For more than 100 years, Cummings & Lockwood's commitment to professional excellence, partner-level attention and responsive client service have made this preeminent law firm the firm of choice for clients who depend on top quality legal representation to meet their complex personal and business needs. We combine the best talent, the latest technology, outstanding service and competitive fees to deliver exceptional value and legal work. As a result, we continue to earn the confidence, trust and respect of our clients, who include many of the nation’s most well-known individuals, families, businesses, financial institutions and charitable organizations.

Cummings & Lockwood – The Choice for sophisticated legal counsel.

The Choice

For more than 100 years, Cummings & Lockwood's commitment to professional excellence, partner-level attention and responsive client service have made this preeminent law firm the firm of choice for clients who depend on top quality legal representation to meet their complex personal and business needs. We combine the best talent, the latest technology, outstanding service and competitive fees to deliver exceptional value and legal work. As a result, we continue to earn the confidence, trust and respect of our clients, who include many of the nation’s most well-known individuals, families, businesses, financial institutions and charitable organizations.

Cummings & Lockwood – The Choice for sophisticated legal counsel.

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Laura Weintraub Beck Named Cummings & Lockwood’s First Female Chairman and Managing Director Succeeding Jonathan B. Mills

December 15, 2021

News & Press Releases

Cummings & Lockwood has named Laura Weintraub Beck the firm’s Chairman and Managing Director, succeeding Jonathan B. Mills, who served the firm in that capacity for 19 years.  Mr. Mills was the youngest and longest tenured person to hold that position in the firm’s 113 year history.

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Heather J. Rhoades Appointed Chairman of Cummings & Lockwood’s Private Clients Group

December 15, 2021

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Cummings & Lockwood is pleased to announce that Heather J. Rhoades has been appointed the new Chairman of the firm’s Private Clients Group, effective January 1, 2022.  She will replace Laura Weintraub Beck who will assume the role of Chairman and Managing Director of the firm.

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Cummings & Lockwood LLC Recognized as a “Best Law Firm” by Best Lawyers and U.S. News & World Report

November 10, 2021

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Cummings & Lockwood is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized as a “Best Law Firm” in several legal practice areas in Connecticut by Best Lawyers and U.S. News & World Report.

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Alerts & Updates

IRS Raises Annual Exclusion and Gift and Estate Tax Exemptions for 2022

November 11, 2021

In Revenue Procedure 2021-45, the IRS announced its inflation adjustments to key figures for the calendar year 2022. For the first time in several years, the annual exclusion from gift tax will increase from $15,000 to $16,000 per year per donee effective January 1. 2022.

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Cummings & Lockwood LLC Recognized as a “Best Law Firm” in Trusts & Estates and Tax Law by Best Lawyers and U.S. News & World Report

November 11, 2021

Cummings & Lockwood is pleased to announce that the firm has been recognized as a Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” in Trusts and Estates Law in the Fort Myers and West Palm Beach metropolitan areas by Best Lawyers and U.S. News & World Report.  It also ranked as a Tier 2 “Best Law Firm” in Tax Law in the West Palm Beach metropolitan area.

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