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He is one of the best lawyers in Vermont.
— Judge
During the past 20+ years I have had the pleasure of working with John on a number of cases. We have worked on opposite sides and in collaboration on several large cases. I would highly endorse John as he has always demonstrated the highest degree of legal capabilities, fair temperament, and impeccable ethical standards.
— Dennis Shillen (Personal Injury Attorney)
John knows what he’s doing.
— Daniel McCabe (Workers' Compensation Attorney)
Have worked with John on several cases over approximately 20 years. Always well prepared and zealously represents his clients but also professional and cordial.
— Fellow Attorney
John is one of the finest litigators and counselors in the Vermont Bar.
— Fellow Attorney in Civil Litigation
I’ve know John as an insurance defense attorney for many years. He is among the very best. He exhibits excellent abilities in all areas.
— Fellow Attorney in Litigation
John Brady is an excellent defense attorney. He is diligent, honest and effective, and I recommend him without reservation.
— Fellow Attorney in Insurance



John Brady has 27 years of litigation and trial experience in state and federal courts.  He has tried numerous cases to jury verdict , and countless other cases which have resolved short of verdict, and has been lead counsel on 16 appeals.

John has been practicing law since 1991, initially in Boston, Massachusetts and since 1993 primarily in Vermont.  John was the president of the Windsor County Bar Association from 1996-2002 and is past Chairman of the Vermont Bar Association’s Tort Liability Committee.  While with the Boston Firm Clinton & Muzyka, P.C., before moving to Vermont, John represented clients and insurers involved in maritime and civil litigation.

John holds Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating, AV Preeminent, for the highest level of professional experience. He is also an advocate of the American Board of Trial Advocates. 

John volunteers his time to serve as acting small claims court judge in Windsor County (Woodstock, Vermont).


  • Massachusetts Maritime Academy – 1986

  • Suffolk University Law School Boston, Massachusetts 1991 cum laude



  • 1999 New Hampshire

  • 1993 Vermont

  • 1991 Massachusetts


  • U.S District Court MA 1992

  • U.S District Court VT 1995

  • U.S. District Court NH 1999

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit 2010


  • Chapman v. Sparta, 167 Vt. 157 (1997)

  • Smith v. Nationwide, 2003 VT 61

  • Mead v. Western Slate, Inc., 2004 VT 11

  • Hickory v. Morlang, 2005 VT 73

  • Progressive Ins. Co. v. Wasoka, 2005 VT 76

  • Boehm v. Willis, 2006 VT 101

  • Boomhower v. Huntington, 2007 VT 130

  • Tateosian v. State of Vermont, 2007 VT 136

  • Oppenheimer v. Curtis, 2008 VT 78

  • Lenoci v. Leonard, 2011 VT 14

  • Quincy Mutual Fire Ins. Co. v. Crispo, 80 Mass. Ap. Ct. 484 (2011)

  • Foley v. Stevens, 2012 WL 288055