90 Prospect Street
St Johnsbury, VT 05819-2241
ph: 802-748-8324
dir: 802-748-8324
Overview

In charge of the firm’s administrative management, Linda Copson is at the core of Downs Rachlin’s mission to exceed client expectations.

As Chief Financial Officer & Director of Strategy, Linda provides strategic guidance to firm management, directs the firm’s financial and accounting functions, and provides leadership and strategic guidance to the operations team and firm leadership. Linda and her team focus on providing the firm with efficient and effective processes.

She has assembled and manages a highly functioning team of professionals who focus on delivering administrative support to the attorneys so they in turn can focus on delivering the highest quality legal work. Highly motivated and extremely well versed in law firm management, Linda works closely with the managing partners to ensure both the financial and organizational health of the firm.

Experience
  • Linda’s experience includes more than thirty years of finance and operations leadership  in the professional services and manufacturing industries.
  • Advanced data analytics skills, knowledge of law firm operations and organizational development, coupled with strategic planning are combined to provide administrative leadership and strategic guidance to the firm.
Education

Southern New Hampshire University, M.B.A., 2004

Colby Sawyer College, B.S., Business Administration, 1983

Memberships & Activities

Certification Committee, Association of Legal Administrators 2016-2021

Accolades & Awards

Linda is a 2020 recipient of the Diane Lynch Distinguished Service Award, which is an award given annually to a current or former Downs Rachlin Martin employee who has demonstrated the loyalty, dedication, professionalism, selflessness and commitment exemplified by Diane Lynch, a long-serving human resources coordinator who died of cancer.

Community Involvement

Professional Alumni Advisory Council (PAAC) for Colby-Sawyer College

Certifications

Association of Legal Administrators, Certified Legal Manager

90 Prospect Street
St Johnsbury, VT 05819-2241
ph: 802-748-8324
dir: 802-748-8324
lcopson@drm.com
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