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Conrad Teitell to Receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils

November 17, 2016

The National Association of Estate Planners & Councils (NAEPC) is a national organization of affiliated estate planning councils and professional estate planners focused on establishing and monitoring the highest professional and educational standards.


Cummings & Lockwood Selected as "Best Law Firm" by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

November 8, 2016

Cummings & Lockwood LLC is pleased to announce that the Firm and its six offices have been listed in the 2017 Edition of “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers.


11 Cummings & Lockwood Attorneys Named Among The 200 Outstanding Lawyers of Fairfield County

November/December 2016

Each of the attorneys selected has achieved the highest ratings from at least two organizations with highly regarded selection criteria that serve the legal profession.

Stamford Magazine


Cummings & Lockwood Welcomes David A. Ludgin, Esq. to the Firm's Bonita Springs, Florida Office

October 25, 2016

David Ludgin's practice focuses on estate planning and administration, charitable planning and closely-held business succession planning.   Prior to joining Cummings & Lockwood, he practiced with the law firm of McCarter & English in New Jersey for over 35 years.


16 Cummings & Lockwood Attorneys Have Been Named 2016 Connecticut Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

October 24, 2016

Cummings & Lockwood is pleased to announce that 12 attorneys have been selected to the 2016 Connecticut Super Lawyers list and four attorneys have been selected to the 2016 Rising Stars list. 


Naples and Bonita Springs Offices Participate in Moe's Corporate Run

October 12, 2016

The Moe’s Corporate Run is a 3 mile run/walk which was open to all employees and families of local corporations, businesses, government offices and institutions.The goal of the Corporate Run was to encourage people to be physically active. The Race benefited The Shelter for Abused Women.


21 Cummings & Lockwood Attorneys in Connecticut and Florida Named 2017 Best Lawyers in America

August 16, 2016

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.


Kelley Galica Peck Has Joined Cummings & Lockwood as a Principal in the Private Clients Group in the Firm's West Hartford Office

August 15, 2016

Kelley Galica Peck has significant experience working with individuals and families to plan for the management, protection and transfer of wealth, including succession planning for owners of closely held businesses.


Cummings & Lockwood Welcomes Kathleen Merrigan, New Residential Real Estate Attorney in its Greenwich Office

August 3, 2016

Kathleen Merrigan has extensive experience advising clients with respect to all of their real estate legal needs, including residential purchases, sales and leases, conveyances of real estate for estate planning purposes, representing boards of directors of cooperative corporations, and representing lenders in residential mortgage financing.


Cummings & Lockwood Attorneys Named 2016 Florida Super Lawyers

August 1, 2016

The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates based on 12 indicators, and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.  


Heather J. Rhoades Named Principal-in-Charge of Cummings & Lockwood's West Hartford, Connecticut Office

August 1, 2016

Heather J. Rhoades joined the Firm in 1999 and became a Principal in 2007.  She is a member of the Firm’s Private Clients Group where she brings 17 years of experience in estate planning, estate settlement, trust administration and charitable planning.  She is also a member of the Firm’s National Charitable Planning Group.


Robert L. Lancaster, Attorney in Cummings & Lockwood's Naples, Florida, Office Achieves Board Certification in Wills, Trusts and Estates

August 1, 2016

This is the highest evaluation of an attorney’s special knowledge, skills and proficiency, as well as a reputation for professionalism and ethics by The Florida Bar.  Of the lawyers eligible to practice law in Florida, only 7 percent have earned board certification.