Founded in 1950, Downs Rachlin Martin provides a range of legal and business counseling services. The firm employs more than 80 attorneys who represent individuals, Fortune 500 companies, large and small businesses, third-party administrators, public entities and nonprofit associations. Its practice areas include class action suits, workers compensation, bankruptcy, real estate litigation, commercial contracts, product liability, employment discrimination, mergers and acquisitions and personal injuries. Downs Rachlin Martin also deals with issues concerning securities fraud, insurance coverage, commercial and business litigations, labor and employment, premise liability, corporate transactions, intellectual property, medical malpractice, taxation, environment law and toxic tort. It publishes online newsletters and maintains a location in St. Johnsbury, Vt.