Matt Daly

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Phone: 802-658-6665


Matt Daly provides general business law advice and legal services to local businesses and individuals in Burlington. Matt also represents regional and national corporations conducting business in Vermont. He works with clients in the areas of business law, transactions, corporate law, contract law, probate matters, employment law, and property and development law.

He frequently appears before Vermont's Superior Courts, municipal commissions, and state boards and administrative agencies on behalf of the firm's business clients.

Matt has served on several local non-profit boards, annually judges appellate advocacy competitions at Vermont Law School and has assisted the University of Vermont's Mock Trial Club as an instructor.



Vermont Law School (J.D. w/honors, 1991)

Finalist and Best Brief Award Recipient - T.M. Debevoise Moot Court Competition (1990)

Vermont Law School Moot Court Advisory Board (1990-1991)

Syracuse University (B.A. History, 1984)


Professional Experience

Partner, Daly & Daly, P.C., Burlington, VT (2001-present)

Partner, Doremus, Kantor & Daly, Burlington, VT (1998-2001)

Associate, Doremus Associates, Burlington, VT (1993-1998)

Associate, McNeil & Murray, Burlington, VT (1991-1993)

Law Clerk, Chittenden County State's Attorney's Office, Burlington, VT (1990)

Marketing Representative, Eastman Kodak Co., N.NJ/NYC (1984-1988)


Bar Admissions

State Bar of Vermont (1992)

United States District Court Vermont (1992)

United States District Court SDNY (1996)

U.S. Court of Appeals Second Circuit (2005)

United States District Court EDMO (2005)


Memberships and Activities

Board Member, Mercy Connections, Burlington, VT (2017-present)

Board Member & Coach, Burlington Youth Lacrosse (2015-present)

Board Member, UVM Medical Center Foundation, Burlington, VT (2010-2014)

Board Member, Kingdom County Productions, Burlington, VT (2012-2014)

Instructor/Coach, University of Vermont Mock Trial Club (2012-2014)

Board Member, King Street Youth Center, Burlington, VT (1997-2000)

Board Member, Champlain Vocational Services, Colchester, VT (1993-1997)

City of Burlington Asst. Grand Juror, Burlington, VT (1991-1993)

Vermont Bar Association

American Bar Association


Representative Cases

The following cases represent examples of the litigation matters the firm handles.  Click link to read case:

Original Investments, LLC v. Acadia Insurance Company (2017 - Trial Court Summary Judgment/Insurance coverage dispute)

The Sanctuary at Perry Farm HOA v. Blodgett (2017 - Superior Court trial decision)

WNW v. Original Investments LLC (2015 - arbitration decision commercial landlord matter)

In Re: St. Johnsbury Academy (2015 - Environmental Court Summary Judgment)

Jones v. Manosh (2013 - Superior Court trial decision - commercial landlord/tenant dispute)

In Re: Feeley Construction Permits (2011 - dismissal of Environmental Court appeal)

In Re: ALPH Realty (2009 - Environmental Court decision regarding historic buildings in City of Burlington)

In Re: Marcelino Waste Facility (2007 - Environmental Court appeal/party status/standing standard)

Cowles v. Sunshine (2007 - Vermont Supreme Court - foreclosure deficiency case)

Gray v. Stegner (2005 - U.S. District Court - Summary Judgment in property law case); affirmed: Gray v. Stegner (2006 - U.S. Court of Appeals 2d. Cir.)

Lavine v. Koch (2000 - Trial Court Decision -- Vermont Superior Court); affirmed: Lavine v. Koch (2001 - Vermont Supreme Court)