Jon R. Eggleston

Jon R. Eggleston: Attorney with Primmer Piper Eggleston & Cramer PC AV stamp icon


Jon Eggleston has practiced in the areas of tax and corporate law since 1973. His practice also encompasses a variety of corporate matters, including securities work, business entity planning and selection, and financial transactions. In the area of international law, he represents Canadian and other foreign corporations having U.S. subsidiaries or affiliates. After graduating from the University of Denver in 1968 with a major in Political Science, and from Cornell Law School in 1971, Jon clerked for the Vermont Supreme Court. Thereafter, he served as a trial attorney in the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and during that time obtained his Masters of Taxation from Georgetown Law Center in Washington, D.C. Jon’s tax practice emphasizes mergers and acquisitions, tax litigation, international taxation, and estate planning, and he has lectured and written on these topics.

Jon was President of the Vermont Bar Association during 1999-2000. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America© in the fields of taxation and trusts and estates. Jon is also recognized as one of the top corporate/commercial lawyers in Vermont by The Chambers USA Guide and New England Super Lawyers®.

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Taxation Law
  • Corporation Law
  • International Law
  • Estate Planning & Probate
  • Financial Services & Banking
  • International & Cross Border
  • Public Finance
  • Real Estate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
802-448-8877  Phone
802-864-0880  Phone
802-864-0328  Fax
University Attended:
University of Denver, B.A., 1968
Law School Attended:
Cornell Law School, J.D., 1971; Georgetown Law Center, LL.M. in Taxation, 1975
Year of First Admission:
1989, US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; 1971, Vermont Bar; 1972, US District Court - Vermont; 1975, US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; 1974, U.S. Tax Court; 1975, U.S. Supreme Court
Vermont Bar Association
American Bar Association
Chittenden County Bar Association
Franklin/Grand Isle County Bar Association
National Council of the Atlantic Salmon Federation (U.S.).

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
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Burlington, Vermont

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