P | 603.224.7761 ext. 1048

karoutasa@cwbpa.com

LEGAL ASSISTANT

Maureen Rowley

Tel: (603) 224-7761 ext. 1063

rowleym@cwbpa.com

PRACTICE AREAS

Contracts and Business Transactions

Zoning, Planning, and Land Use

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Abigail Sykas Karoutas

DIRECTOR

Abby represents businesses, non-profits, and municipalities in a wide variety of corporate, real estate, and operational matters.  She also represents both borrowers and lenders in commercial lending transactions.  Abby provides assistance with business formation and transitions, contract review and drafting, lease review and drafting, and business acquisitions and sales.  She has experience representing employers before New Hampshire administrative agencies in a range of employment law matters.  In her real estate and land use practice, Abby assists both buyers and sellers of real estate and appears before local zoning boards.  She has also developed a niche practice in campaign finance and election law, having represented both congressional and state senate campaigns.  Abby’s diverse professional background including work within the government relations, healthcare and insurance industries, lends a unique perspective and practical edge to her legal advice. 

EDUCATION

J.D.  |  Vermont Law School (cum laude)

B.A. |  University of Connecticut

BAR ADMISSIONS

New Hampshire

AFFILIATIONS & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
  • Dover Chamber of Commerce:  Immediate past Chair Board of Directors 2021-2022; Chair Board of Directors 2000-2021; Member Board of Directors: 2019 – Ongoing; past Member of Government Relations Committee (2010-2013)

  • Greater Seacoast Community Health: Board Member: 2018-ongoing; past Chair Governance Committee

  • Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Dover: President of Parish Council 2020-2021; Secretary of Parish Council, 2019- 2020. Member of Parish Council, 2018 – 2021. 

  • Charles C. Doe Chapter, American Inns of Court: President of Board: 2018-ongoing; Board Member/Treasurer (2011-2018); Member of Organization, 2010-ongoing

  • New Hampshire Bar Association: appointed Strafford County Representative (2021-2022)

  • New Hampshire Legal Assistance: Board Member September 2014 – September 2016

  • New Hampshire Bar Association Leadership Academy:  Co-Chair of Steering Committee 2012-2015; Member of the Steering Committee: 2011- 2016; Selected to participate in inaugural class 2010-2011