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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Alerts & Updates

September 2020 Client Update

Alerts & Updates

This annual update analyzes the implications of a Trump and Biden presidency with regard to estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer (GST) taxes, as well as describes the benefits of making gifts in 2020 and the various gifting techniques to consider.

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News & Press Releases

35 Cummings & Lockwood Attorneys in Connecticut and Florida Have Been Named Among The Best Lawyers in America for 2021, 2 Attorneys Received Lawyer of the Year Awards and 8 Attorneys Have Been Identified as the Ones to Watch

August 31, 2020

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Cummings & Lockwood LLC is pleased to announce that 35 of its attorneys in Connecticut and Florida have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2021.  

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CLIENT ALERT: IRS Issues Proposed Regulations on Taxation of Carried Interest under IRC 1061

August 10, 2020

Alerts & Updates

On July 31, 2020, the Internal Revenue Service issued proposed regulations regarding taxation of an “Applicable Partnership Interest” or API, under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) section 1061, clarifying and elaborating on the taxation of  API (including items such as carried interest). In 2017, under what is commonly known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Congress enacted IRC 1061.

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News & Press Releases

News & Press Releases

Cummings & Lockwood Garners the Top Spot in Private Wealth Law in Connecticut in the 2020 High Net Worth Guide

July 10, 2020

Cummings & Lockwood is pleased to announce that for the fifth year in a row, the Firm has been ranked in Tier 1 in Private Wealth Law in Connecticut by Chambers & Partners in their 2020 Chambers High Net Worth Guide.  

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Alerts & Updates

Alerts & Updates

The CARES Act Suspends Required Minimum Distributions for 2020

May 26, 2020

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act suspended required minimum distributions (“RMDs”) for 2020 for retirement plans such as 401(k)s, 403(b)s, 457(b)s, SEP IRAs, Simple IRAs, and traditional IRAs.  A RMD is the amount of money that is required to be withdrawn by the participant when the participant has reached a certain age or by the beneficiary of an inherited IRA

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