Kevin E. Brown
Kevin handles all aspects of insurance coverage, municipal, land use, personal injury, and construction law, both at the trial and appellate levels. Kevin also represents injured employees in worker’s compensation proceedings. He lectures on municipal law and insurance coverage issues, and has briefed and argued many cases before the Vermont Supreme Court, including DeBartolo v. Underwriters at Lloyd’s of London, 181 Vt. 609 (2007), Burton et al. v. Town of Salisbury, 173 Vt. 177 (2001), Town of Rutland v. City of Rutland, 170 Vt. 87 (1999); and Carr v. Peerless Insurance Co., 168 Vt. 465 (1998), which established the test employed by Vermont courts to determine whether a statutory violation creates a private right of action.
Kevin joined Langrock Sperry & Wool in 1990 after clerking for the Hon. Frederic W. Allen, Chief Justice of the Vermont Supreme Court.
Kevin lives in Bristol with his wife, a practicing veterinarian, and their two children when they are home from pursuing graduate degrees. Kevin serves as Chairman of the Bristol Zoning Board of Adjustment and is Treasurer of the Addison County Bar Association. Kevin served on the Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity of Addison County as long as term limits would allow. Kevin remains active with Habitat as legal counsel and as a member of its Advisory Council.
Indiana University School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 1989) (Law Journal)
St. Lawrence University (B.A., with honors, 1981) (Phi Beta Kappa)
Admitted to state and federal courts in Vermont; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
Vermont and American Bar Associations; Vermont and American Associations for Justice; United Policyholders Sponsor
Kevin has been annually recognized by The Best Lawyers in America® — the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession — as a leading attorney in Insurance Law since 2010. Furthermore, he was named by Best Lawyers as Vermont’s “Lawyer of the Year” for his work in Insurance Law in 2021. Kevin’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”.