Drew helps for-profit and non-profit businesses, municipalities and individuals navigate challenging business, transactional and health law issues by providing thoughtful and attentive legal representation. Drew collaborates with his clients to advance their goals in an efficient and timely manner. He strives to provide the highest level of service to each of his clients in all facets of his practice, whether he is managing a large and complex transaction or advising a small business on a discrete legal issue.
Drew’s clients rely on him for assistance with a wide range of business and transactional legal issues during all stages of an entity’s life cycle. He helps individuals interested in starting a business choose the entity type that best suits their needs and launch their ideas into an operating company, and works with established companies of all sizes to formulate and implement business strategies involving mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, real estate transactions, and commercial transactions. Recognizing that the myriad of legal issues affecting today’s businesses can be confusing and at times overwhelming, Drew works closely with his clients to identify risk areas and to develop practical and cost-effective strategies for addressing them, while along the way explaining relevant legal concepts in a digestible fashion.
In his health care practice, Drew advises health care providers including physicians and physician practices, hospitals, health clinics, residential care, assisted living and nursing facilities, and home health and hospice providers, with respect to transactional matters and regulatory compliance. Whether he is helping a physician negotiate her first employment agreement or assisting a hospital embark on a significant new health care project with regional implications, Drew provides responsive, diligent and client-centered representation to identify and achieve his clients’ goals.
Before joining the firm in 2014, Drew worked in prestigious law firms both here in Burlington and in Boston, as a business and health care attorney, and clerked for Justice John Dooley of the Vermont Supreme Court. A native of Addison County, Drew is thrilled to be back in Vermont and to have the opportunity to work with his clients to improve the lives of Vermonters and to strengthen communities throughout the State. Drew enjoys spending his free time exploring nature with his wife and two young children and implementing Section 2 of Vermont Act No. 15 of 1999.
Co-Chair, Health Law Section, Vermont Bar Association
Member of Public Policy Committee, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
Former Board Member (2013-2015), The Children’s School
Former Board Member (2012-2014), Center City Little League
News, Publications & Presentations
Co-author, Taking the Road Not Taken: Vermont’s Health Benefit Exchange and the Green Mountain State’s Journey to Single Payer Healthcare, American Health Lawyers Association’s Health Lawyers Weekly, Vol. X, Issue 34, August 24, 2012
Expert Commentary, Oncology Nurse Advisor – ONA on ‘Apology bill’ shields health care providers’ apologies from malpractice suits in Wisconsin.
Presented on Health Care Reform and Regulation in Vermont at the 137th Annual Meeting of the Vermont Bar Association.
Presented on Low-Profit Limited Liability Companies (L3C’s) at the 2015 Vermont Specialty Food Association Conference.
- Geoff Hand and Drew Kervick Present at the 2017 Vermont Bar Association Winter Thaw
- Client RACDC Acquires Armstrong Trailer Park
- Dunkiel Saunders client Morrisville Food Co-op featured in Seven Days and WCAX Channel 3 News
- Dunkiel Saunders Attorneys Help Copley Hospital Obtain Approval to Build $12.5 Million Surgical Suite
- Drew Kervick presenting on low-profit limited liability companies at the 2015 VSFA Conference
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