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DAVID L. GRAYCK is a sole practitioner in the Law Office of David L. Grayck, Esq., with an office in Montpelier. His practice is exclusively focused on land use permitting and litigation, where he represents developers, municipalities and project opponents. Mr. Grayck routinely appears before the Act 250 district environmental commissions, development review boards and the Environmental Division. He has previously served as general counsel for the Vermont Environmental Board and Vermont Water Resources Board, and is a former deputy Vermont Secretary of State. Mr. Grayck has lectured extensively over his career, and has been professionally recognized by Chambers USA and Best Lawyers in America. He is admitted to practice in Vermont, New Hampshire and New York, and is a member of the American and Vermont bar associations. Mr. Grayck earned his B.A. degree, with highest honors, from Marlboro College and his J.D. degree from Boston University.
ALEXANDER J. LAROSA is a senior associate with Murphy Sullivan Kronk, a Burlington law firm that specializes in complex real estate development, financing, re-development and land use issues. He is a member of MSK's litigation department and his practice focuses on commercial and environmental/land use law. Mr. LaRosa's environmental/land use litigations have involved land use and zoning law, Act 250 law, CERCLA claims, and permitting disputes. His recent commercial litigations have involved construction law, banking and finance law, breach of contract, fraud, and negligence. In the last several years, Mr. LaRosa has committed a substantial portion of his practice on litigating stormwater-related issues including litigating complex permitting disputes, claims arising from damages caused by stormwater systems, and claims relating to the ownership and responsibility of stormwater systems. He has lectured regularly on stormwater issues in the past two years, including presentations to the Vermont Bar, the Vermont Environmental Bar, the Vermont Natural Resources Council and at the Vermont Development Conference. He earned his B.A. degree from Columbia University and his J.D. degree from Rutgers School of Law.
NICHOLAS LOW is an attorney at Tarrant, Gillies & Richardson, where his practice focuses on land use, transactional and general civil litigation matters. He is a member of the Vermont Bar Association. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Low clerked for two years with the Vermont Superior Court, Environmental Division, where he worked on matters related to municipal zoning, Act 250, and Agency of Natural Resources permitting and enforcement; and one year in the Criminal and Family divisions, Chittenden Unit. He earned his J.D. degree, summa cum laude, at Vermont Law School, South Royalton, Vermont.
ANDREW H. MONTROLL is a founding partner of the law firm of Montroll, Backus & Oettinger, P.C., which is located in Burlington, Vermont. He represents clients in business matters, general and commercial litigation, zoning and land use matters, municipal, wills and estate, and employment law matters. Mr. Montroll's practice also includes extensive work in the telecommunications and regulatory arena, and he previously served as a hearing officer for the Vermont Department of Education. He is chair of the Burlington Planning Commission, a past chair of the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission and a past president of the Burlington City Council. Mr. Montroll was awarded the 2018 Vermont Citizen Planner of the Year by the Vermont Planners Association and the 2018 Northern New England Citizen Planner of the Year by the Northern New England Chapter of the American Planning Association. He is admitted to practice in Vermont courts and in the U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont. He earned his B.S. and M.S. degrees in optical engineering from the University of Rochester, and his J.D. degree, summa cum laude, from Vermont Law School.