Jon R. Eggleston - Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC

Jon R. Eggleston

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1983
Phone: 802-864-0880

Jon Eggleston has practiced in the areas of tax and corporate law since 1973. After graduating from the University of Denver in 1968 with a major in Political Science, and from Cornell Law School in 1971, he clerked for the Vermont Supreme Court. Thereafter, he served as a trial attorney in the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and during that time obtained his Masters of Taxation from Georgetown Law Center in Washington, D.C. Jon’s tax practice emphasizes mergers and acquisitions, tax litigation, international taxation, and estate planning, and he has lectured and written on these topics. His practice also encompasses a variety of corporate matters, including securities work, business entity planning and selection, and financial transactions. In the area of international law, he represents Canadian and other foreign corporations having U.S. subsidiaries or affiliates. Jon was President of the Vermont Bar Association during 1999-2000. He is listed among The Best Lawyers in America in the fields of taxation and trusts and estates. Jon is also recognized as one of the top corporate/commercial lawyers in Vermont by The Chambers USA Guide and New England Super Lawyers.

Published Works:

  • "Post-Mortem Election of Subchapter S Can Benefit Estate With Closely-held Stock," 11 Estate Planning 104, March 1984

Representative Cases:

  • Hirsch v. Vermont Department of Taxes, 164 Vt. 321, 675 A.2d 1318 (Vt. 1995)

Court Admissions:

  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Claims Court
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

University of DenverBA Cornell UniversityJ.D. George Washington University Law SchoolLL.M
Chittenden County Bar AssociationFranklin/Grand Isle County Bar AssociationVermont Bar AssociationAmerican Bar Association, Section of Taxation

Case History

Notable: — President, Vermont Bar Association, 1999-2000

Office Location

150 South Champlain Street
P.O. Box 1489
Burlington, VT 05402
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2013 Lawyer of the Year in Tax Law of the Burlington Metro Area
Jon R. Eggleston has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Tax Law
Trusts and Estates