Jeffrey J. Nolan - Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew, P.C.

Jeffrey J. Nolan

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 802-859-7020

Jeffrey J. Nolan's litigation and counseling practice with Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew, P.C. focuses on: representing employers and institutions of higher education before courts and administrative agencies in employment and student-related matters; advising employers and institutions of higher education on the resolution and legal implications of employment and student-related issues; and assisting employers and institutions of higher education in the development and implementation of appropriate policies, handbooks and training programs.

Mr. Nolan speaks regularly at national, regional and local-audience seminars on employment law issues and legal issues affecting colleges and universities. He often provides training for and consults with clients around the country regarding workplace violence prevention, campus threat assessment, and sexual violence prevention and response. In 2009-2011, Mr. Nolan participated as a subject matter expert in the development of the curriculum for a U.S. Department of Justice-funded program, "Campus Threat Assessment Training: A Multidisciplinary Approach for Institutions of Higher Education," and co-presented that training at 10 locations throughout the United States.

Mr. Nolan has published numerous nationally-distributed articles regarding threat assessment (in both peer-reviewed and non-peer-reviewed journals), employment law, and related issues, and he contributes regularly to the Vermont Employment Law Letter authored and edited by the firm.

Mr. Nolan is listed in Chambers & Partners America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of Labor and Employment law, in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of Labor and Employment law, and in New England Super Lawyers in the area of Employment and Labor law.

University of VermontBA 1988University of Connecticut School of LawJ.D. 1991

Client Comments

"Jeff Nolan is my "go-to" guy for just about every kind of employment-law question that arises. He is unfailingly responsive and courteous; he is also extremely diligent and thorough. His written court submissions are comprehensive and scholarly. I recommend him without reservation."

"I have worked with Jeffrey Nolan on three personnel matters and found him to be knowledgeable, patient, and persistent."

-Barbara Grimes
General Manager
Burlington Electric

"Our assigned attorney for Employment Law, Jeffrey Nolan, is hands-down the best legal counsel I have ever employed for Employment Law issues. Due to his knowledge of the law, and his extreme ability to step back and analyze issues from virtually every perspective, I have found him to be an amazing resource, sharpening my own critical thinking abilities through working closely with him. I would recommend him and his firm without hesitation."

-Brent Betit
Senior Vice President
Landmark College

"Jeff Nolan is an articulate and hard-working attorney who has assisted me with countless complex employment matters over a period of 12 years. His responsiveness and on-target feedback have provided me the peace of mind that I could effectively address just about any issue that arose with our workforce. I've always appreciated Jeff's candid, direct approach, and have found his style to be both supportive and caring. Jeff is also a major contributor to our community through his work with various associations and non-profit organizations. He has demonstrated true leadership, both at his firm and in his various Board roles."

-Beth Collins
Human Resources Manager
Green Mountain Power

"While employed as Associate Director, Human Resources at Middlebury College, I had the opportunity to work with Mr. Nolan routinely. My telephone calls were returned in a timely manner and with the information needed. I appreciated Mr. Nolan's collaborative style as we worked through different situations. When unsure of something, he put me in direct contact with the subject matter expert. Another area of strength was Mr. Nolan's training skills. We asked him to present to the management staff on a variety of legal issues. He made the presentations memorable and practical through the use of case studies and demonstrations. It was my pleasure to work with Mr. Nolan."

-April Tuck
Senior Director, Human Resources
Copley Health Systems, Inc.

Office Location

209 Battery Street
P.O. Box 988
Burlington, VT 05402-0988
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Employment Law - Management of the Burlington Metro Area
Jeffrey J. Nolan has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!

Practice Areas

Education Law
Employment Law - Management