News & Press Releases
Cummings & Lockwood LLC is pleased to announce that 32 of its attorneys in Connecticut and Florida have been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.
Cummings & Lockwood is pleased to announce that 12 attorneys have been selected to the 2018 New England Super Lawyers list and five attorneys have been selected to the 2018 Rising Stars list.
Cummings & Lockwood’s Palm Beach Gardens Office Named “Trust & Estates Law Firm of the Year in Florida” by Global Law Experts
Cummings & Lockwood’s Palm Beach Gardens, Florida office has been selected as the 2018 “Trust & Estates Law Firm of the Year in Florida” by Global Law Experts.
Cummings & Lockwood’s Naples, Florida office recently marked its 40th Anniversary. Established in 1978, the Naples office was the first Cummings & Lockwood office to be opened in Florida.
Cummings & Lockwood LLC is pleased to announce that Kathleen M. Merrigan, Residential Real Estate Counsel in the Firm’s Greenwich Office, has been promoted to Principal, effective January 1, 2019.
August 30, 2018
Cummings & Lockwood LLC successfully defeated an argument by the Internal Revenue Service where the IRS required the payment of additional federal estate tax based on the IRS’s partial disallowance of the deduction for state death taxes under § 2058 of the Internal Revenue Code (the “IRC”).
Cummings & Lockwood is pleased to announce that Laura Weintraub Beck has been appointed Chair of the Firm’s Private Clients Group, effective immediately.
Cummings & Lockwood Recognized As One of the Leading Trusts and Estates Practices in Connecticut by Chambers & PartnersJuly 26, 2018
Cummings & Lockwood is pleased to announce that for the third year in a row the Firm’s Private Clients Group has been ranked in Tier 1 by Chambers & Partners in the 2018 edition of Chambers High Net Worth Guide. The Guide, which is based on objective and independent research, recognizes the world’s leading high net worth advisers.
Cummings & Lockwood is pleased to announce that the following seven trusts and estates attorneys in the Firm’s Naples and Bonita Springs offices have been selected Florida Super Lawyers in 2018.
Stamford Associate, Care Howe Santoro, to participate in New York Junior League's 16th Annual Forum for Non-ProfitsApril 17, 2018
The New York Junior League (NYJL) will host its 16th annual Forum for Nonprofits on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. This day-long educational conference focuses on issues facing nonprofits and the communities they serve. This year’s theme is “It Starts with I: Impact, Innovation, and Inclusion.”
Physicians Beware: Connecticut Supreme Court Recognizes Cause of Action Against Health Care Provider Based on Unauthorized Disclosure of Confidential Information
Kelley Galica Peck Provides Testimony to Connecticut Lawmakers on the Finance, Revenue and Bonding CommitteeMarch 2, 2018
Attorneys who handle estate planning for wealthy Connecticut residents told lawmakers that Connecticut's estate and gift taxes are driving out the very people the state needs in these difficult times.