Firm Overview

Rutland, Vermont Insurance Litigation Attorneys

At Cleary Shahi & Aicher, P.C., our legal team, has over 140 years of combined litigation experience and have honed our litigation skills in a broad range of legal matters from personal injury to business law and insurance litigation. Our firm has the experience needed to protect your rights and best interests.

Our founder, David Cleary, has tried cases since 1970, and has been cited by numerous legal directories, such as A.M. Best, Best Lawyers, New England Super Lawyers and Chambers and Partners, as one of Vermont’s most preeminent trial attorneys.  Kaveh S. Shahi practices in the areas of insurance law, catastrophic personal injury, litigation, and appeals.  Thomas Aicher works closely with outdoor associations, handles claims regarding catastrophic product injuries, and works with high-level personal injury claims involving fire, explosion, sports and auto accidents. Joel Iannuzzi has been a practicing litigator since 1984, currently specializing in personal injury, employment, construction defect and insurance coverage matters.

All of our attorneys provide aggressive and effective legal representation in each specific practice areas and have been recognized by peers in the legal community for their dedicated advocacy. Cleary Shahi & Aicher, P.C. has earned the AV® Preeminent Rating from the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings Program.


At Cleary Shahi & Aicher, P.C., we provide assertive representation and counsel ranging from extremely complex legal matters involving multiple parties to cases involving clearly defined, and often serious and/or catastrophic, injuries and liability. Our firm will work to gather the facts of your case, create optimum courtroom strategies, and strive to protect your rights.
Our firm represents clients in many practice areas at both the state and federal level including:

  • Insurance law
  • Personal injury law
  • Recreation, resort and sporting activities litigation
  • Professional malpractice litigation
  • Commercial litigation
  • Employment litigation


As a firm with vast experience, we can quickly respond to your needs and concerns competently with cost effective measures. From prompt response to your questions to advocating for your full protection and compensation, Cleary Shahi & Aicher, P.C. puts your needs first. To schedule a free initial consultation with an accomplished lawyer, please contact us at 802-775-8800.

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