George Zainyeh, whose departure as Governor Lincoln Chafee's chief of staff was announced last Friday, is taking a job, as chief marketing and development officer, with the law firm of Shectman Halperin Savage LLP.
Shectman Halperin Savage has offices in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and New York. Founding partner Jonathan Savage previously served as the receiver for Central Falls.
Zainyeh served as Chafee's chief of staff for two years, succeeding Patrick Rogers. Zainyeh had previous been a chief of staff for Congressman Patrick Kennedy and worked in leadership roles at Family Service of Rhode Island and Princeton Review.