Michelle N. Farkas - Gravel & Shea

Michelle N. Farkas

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007
Phone: 802-658-0220



Michelle Farkas joined Gravel and Shea in 1999 after practicing at Goodwin Procter in Boston. At Gravel and Shea, Michelle focuses on complex commercial real estate transactions, representing developers and non-institutional investors in real estate acquisition, development, financing, zoning and land use matters. Michelle has extensive experience in assisting developers with establishing and managing condominium and planned unit developments, assisting both local and national landlords and tenants with commercial and retail leasing, and assisting a major wireless service provider with its site acquisition activities throughout the state, including complex title work, leasing activities, and permitting efforts and strategy.

Honors & Awards
  • Listed in Chambers USA; America's Leading Lawyers for Real Estate (2003-2011)
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America® for Real Estate Law (2004-2011)
  • Listed as a "Rising Star" in New England Superlawyers (2007-2011)
  • Boston College Law School, J.D. 1996, cum laude, Note Editor, Third World Law Journal
  • Cornell University, B.A., with distinction in all subjects, 1993; Phi Beta Kappa
  • Member, Vermont, Massachusetts and American Bar Associations
Bar Admissions
  • Vermont (1999)
  • Massachusetts (1996)

Cornell UniversityBA 1993Boston College Law SchoolJ.D. 1996

Office Location

76 Saint Paul Street, Seventh Floor
P.O. Box 369
Burlington, VT 05402-0369
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2012 Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Law of the Burlington Metro Area
Michelle N. Farkas has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law (Commercial, Condominiums, Development, Land Use, Planned Real Estate, Real Property Law, Residential, Resorts, Tax Certiorari, Title Matters, Transactions)

Other Information

Gender: Female