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December 15, 2017 - Lisa Newfield Recognized as “Responsible 100” by City & State New York

WHITE PLAINS, NY (December 15, 2017)…Murtha Cullina LLP Partner Lisa Newfield was recently recognized as one of the “2017 Responsible 100” from City & State New York.  This is an annual recognition list honoring 100 of New York’s most outstanding corporate citizens. 

Ms. Newfield is a member of the Firm’s Trusts and Estates Department.  Much of her practice is devoted to personal estate planning for individuals, major gift planning for non-profit institutions, and planned giving for non-profit institutions and philanthropists. Ms. Newfield’s areas of experience include sophisticated estate, gift and tax planning, estate and trust administration and elder law.

Ms. Newfield is a noted lecturer on charitable giving, exempt organizations and various trusts and estates and tax topics. She is a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Elder Law Section and Trusts and Estates Law Section.  She received her B.A. from George Washington University and her J.D. from University of Michigan.

Ms. Newfield and the other Responsible 100 honorees were recognized at a Gala Luncheon in New York City on December 14, 2017.

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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, finance and lending, insurance recovery, labor and employment, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, construction, energy, health care, trusts and estates, affordable housing, real estate, land use and retail and hospitality. 

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