Molly Langan - Dinse, Knapp & McAndrew, P.C.

Molly Langan

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 802-864-5751

Ms. Langan, a Director of the firm, concentrates her practice in the commercial area, focusing on transactions involving complex real estate issues. She assists her clients in real estate transfers, leasing and financing. Ms. Langan has represented companies in purchase and sale transactions involving Vermont’s largest ski resort, the State’s most extensive private timber holdings and multi-site telecommunication facilities. She also counsels private, state and national land conservation organizations in connection with acquisitions and sales of properties, conservation easements, organizational issues and tax exempt status. She also represents landowners involved in granting conservation easements.

Ms. Langan also represents banks and secured lenders in real estate and asset based financing transactions. She has extensive experience in loan origination and restructuring. Ms. Langan was the principal drafter of the form documents used by one of Vermont's largest banks for its real estate based commercial loans. She also helped develop form documents for cash management services. She provides advice to banks and other lenders regarding doing business in Vermont and laws affecting lending activities in Vermont.

In addition to her law practice, in 1996, Ms. Langan and her husband started Vermont's first grape vineyard and winery, Snow Farm Vineyard, in South Hero. Through the start-up of her own family business, Ms. Langan has experience in the multi-disciplines required for start-up companies. Her work with Snow Farm involved the private placement of securities, the raising of venture capital, compliance with federal and state liquor regulatory laws, immigration work, trademark filings and choice of entity for start-up companies.

Prior to moving to Vermont in 1990, Ms. Langan practiced with Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal in New York City. While at Sonnenschein, Ms. Langan represented some of the country's largest commercial lenders in a number of real estate based transactions, including several involving the purchase, sale and financing of anchor stores located in shopping centers throughout the country.

Dartmouth CollegeAB 1983New York University School of LawJ.D. 1986
American College of Mortgage Attorneys

Client Comments

"I consider Molly to be the premiere real estate attorney in Vermont. She handles complex title issues and complicated loan structures with ease and efficiency. She effectively uses her support staff to manage the billable hours and is willing to offer strategies to keep the cost to our customers down."

-Stephanie Wernhoff
Peoples United Bank d/b/a Chittenden Bank

"Molly Lebowitz is one of the best commercial attorneys in the state of Vermont. She is extremely thorough and brings a level of expertise and integrity to the table which is unsurpassed. Molly works to protect the interest of her client while maintaining a commonsense approach to the transaction. I would strongly recommend Molly Lebowitz for any real estate or commercial transaction."

"I have worked with Molly Lebowitz for 20 years and would recommend her to anyone looking for a top-notch real estate attorney. She quickly grasps complicated loan structures, is prompt and thorough in her work, and effectively uses her paralegal staff to keep costs under control."

-Stephanie Wernhoff
SVP - VT Region Manager - Commercial Real Estate Finance
People's United Bank

"Molly Lebowitz is responsive and communicates clearly and concisely. I find that she focuses on the primary business points and is willing to be flexible in order to close a deal while still protecting the bank's interests. "

Office Location

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

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Law of the Burlington Metro Area
Molly Langan has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!

Practice Areas

Real Estate Law