Kevin A. Lumpkin

Attorney

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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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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:

  • Treasurer and Board Member, Vermont Works for Women
  • President and Burlington Trustee, Town Meeting Television
  • Past Chair, Vermont Bar Association Young Lawyers Division
  • Former Manager, Vermont Bar Association Board of Managers
  • Former Chair, Winooski Development Review Board
  • Board Member, Laura Kate Winterbottom Memorial Fund
  • 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 “40 Under 40” Rising Star, 2020
  • Super Lawyers New England Rising Star, 2015-2024
  • 2016 VBA Distinguished Pro Bono Service Award
  • Chris Lantz Memorial Outstanding Service Award (Vanderbilt Law School)
  • K. Harlan Dodson Award of Excellence (Vanderbilt Law School)

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, medical malpractice defense, consumer protection defense, trade secrets and employee mobility litigation, professional regulatory defense, land use litigation, and other areas of civil litigation.  He is both a trial and appellate litigator.  He has participated in numerous jury and bench trials and regularly appears before the Vermont Supreme Court.

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.  Kevin also represents physicians, nurses, and other licensees before the Office of Professional Regulation.  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 2024, Super Lawyers magazine has named Kevin to its list of Rising Stars in New England for 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.  In 2024, Kevin was honored by the Vermont Bar Association for his service to the Association and its Young Lawyers Division.

Notable Representations:

  • Represented a publicly traded cybersecurity company in connection with trade secret and employee mobility litigation.
  • Defended several companies in actions brought under the Vermont Consumer Protection Act (VCPA) by the Vermont Attorney General and private plaintiffs.
  • Successfully defended physician in a jury trial against medical malpractice allegations together with another Sheehey partner.
  • Regularly represents physicians and other health care providers before professional conduct and licensing boards and in connection with medical malpractice lawsuits.
  • Successfully defended many clients against lawsuits in Vermont trial courts and on appeal to the Vermont Supreme Court.
  • Regularly represents corporations in complex commercial disputes in Vermont Superior Court, the District of Vermont, and the Vermont Supreme Court.
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