Contact Information

email:  jconway@msdvt.com
phone: (802) 660-4735
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Education

  • Suffolk University Law School
    Juris Doctor - Cum Laude
  • University of Vermont
    Bachelor of Science in Political Science and Economics

Practice Areas

James F. Conway

James F. ConwayJames joined the firm in 2017.  His practice includes representing the interests of Vermont municipalities and private clients in civil litigation, appellate litigation, class action litigation, military issues, business transactions, employment disputes, real estate transactions and land use law.

Before joining the firm, James practiced law at a boutique class action firm in South Burlington representing plaintiffs with claims under federal securities laws, ERISA, and state consumer fraud laws.  James became the senior associate at the firm while litigating cases that recovered almost $1 billion on behalf of plaintiff classes.

As part of a family move due to military orders, James worked as a civilian staff attorney for the law office of the Fifth Air Force Judge Advocate at Yokota Air Base in Japan, the headquarters for both the Air Force operations in Japan and for the United States Forces, Japan. At the Fifth Air Force, James assessed claims for and against the U.S. government, and provided legal support on matters involving labor, ethics, government contracts and the Status of Forces Agreement between the United States and Japan. 

James graduated from the University of Vermont with majors in Political Science (honors program) and Economics.  James then graduated from Suffolk University Law School cum laude and “With Distinction” in the Financial Services Concentration. 

James is admitted to practice law in the State of Vermont, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the United States District Courts for the Districts of Vermont and Massachusetts.  In his free time, James coaches youth basketball, soccer, baseball and running.  He is an outdoor enthusiast and likes to ski, bicycle and run in the Green Mountains.