Blog Posts from Gary L. Franklin

Primmer is #1 in Employment Law

Employment Law Team Named Best in Vermont

Apr 04, 2024
Vermont Business Magazine named Primmer as the Best Employment Law Team in Vermont for 2024 for the third year in a row
Lawyer of the Year, Doreen Connor, Gary Burt, Gary Franklin

THREE PRIMMER ATTORNEYS NAMED "LAWYER OF THE YEAR"

Sep 21, 2023
Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer is pleased to announce that three attorneys have been named “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers in America. Doreen F. Connor, Gary M. Burt and Gary L. Franklin have been awarded this prestigious distinction for their work in Insurance Law, Insurance Litigation and Intellectual Property Litigation.
Mark Scribner, Award for Business Today

Primmer Attorneys Named 'Best' in America for Forty Consecutive Years

Aug 18, 2023
Since 1983, Primmer attorneys have been recognized as the Best Lawyers in America. For the past 40 years, the law firm of Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer has had attorneys named on the Best Lawyers in America list.
City of Burlington Vermont Best Places to Work

Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer Named as Best Place to Work 2023

Mar 17, 2023
Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC is thrilled to announce that they have again been named as Best Place to Work in Vermont for 2023.
Nineteen Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers of America

Nineteen Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers of America

Aug 18, 2022
Every year, BestLawyers publishes awards for the very "Best of the Best". Through peer-reviewed nominations and votes, the best attorneys in each state and practice areas are recognized for their hard work, dedication and expertise in law.
Firm Secures Victory Against Claim for Unpaid Overtime Wages

Firm Secures Victory Against Claim for Unpaid Overtime Wages

May 24, 2022
The firm Primmer, Piper, Eggleston & Cramer is pleased to announce that it secured a significant victory before the Vermont Supreme Court for one of its bank clients against a former employee claiming unpaid overtime wages. In a lengthy and robust decision, the Supreme Court noted that the question presented on appeal “appears to be a matter of national first impression.” In closely examining the overtime requirements set forth in the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act, followed by the State of Vermont, the Supreme Court agreed with the lower court’s conclusion that the bank’s method for calculating commissions that included deductions for wages already paid complied with the law so long as it met the minimum wage and overtime thresholds.
Firm Victory: Court Dismisses Case Regarding Unpaid Overtime Wages

Firm Victory: Court Dismisses Case Regarding Unpaid Overtime Wages

Aug 02, 2021
We are pleased to announce that the Firm obtained a significant victory for one of its bank clients against a former employee that claimed they were due unpaid overtime wages under both federal and state law.
Welcome New Board Chair Gary Franklin & Two New Board Members

Welcome New Board Chair Gary Franklin & Two New Board Members

Jan 04, 2021
Attorney Gary Franklin has been named the Managing Shareholder and Board Chair. The Firm also welcomes new board members, Alexandra Edelman and Kevin Henry.
Real Life Encounters with Intellectual Property Law

Real Life Encounters with Intellectual Property Law

Oct 08, 2020
On October 7, members of our Intellectual Property team presented at the Vermont Bar Association's Annual Meeting. The presentation, Real Life Encounters with Intellectual Property Law, addressed common intellectual property challenges encountered by Vermont businesses and legal practitioners.
Victory for the Firm

Victory for the Firm

May 07, 2020
The Firm earned a major victory by obtaining dismissal of a federal suit against one of its clients. The client provided professional services to a Vermont municipality embroiled in a classic “Hatfield v. McCoy” saga