At Heilmann, Ekman, Cooley & Gagnon, Inc., we represent individuals and institutions in litigation and commercial matters, and we provide mediation and arbitration services. In our litigation practice we represent architects, engineers, accountants, real estate professionals, lawyers, judges and health care professionals in liability cases, plaintiffs in personal injury cases, business owners in commercial disputes, and defendants in criminal matters, among others. In our commercial practice we represent individuals and enterprises in business formation, the negotiation and drafting of contracts, in mergers and acquisitions, in real estate transactions and with loans and financing. The lawyers who provide alternate dispute resolution services have mediated scores of construction, business, partnership, property, and family and divorce cases, among many other matters, as well as arbitrated disputes.

We take pride in providing cost-effective legal services that combine sound strategic and creative advice with skill and competence. Each of us strives to provide effective representation by communicating clearly to identify our clients' needs and goals, and by applying our many years of experience to develop a winning strategy to achieve our clients' objectives. We bring our skill and experience to the courtroom, to mediation and arbitration, and to our business representation.

We are approved counsel with the following insurance companies: CNA, for architects, engineers, real estate brokers, attorneys and judges, and health care professionals; XL Design, for architects and engineers; and ALPS (Attorneys Liability Protection Society) for attorneys, among others. In addition, we are counsel to organizations such as the The Vermont Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, and to numerous local businesses including automobile and truck dealers, manufacturing firms, architectural and engineering firms, real estate agencies and medical practice groups.