in the practice area of business litigation. In 2016, Kevin received the Vermont Bar Association’s Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award for his work providing indigent litigants with legal representation through a pro bono clinic at the civil division of the Chittenden Superior Court.

Notable Representations:

  • Defended several companies in consumer fraud actions brought by the State of Vermont and private plaintiffs.
  • Regularly represents physicians and other health care providers before professional conduct and licensing boards and in connection with medical malpractice lawsuits.
  • Successfully defended physician in a jury trial against medical malpractice allegations together with another Sheehey partner.
  • Regularly represents land owners in connection with boundary disputes, zoning issues, and related matters.
  • Successfully defended a small Vermont business in a contract dispute before the trial court and Vermont Supreme Court.
  • Successfully defended Vermont’s largest electric utility in an action for breach of contract before the Vermont Supreme Court.