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January 11, 2022

Murtha Cullina has named Suzanne Brown Walsh the Chair of the Firm’s Trusts and Estates Department.

The Trusts and Estates Department provides personal assistance to clients in lifetime planning and asset accumulation, estate and gift planning and the administration of estates and trusts.  The group also represents entrepreneurs and businesses, assisting them with their combined estate planning and business planning needs. 

Ms. Walsh has been a Partner at Murtha Cullina since 2015.  She represents clients in the areas of estate and tax planning, particularly for families of children with special needs, elder law, estate and trust administration, trust modifications and trustee changes. Ms. Walsh is nationally known for her speaking and writing, including the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning, the Southern Federal Tax Institute, and numerous regional organizations throughout the country.

Ms. Walsh is a Fellow of the American College of Trusts and Estates Counsel and serves on the ACTEC Board of Regents.  She is a past Chair of both the Connecticut Bar Association’s Estates and Probate and Elder Law Sections.  Since 2005, Ms. Walsh has served as one of Connecticut’s Commissioners on Uniform Laws. As such, she represents the state as a member of the Uniform Law Commission, a national organization which promotes statutory uniformity.  She received her B.S. degree from Boston University and her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School.

About Murtha Cullina LLP

With offices throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York, Murtha Cullina LLP offers a full range of legal services to meet the local, regional and national needs of our clients. Our practice encompasses litigation, regulatory and transactional representation of businesses, governmental units, non-profit organizations and individuals. Core practice areas include litigation, corporate, insurance recovery, labor and employment, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, construction, energy, health care, trusts and estates, intellectual property, real estate, land use and retail and hospitality. 

Murtha Cullina is the exclusive member firm in Connecticut for Lex Mundi – the world’s leading network of independent law firms with in-depth experience in 100+ countries worldwide.  For more information, visit

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