Paul Frank + Collins P.C. is pleased to announce that attorney Stephen D. Ellis has joined the firm’s Litigation and Labor and Employment teams. Attorney Ellis is an accomplished trial and appellate advocate, arbitrator, and mediator. He brings to PF+C substantial experience in the areas of professional liability, intellectual property, business litigation, insurance, and labor and employment law. Attorney Ellis earned his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law, and is a Hampshire College alum. Ellis has an established record of success in numerous complex civil trials and appeals before federal and state courts, including the United States Supreme Court, and in administrative agencies, throughout Vermont and in multiple other jurisdictions. He has attained Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating (AV) and has been listed in New England Super Lawyers since 2014.
“We’re extremely pleased to welcome a dynamic litigator who embodies the innovative and insightful counsel our lawyers offer to clients,” said PF+C’s managing director, Stephanie Mapes. “Steve is a fantastic addition to our growing firm, and in particular to our Litigation and Employment teams where he helps round out our legal service offerings for various business and litigation clients in Vermont, New York, and throughout New England.”
“I am honored to be joining PF+C, a venerable firm with deep roots in Vermont and an expanding global reach. The opportunity to practice in one of Vermont’s largest firms, with its extraordinary litigation capabilities and reputation, was something I simply could not pass up. This is an exciting next chapter in my career,” said Ellis. “I am impressed with PF+C’s commitment to growing the practices most important to innovative companies in and outside of Vermont,” Ellis said. “The firm’s broad scope of practice areas and depth of experience will enhance my ability to address sophisticated clients’ most challenging needs. I look forward to further developing my practice in a collaborative environment that provides a full spectrum of top-tier legal services.”