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March 11, 2020

Murtha Cullina LLP Partner Suzanne Brown Walsh has been elected to serve on the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) Board of Regents. 

The Board of Regents is the governing body of ACTEC. Regents are elected for this role and each serve a three-year term. ACTEC is an organization of peer-elected lawyers and law professors who are skilled in the preparation of wills and trusts, estate planning and probate procedure.  Ms. Walsh has been an ACTEC Fellow since 1998.  She is the immediate past chair of the ACTEC Digital Property Committee, and is a member of the Digital Property, Program and State Laws Committees.

Ms. Walsh 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. Suzy 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. 

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.

Ms. Walsh is the Office Managing Partner or the Murtha Cullina Hartford office.  She also serves on the Firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee.  Ms. Walsh received her B.S. degree from Boston University and her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School.

About Murtha Cullina LLP

With more than 100 attorneys in six 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, commercial finance, 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. 

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