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  • Business Law
  • Massachusetts, Massachusetts, 1988
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Practice Area
  • Business Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Private Client Group
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Massachusetts, 1988
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Professional Experience
Ropes & Gray
Brenda's extensive experience comes from working with clients that include high net worth individuals, multiple generations of families with accumulated wealth, entrepreneurs, private and public company executives and shareholders, and professional public personalities. Her practice involves the administration of client estates and trusts, including post-mortem tax planning and rendering advice regarding fiduciary responsibilities. Brenda serves as executor for estates of varying size and complexity, helping clients through diverse personal transitions and providing advice on risk management, fiduciary investments and efficient tax alternatives to avoid potential issues or disputes. In addition, she coordinates the proper disposition ofindividual and family assets including art, antiques, real estate and other valuables and works with well-known auction houses and advisors when appropriate. Brenda's practice also involves estate planning, including advising clients on various charitable and philanthropic endeavors. She works closely with financial planners and philanthropic advisors to develop comprehensive plans to meet the unique needs of her clients. Brenda is a member of the firm's Trust Conference which is responsible for the investment management of in-house trust accounts. She is also amember of the firm's Hiring Committee that sets guidelines to attract exceptional attorneys to the firm.
New York University School of Law
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Cornell University
Dean's List, distinction in all subjects
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100 Oliver Street
Boston, MA 02110
Telephone: (617) 951-7221
Fax: (617) 235-0239
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