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H Kenneth Merritt Jr.

Business Attorney at Burlington, VT

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  • State Years
    Vermont - VT 35 years
    New York - NY 44 years
    New Jersey - NJ 44 years
  • Licensed for 35 years
    State VT
    Acquired 1988
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 44 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1980
    Status
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 44 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 1979
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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Not only does Ken lead the firm’s transactional corporate practice, he is also deeply involved in the local entrepreneurial community and active in multiple professional organizations and various angel and investor groups throughout the United States. He is a Founding Member of Slow Money Alliance and Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility, Board Member of Investors’ Circle, as well as Board Member and Managing Director of North Country Angels, Vermont’s only angel investment group.

For over 35 years, Ken has concentrated in general corporate and securities transactions as well as the formation and governance activities of privately and publicly held companies, non-profit organizations, venture capital funds and financial institutions. Ken led the drafting of the Vermont Benefit Corporation legislation, and he is passionate about fostering the growth of socially responsible businesses.

Location

Merritt & Merritt & Moulton
60 Lake St Fl 2
Burlington, VT, 05401-5300

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Resume

AVVO RATING 7.8 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Managing Director
  • Merritt & Merritt & Moulton
  • 1989 - Present
  • Of Counsel
  • Goldstein, Manello, Burak & Gabel
  • 1988 - 1989
  • Associate Attorney
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius
  • 1985 - 1988
  • Assistant Attorney
  • Spengler Carlson Gubar Brodsky & Frischling
  • 1981 - 1985
  • Assistant Attorney
  • Lord Day & Lord
  • 1979 - 1981
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Education

  • Columbia
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1979
  • University of Michigan
  • Bachelor of Arts with High Distinction and Honors
  • 1972

Associations

  • Slow Money Alliance
  • Founding Board Member
  • 2008 - Present
  • North Country Angels
  • Board Member & Managing Director
  • 2006 - Present
  • Angel Capital Association
  • Member
  • 2006 - Present
  • Investor's Circle
  • Board Member
  • 2005 - Present
  • Vermont Venture Network
  • Founder & President
  • 1989 - Present
  • Vermont Investor's Forum
  • Chair
  • 2006 - 2013
  • Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
  • Founding Board Member, Secretary & Counsel
  • 1991 - 2001
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers 2015
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Vermont Top Lawyers
  • Vermont Business Magazine
  • 2015
  • C. Harry Behney Lifetime Economic Development Achievement Award
  • Greater Burlington Industrial Corporation
  • 2015
  • Boston Top Rated Lawyer
  • ALM Media Properties
  • 2012
  • Notable Practitioner
  • Chambers & Partners USA Guide
  • 2012
  • Champion Award
  • B Corporation
  • 2011
  • Leaping Frog Award
  • Investors’ Circle
  • 2011
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Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • New, Innovative, and Existing Structures of Infrastructure Facilitating Growth of Impact Investing
  • Impact Investing
  • 2015
  • Money is Local, Impact is Global: The Business of Impact Investing
  • Impact Investing
  • 2015
  • Creating Prosperity & Opportunity Confronting Climate Change
  • Climate Change
  • 2015
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Burlington Business Lawyer H Kenneth Merritt Jr.
H Kenneth Merritt Jr.
Business Attorney
Burlington, VT
Licensed for 44 years