Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC

Labor & Employment Department

Vermont
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What the team is known for Prominent labor and employment team with a deep bench of talented practitioners. Handles the full range of labor matters such as collective bargaining, arbitration and NLRB. Also recognized for strong capabilities in employment litigation, administrative proceedings and everyday personnel compliance issues. Additionally provides education and training seminars to human resources professionals.

Notable practitioners


Elizabeth Rattigan
chairs the firm's employment group and offers demonstrable expertise representing employers in complex disputes in both state and federal court. She frequently handles discrimination and termination claims, and comes recommended as a "very skilled" and "really practical" attorney.


Johan Maitland
is a respected practitioner with expertise encompassing a broad range of labor and employment matters and particular experience in collective bargaining negotiations. One source describes him as a "strategic thinker who is very intelligent and collegial."


Timothy Copeland
is often called upon to represent employers in administrative proceedings, court cases and arbitrations involving alleged discrimination, wrongful discharge and unfair labor claims.