Careers for attorneys at Downs Rachlin Martin

DRM has a solid reputation for applying bold, creative legal strategies to complex business issues for our domestic and international clients. More than 60 enterprising attorneys have chosen this dynamic law firm situated in some of the most livable places in the nation.

Work hard. Play hard.

Outside of the office our attorneys are runners, musicians, pilots, sailors, skiers, cyclists, writers, sculptors and enthusiastic parents. We offer professional opportunities to suit a range of interests.

The firm's clients are diverse and represent important sectors of the economy in New England and beyond. Our clients include:

  • leading technology companies
  • financial institutions, insurance companies and captive insurers
  • public utility, renewable energy and telecommunications companies
  • manufacturers and service providers
  • resorts and ski areas
  • venture capital funds and investors
  • Fortune 100 and small, local companies
  • hospitals, universities and other public institutions
  • individuals

We are focused on our distinguished client list and invested in understanding our clients’ businesses. Collaboration among attorneys and across practice groups benefits our clients and creates a vibrant, collegial working environment.

“DRM offers challenging, engaging high-quality legal work in a supportive and collegial environment.”

Elizabeth Wohl, elected Director 1/1/2014, Brattleboro

Compensation & Benefits

Downs Rachlin Martin strives to compensate our attorneys at or above the norm for Vermont law firms. Associates' base salaries are set by class and are augmented by an individualized year-end bonus, based on the associate's contributions to the firm. As associates progress in seniority, they become eligible for increased bonus compensation.

The firm also offers a generous benefits package, including life, medical, dental and disability insurance; a 401(k) and profit sharing plan as well as other benefits.

"At DRM I help sophisticated clients navigate statewide energy and land use issues alongside accomplished attorneys, but still maintain a family-oriented lifestyle."

Kane Smart, Associate, Burlington

Opportunities for Attorneys

We look forward to delving into your interest in Downs Rachlin Martin. Please visit the Attorney Opportunities page to view open position listings and for information about sending a cover letter and resume. 

The firm also employs a number of non-attorney legal professionals including paralegals, patent specialists and labor consultants.  Please visit Professional Staff Careers for more information about these positions.


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