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BACKGROUND

Rani Newman Mathura is the Principal-in-Charge of the Palm Beach Gardens office of Cummings & Lockwood where she focuses her practice on estate planning, estate and trust administration, charitable planning.  Rani also represents guardians and conservators.  She frequently speaks on estate and tax planning topics to attorney and community audiences.  Prior to joining the Firm, Rani was the probate staff attorney for the 15th Judicial Circuit Court in Palm Beach, Florida.  In addition to the Firm's Florida offices, Rani has been resident in the Firm's Greenwich, Connecticut office.

PRACTICE AREAS

EDUCATION

  • University of Miami School of Law (LL.M. in Estate Planning, 1996)
  • Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center (J.D., 1995)
  • University of Michigan (B.A., 1991)

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Connecticut, 2000
  • Florida, 1995
  • New York, 2004
  • Michigan, 1996
  • United States Tax Court
  • Middle District of Florida

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • Florida Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Palm Beach Estate Planning Council
  • Palm Beach Tax Institute, Board of Directors, Member

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

  • Connecticut Law Tribune, New Leaders of the Law; Advocacy of the Law Award, 2002
  • State of Connecticut, Governor John G. Rowland named June 14, 2002 "Rani Newman Mathura Day" for work coordinating the ABA/FEMA hotline for victims of the September 11th disaster
  • Town of Greenwich, CT, Probate Court Pro Bono Award, 2003
  • American Bar Association, Star of the Year Award, 2006
  • Fairfield County Business Journal, "40 Under 40" Award, 2007

CIVIC AND PHILANTHROPIC ACTIVITY

  • Place of Hope, Planned Giving Council, Member, Volunteer
  • Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, Executive Committee, Professional Advisors Council
  • Audubon Greenwich, Board of Directors, Past Chair; Executive Committee, Former Member
  • Junior League of Greenwich
Rani Newman Mathura

Principal

Palm Beach Gardens

T 561.214.8503

F 203.862.2634

rmathura@cl-law.com

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BACKGROUND

Rani Newman Mathura is the Principal-in-Charge of the Palm Beach Gardens office of Cummings & Lockwood where she focuses her practice on estate planning, estate and trust administration, charitable planning.  Rani also represents guardians and conservators.  She frequently speaks on estate and tax planning topics to attorney and community audiences.  Prior to joining the Firm, Rani was the probate staff attorney for the 15th Judicial Circuit Court in Palm Beach, Florida.  In addition to the Firm's Florida offices, Rani has been resident in the Firm's Greenwich, Connecticut office.

Education
  • University of Miami School of Law (LL.M. in Estate Planning, 1996)
  • Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center (J.D., 1995)
  • University of Michigan (B.A., 1991)
Bar Admissions
  • Connecticut, 2000
  • Florida, 1995
  • New York, 2004
  • Michigan, 1996
  • United States Tax Court
  • Middle District of Florida
Professional Organizations
  • Florida Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association
  • Palm Beach Estate Planning Council
  • Palm Beach Tax Institute, Board of Directors, Member
Professional Recognition
  • Connecticut Law Tribune, New Leaders of the Law; Advocacy of the Law Award, 2002
  • State of Connecticut, Governor John G. Rowland named June 14, 2002 "Rani Newman Mathura Day" for work coordinating the ABA/FEMA hotline for victims of the September 11th disaster
  • Town of Greenwich, CT, Probate Court Pro Bono Award, 2003
  • American Bar Association, Star of the Year Award, 2006
  • Fairfield County Business Journal, "40 Under 40" Award, 2007
Civic and Philanthropic Activity
  • Place of Hope, Planned Giving Council, Member, Volunteer
  • Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties, Executive Committee, Professional Advisors Council
  • Audubon Greenwich, Board of Directors, Past Chair; Executive Committee, Former Member
  • Junior League of Greenwich