R.W. “Eli” Moulton III, Esq.
Representing businesses throughout the country, from small start-ups to nationally known venture-backed tech companies, Eli’s practice involves providing sophisticated corporate legal advice across a wide spectrum of businesses and transactions. With a background in accounting and finance, a large portion of Eli’s practice includes multi-million-dollar venture capital deals, mezzanine-round commercial debt transactions, early-stage angel, as well as family and friend offerings. Named a Rising Star by the Vermont Business Magazine in 2011, Eli has been very prominent in the “Slow Money” and “invest local” movements, being referred to as the “go-to guy” for creative financing in Amy Cortese’s book “Localvesting.” Working with regulators at the Vermont Department of Financial Regulation, Eli has been instrumental in helping to relax securities law to facilitate raising capital, and he was directly involved in recent advancements to the Vermont Small Business Offering (VSBOE) and SUN Exemption.
Eli has substantial experience structuring, negotiating and closing merger & acquisition transactions, including public company mergers as well as small private asset acquisitions. Eli also routinely acts as outside general corporate counsel, providing expert advice on a diverse range of business issues such as intellectual property protection, employment and consulting relationships, equity incentive compensation, and general contract matters.
Eli is admitted to practice law in Vermont and Massachusetts.
Elizabeth L. Metayer, Esq.
Liz graduated from Scripps College (Claremont, California), in 2002, with a dual degree in English and Environmental Studies. Upon graduating, Liz worked as a real estate paralegal at Miller, Garrell & Walsh, in Fairfield, Connecticut. In 2004, Liz returned to Vermont to join Merritt & Merritt (previously Merritt & Merritt & Moulton) in Burlington, Vermont, and over the next twelve years, amassed significant corporate legal experience and continued her work in real estate, culminating in her admission as an attorney in Vermont in the fall of 2015. As an instrumental team member of The Moulton Law Group, Liz draws upon her significant experience in corporate law, and debt and equity financings.
In addition to her substantial transaction experience in these areas, Liz also routinely handles commercial financings, securities law compliance, residential and commercial real estate transactions, asset acquisitions, and intellectual property law.
Liz is admitted to practice law in Vermont.
Timothy J. Prevo, Esq.
Tim graduated from Saint Michael’s College, cum laude in 2006 with a degree in political science, and received his J.D. cum laude from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2012. After passing the bar and being admitted as an attorney in Connecticut, Tim returned to Vermont to pursue his legal career with Merritt & Merritt, in 2013. In 2016, Tim joined The Moulton Law Group as an associate attorney.
Tim has significant experience in general corporate law, company formation and maintenance, and has assisted in numerous private offering, commercial financing, and mergers & acquisitions deals.
Tim is admitted to practice law in Vermont and Connecticut.
Caitlin Stanton, Esq.
A graduate of Vermont Law School, Caitlin joined the firm in 2016 following a clerkship with the Honorable Harold E. Eaton, Jr. of the Vermont Supreme Court. Prior to that, Caitlin clerked for the Honorable Thomas S. Durkin and the Honorable Thomas G. Walsh in the Environmental Division of the Vermont Superior Court. While in law school, Caitlin was a member of law review and the Moot Court Advisory Board. She also co-authored a book called Environmental Law for Non-Lawyers. A native New Englander, Caitlin received a B.A. from Brown University and a Masters in Public Health at the University of Edinburgh. She lives in Winooski with her husband, David.
Caitlin is admitted to practice law in Vermont.