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Eric M. Knudsen

Eric M. Knudsen

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Eric joined Langrock Sperry & Wool in 1994 and has been a partner since 2000. Eric has a transaction-based practice focused on the purchase, sale, financing, and leasing of commercial and investment real estate throughout Vermont. In representing his clients, Eric combines attention to detail with a common sense approach to problem-solving and deal-making.

Eric is a Burlington area native and resides in South Burlington with his wife and enjoys spending time with his three grown children. A lifelong basketball player and runner, Eric is now enjoying birding, finish carpentry, and cornhole as less strenuous hobbies.


Georgetown University Law School (J.D., magna cum laude, 1994); University of Vermont (B.A., summa cum laude, 1991) (Phi Beta Kappa)

Bar Admissions

Admitted to state and federal courts in Vermont


Vermont and American Bar Associations


Eric has been repeatedly recognized as a leading lawyer in Vermont in Real Estate and Commercial Transactions Practice by Chambers USA America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and New England Super Lawyers. Furthermore, he has been annually recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® — the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession — for his work in Real Estate Law since 2007. Since 2015, Eric has been annually acknowledged for his work in Business Organizations and in Closely Held Companies and Family Business Law, as well as in the field of Corporate Law since 2016. Eric was named by Best Lawyers as Vermont’s “Lawyer of the Year” for Corporate Law in 2017 and named “Lawyer of the Year” for Real Estate Law in the 2023. In addition, he was named “Lawyer of the Year” for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships) for 2024. Eric’s numerable recognitions also include Vermont’s only state-wide business publication, Vermont Biz, which has repeatedly featured him in its yearly list of “Top Business Lawyers”.