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  • Devine Millimet Announces Charles Giacopelli as New Firm President

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    January 01, 2018
    Prominent Workers’ Compensation attorney to succeed Jon Sparkman as firm president.

    MANCHESTER, NH – Devine Millimet, one of the largest full-service law firms in northern New England, announces that Charles Giacopelli has been elected president of the law firm.  He succeeds Jon Sparkman, who is concluding his second three-year term as the Firm’s president.

    Charles begins his term on January 1, 2018, following the firm’s tradition of leadership succession. He will oversee the strategic direction and growth of Devine Millimet, as well as the firm’s operations. Devine Millimet has offices in Manchester, Concord and Portsmouth, New Hampshire and Boston, Massachusetts, employing 65 attorneys, and 75 administrative staff members.

    “Serving as president of Devine Millimet over the past six years has been an honor and privilege. Being afforded the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our shareholders and employees has been a rewarding experience, and I’m pleased to turn the leadership of the firm over to Charles Giacopelli who shares the firm’s vision and culture,” says Jon Sparkman. “Charles’ leadership has benefitted Devine Millimet for many years. At various times he has been a member of our Board of Directors, served on the firm’s Compensation Committee, headed up our Budget Committee, and also chaired the firm’s Pension Committee. Having been involved in the business of the firm for many years, Charles is well positioned to lead the firm. Charles is a superb lawyer who has and will continue to make a real impact on our community and clients.”   

    “I am excited to step into a leadership role at the firm,” says Charles Giacopelli. “We have been fortunate to be in a position to make a difference in our community over the decades and I look forward to continuing the tradition of providing excellent service to our clients.” 

    Charles will also continue his workers’ compensation defense practice, representing private and public employers in all areas of workers’ compensation law. Helping employers manage workers’ compensation claims to ensure that legitimate claims are paid, Charles enjoys helping clients manage these claims in a cost-effective manner. 

    Jon will resume his business law practice as outside general counsel to both for-profit and non-profit organizations focusing on business law and tax issues.

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    Devine Millimet is one of the largest and most active business and litigation law firms in the region, serving its clients and communities since 1947. At the firm’s historic headquarters in Manchester, NH- and with regional offices in Concord, NH, Portsmouth, NH, and Boston, MA- Devine Millimet’s professional staff provides counsel to individuals, businesses, and nonprofits in nearly every industry. In addition to its award-winning legal services, Devine Millimet also provides strategic consulting, lobbying, public finance services, and crisis management counsel as part of its government regulation practice and Devine Strategies strategic consulting group. For more information, visit www.devinemillimet.com.
    Stephanie Howes, Marketing Coordinator
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