Jeremy I. Farkas - Murphy Sullivan Kronk

Jeremy I. Farkas

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 802-861-7000

Jeremy began his legal career with Ropes & Gray in Boston. In 1999, he relocated to Burlington, Vermont where he became associated with Burak Anderson & Melloni. Jeremy joined MSK at its inception in March 2004 and became a member of the firm in January 2007.

Jeremy's practice focuses on commercial real estate law, in which he represents property owners and developers in the acquisition, financing, permitting, development, management, leasing and/or sale (including through "1031 exchanges") of a wide variety of commercial, residential, hotel and office properties. His practice additionally includes general commercial transactional law, including entity formation and management, secured financings, and mergers and acquisitions. He additionally represents property owners in the establishment of condominiums and common interest communities, and works with individuals and businesses to obtain state and municipal land use permits. Jeremy concentrates an aspect of his practice on representing telecommunications companies in their network development operations, including acquiring real property through purchase or lease for the purpose of siting telecommunications facilities and obtaining state and municipal land use permits to enable the development of those facilities. To date, Jeremy has been involved in the acquisition and permitting of hundreds of telecommunications facilities throughout Vermont.

Since 2006, Chambers USA, in its Guide to America's Leading Business Lawyers, has named Jeremy among the foremost Vermont real estate lawyers. Jeremy has also been listed among the foremost Vermont real estate lawyers by Best Lawyers®, and he was selected to New England Super Lawyers 2009.

Jeremy was admitted to the Massachusetts Bar in 1997, to the Vermont Bar in 1999, and was admitted to practice before the United States Court of International Trade in 2000. Jeremy has written numerous articles for New England Environmental News, a quarterly journal covering land use regulatory topics in each of the New England states, and has published an article entitled Feature: Real Property Law -- Bianchi II / S.144, 25 Ver. B. J. & L. Dig. 57 (Dec. 1999), in the Vermont Bar Journal. He is also the co-author of a book entitled "Law and Land Development in Vermont: A Practical Guide" (2002), self-published by his former law firm.

Jeremy graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1994, magna cum laude, with a major in American History and a minor in English. Jeremy earned a J.D. from Boston College Law School in 1997, magna cum laude, having served as an editor of the Boston College Law Review.

Jeremy lives in Burlington with his wife and daughter.



University of PennsylvaniaBA 1994Boston College Law SchoolJ.D. 1997

Office Location

275 College Street
P.O. Box 4485
Burlington, VT 05406-4485
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Land Use and Zoning Law of the Burlington Metro Area2014 Lawyer of the Year in Land Use and Zoning Law of the Burlington Metro Area
Jeremy I. Farkas has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Jeremy I. Farkas has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Equipment Finance Law
Land Use and Zoning Law
Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
Real Estate Law (Commercial, Tax Certiorari)

Other Information

Gender: Male