Mark G. Hall Director
Mark G. Hall Director
Mark Hall’s practice encompasses civil, regulatory, and appellate litigation, with a concentration in land use, environmental, real estate, and construction law. He represents a wide range of clients in various state and local administrative proceedings, including the Environmental Court, Public Service Board, Water Resources Board, and zoning boards throughout Vermont.
Representative clients in land use, environmental, and real estate litigation include: Champlain College, Inc., Commonwealth Title Insurance Co., Costco Wholesale Corp., Cumberland Farms, Inc., First American Title Co., Housing Vermont, Husky Injection Molding Systems, J.A. McDonald, Inc., Lathrop Limited Partnership, Lodging North, Inc., Northwest Regional Planning Commission, Retrovest Associates, Inc., South Village Limited Partnership LLP, T-Mobile, Northeast, LLC, University of Vermont, Vermont Gas Systems, Inc., Vermont Law School, and Westlake Development.
Professional + Community
American Bar Association
Chittenden County Bar Association
National Institute of Trial Advocacy
State of VT Supreme Court Professional Responsibility Board, Hearing Panel Member, 2009-present
Vermont Bar Association
Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility, Clean Water Economy Committee, 2015
First Night Burlington, Inc., past member of the Board
Green-Up Vermont, 2015 Chairman
Leadership Champlain Alumni Association
Leadership Champlain Alumni, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce
Lawyer of the Year 2020
Best Lawyers in America®, 2018-2020
Chambers & Partners (USA) 2004-2017
Litigation Counsel of America, 2011; Senior Fellow, 2017
New England Super Lawyers, 2008-2017
Super Lawyers, Corporate Counsel and Business Editions, 2010-2014
Co-author of Vermont Land Use and Development Law (Act 250) in Toward Community Sustainability: Vermont’s Act 250, Serena Press, 1997
Vermont Editor, Aspen Press, “Fifty State Guide to Construction Law.” 2006-2011
Champlain College, Inc.: Two large campus buildings in a residential neighborhood. Successfully defended the college in an appeal by a group of neighbors.
Residential Subdivision (southvillage.com): Represented the developer of 343-lot subdivision in obtaining master plan approval in contested, new urban style development.
Westlake Area Condominium: Large commercial project in downtown Burlington consisting of hotel/condominium/mixed use/parking garage
Recently obtained a civil trial judgment (including damages, interest, penalties, and attorney’s fees) in a construction lawsuit for a Canadian-based structural steel manufacturing company and a $667,000 settlement for a small child injured by foster parents.