Kevin A. Lumpkin


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

Tel: 802-865-6313
Fax: 802-864-6815

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Practice Areas:


  • 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:

  • Chair, Winooski Development Review Board
  • Chair, Vermont Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
  • Treasurer and Board Member, Vermont Works for Women
  • Board Member, Laura Kate Winterbottom Memorial Fund
  • Winooski Trustee, Chittenden County Government Access Channel Trust
  • Associate Member, Vermont Business Roundtable
  • Member, Vermont Bar Association Pro Bono Committee
  • Leadership Champlain Class of 2016
  • Member, Vermont Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association

Awards and Recognition:

  • Vermont Business Magazine Rising Star, 2020
  • Super Lawyers New England Rising Star, 2015-2020
  • 2016 VBA Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award


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


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, medical malpractice defense, consumer fraud and consumer protection litigation, class actions, breach of contract litigation, and other areas of civil litigation.  He is both a trial and appellate litigator, and he has participated in numerous jury and bench trials.

Kevin’s 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.  Kevin also regularly serves as local counsel for national law firms, providing guidance and strategic advice regarding local procedures and customs.  Prior to joining Sheehey, Kevin served as a law clerk for the Vermont Superior Courts in Bennington, Addison, and Chittenden Counties.

In 2020, Vermont Business Magazine recognized Kevin as one of 40 rising stars under 40 years old.  For every year from 2015 through 2020, 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 actions brought under the Vermont Consumer Protection Act (VCPA) by the Vermont Attorney General 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 corporations in complex commercial disputes.
  • 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.
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