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Professional Awards and Business Memberships


Devine Millimet attorneys have been ranked as leaders in providing superior legal services across many business practice areas and industries. The firm and its lawyers have been recognized as outstanding by legal peers, industry publications, and businesses in New Hampshire and New England. A few of the most recent top honors are listed below. Other awards and recognition may be found on our attorneys' web pages.
 Devine Millimet is recognized by A.M. Best as a time-honored listee in Best's Directory of Insurance Lawyers. Devine Millimet has been listed in Best's directories for over than 10 years.
  Devine Millimet is rated by A.M. Best, which serves the financial and health care service industries, as a recommended attorney for insurance in 2015. 
Chambers USA

Devine Millimet is pleased to announce that the firm has been selected for inclusion in the 2014 USA edition of Chambers, as a Leading Firm.

Chambers uses a highly regarded team of qualified researchers to conduct interviews with lawyers and their clients to identify and rank law firms worldwide.

October 22, 2013, Angela Martin, Esq., and the Devine Millimet Small Business team were named a “Business Excellence” award winner in the professional services category by the New Hampshire Business Review.   The Small Business team was lauded for its Business Launch Initiative, which offers free business formation services to startup business ventures in New Hampshire.

Devine Millimet is proud to announce that U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers has ranked the firm as one of the 2014 Best Law Firms in New Hampshire in 23 practice areas.

Devine Millimet received a Tier 1 ranking (highest) in 13 practice areas: Corporate Law, Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law, Environmental Law, Family Law, Land Use & Zoning Law, Legal Malpractice Law-Defendants, Litigation-Environmental, Non-Profit/Charities Law, Real Estate Law, Tax law, Trusts & Estates Law, Workers’ Compensation Law – Employers.

Best Lawyers in Manchester

Land Use and Zoning Law

Karen S. McGinley, Esq., has been named “2014 Manchester Land Use and Zoning Law Lawyer of the Year” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers.  Karen is the chair of Devine Millimet’s Real Estate Practice Group and represents sellers, buyers, developers, investors, lenders, and borrowers involved in all facets of commercial real estate, including purchase and sale transactions, financing, condominiums, leasing, and real estate titles.  She also handles operational issues and challenges as well as zoning and planning issues for the firm’s real estate clients.  Karen is a shareholder and is an accredited member of the Congress for New Urbanism. View attorney's page.

Trusts and Estates 
Anu R. Mullikin, Esq., has been named the Best Lawyer’s “2014 Manchester Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year.” Anu is a shareholder of the firm and chairs the Trust and Estates Practice Group. Anu represents medium to high net worth individuals, families, retirees, professionals and business owners in matters of estate planning, sophisticated wealth transfer strategies, charitable planned giving, estate and trust administration, and business succession planning.  Anu serves on the Statewide Board of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation and is also a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. View attorney's page.

Non-Profit/Charities Law  
Jon B. Sparkman, Esq., CPA, has been named Best Lawyer’s “2014 Manchester Non-Profit/Charities Law Lawyer of the Year.”  Jon is president of Devine Millimet and is the chair of the firm’s Tax Practice Group.  He counsels privately-held businesses and non-profit organizations on business and tax issues.  His representation of non-profit organizations focuses on formation, obtaining and maintaining tax-exempt status, governance issues, and mergers.  In addition, Jon has combined his business and tax experience in representing investors in New Hampshire affordable housing projects. View attorney's page.

Devine Millimet is proud to announce that U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers® have named 22 attorneys representing 26 practice areas to the 2014 Best Lawyers ranking.

Proud to receive the U.S. Small Business Administration's 2013 New Hampshire Small Business Champion of the Year Award! Read more.

Devine Millimet, one of New Hampshire's largest law firms, announces that Attorney Jason Cole has been named to the New Hampshire Union Leader's "40 Under 40" 2013 listing.

Super Lawyers

Only five percent of the total lawyers in New England are selected as Super Lawyers each year.  In 2012, twelve of Devine Millimet's attorneys were recognized by their peers for this distinction. In addition, 21 Devine Millimet attorneys have been named by New England Super Lawyers & Rising Stars as one of the top up-and-coming attorneys in New England for 2011.

Devine Millimet has been selected as a winner in the New Hampshire Business Review's 2014 BOB Awards, which honor the "Best of Business" in New Hampshire. Devine Millimet was honored in a statewide readers' survey in the Best Law Firm - Corporate, Best Law Firm - Tax, and Best Law Firm - Real Estate.


Devine Millimet is the proud recipient of the Better Business Bureau’s Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics. Read our press release


In the 2012 edition of Benchmark Litigation, Devine Millimet was recognized as one of the “Highly Recommended” litigation firms in New Hampshire. Attorneys Andrew Dunn, Steven Grill, and George Moore were recognized as “Local Litigation Stars”, and attorney Brendan Mitchell was also recognized as a “Future Star”. Click here to read more.


Best’s Directories lists Devine Millimet as a recommended firm to work with insurance adjusters and attorneys for more than 50 years.


Devine Millimet is an active member of leading business and service organizations that provide resources to help area businesses grow and support the vibrant communities in which we work and live.

Devine Millimet is proud to be an active member of the following Chambers of Commerce:

  • Business and Industry Association
  • Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce
  • Greater Nashua Chamber of Commerce

To better understand the needs of the business community, our attorneys are actively involved with professional and industry organizations:

  • ABI Innovation Hub
  • Association of Builders and Contractors
  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • Associated General Contractors of NH
  • New Hampshire Auto Dealers Association
  • New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts
  • New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits
  • New Hampshire High Tech Council
  • New Hampshire Hospital Association
  • Northeast Human Resource Association
  • National Human Resource Association
Office Locations in: Manchester, NH Concord, NH