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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The Biden Administration's Revenue Proposals Again Include Changes to the Estate and Gift Tax System

March 30, 2022

Alerts & Updates

On March 28, 2022, the Biden Administration released its “General Explanation of the Administration’s Fiscal Year 2023 Revenue Proposals.”  The document again supports several drastic changes to the estate and gift tax system in addition to changes to the income tax system.

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Laura Weintraub Beck, recognized as a “Distinguished Leader” by Connecticut Law Tribune as part of its 2022 Connecticut Legal Awards

March 22, 2022

News & Press Releases

Congratulations to Laura Weintraub Beck, the new Chairman and Managing Director of Cummings & Lockwood LLC and Principal in the firm’s Private Clients Group, who was recognized as a “Distinguished Leader” by Connecticut Law Tribune as part of its 2022 Connecticut Legal Awards

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Status of Remote Notarizations in New York and Connecticut

February 24, 2022

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On December 22, 2021, New York joined 39 other states (including Florida) to make remote notarizations permanently legal.

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Alerts & Updates

The Department of the Treasury Issues Proposed Regulations Implementing the Corporate Transparency Act

February 3, 2022

In December 2021, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) of the Department of the Treasury issued proposed regulations implementing certain beneficial ownership reporting requirements of the Corporate Transparency Act of 2020.

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News & Press Releases

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

December 15, 2021

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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