Cummings & Lockwood

Katherine Cotter Gent

Background

Katherine (“Kacie”) Cotter Gent is an Associate in Cummings & Lockwood’s Private Clients Group and is based in the Greenwich office.  Kacie joined Cummings & Lockwood in 2016 and focuses her practice on estate planning, which includes the drafting of Wills, Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts, Powers of Attorney and Health Care documents.  She also advises high net worth individuals on estate and taxation issues, including estate and gift tax planning, generation-skipping transfer tax planning and income tax planning.  In addition, Kacie has experience with estate and trust administration, in which she represents Executors/Personal Representatives and Trustees and assists such fiduciaries throughout the estate and trust administration process.

Prior to joining Cummings & Lockwood, Kacie served as a Legal Intern with various organizations, including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Pratt & Whitney, the Office of the Connecticut Attorney General and the U.S. House of Representatives.

Practice Areas

Education

  • University of Connecticut School of Law (J.D., 2015)
  • Connecticut College (B.A. in Government and Economics, cum laude, 2012) with distinction in Economics

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2015

Professional Organizations

  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member
  • Fairfield County Bar Association, Member
  • Greenwich Bar Association, Secretary

Professional Recognition

Civic and Philanthropic Activity

  • Ron Foley Foundation, Volunteer
  • Kingswood Oxford School, 2008 Class Agent

Articles/Publications/Presentations

  • "Quid Pro Quo for Charitable Gifts", Webinar, January 20, 2021, Trusts & Estates Magazine
  • "Quid Pro Quo and Fundraising Events", Trusts & Estates Magazine, June 2020 Issue, co-author with Conrad Teitell and Rachel B.G. Sherman
  • "Quid Pro Quo Isn't Just a Political Issue", Trusts & Estates Magazine, May 2020, co-author with Conrad Teitell and Rachel B.G. Sherman
  • "Living Will and Appointment of Health Care Representative, Connecticut, Practical Law Guide, co-author, Thomson Reuters
  • Advance Health Care Directive, Connecticut, Practical Law Guide, co-author, Thomson Reuters

Associate

2 Greenwich Plaza
Greenwich, CT 06830-6390

T 203.863.6577

F 203.862.2613

kgent@cl-law.com

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Background

Katherine (“Kacie”) Cotter Gent is an Associate in Cummings & Lockwood’s Private Clients Group and is based in the Greenwich office.  Kacie joined Cummings & Lockwood in 2016 and focuses her practice on estate planning, which includes the drafting of Wills, Revocable and Irrevocable Trusts, Powers of Attorney and Health Care documents.  She also advises high net worth individuals on estate and taxation issues, including estate and gift tax planning, generation-skipping transfer tax planning and income tax planning.  In addition, Kacie has experience with estate and trust administration, in which she represents Executors/Personal Representatives and Trustees and assists such fiduciaries throughout the estate and trust administration process.

Prior to joining Cummings & Lockwood, Kacie served as a Legal Intern with various organizations, including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Pratt & Whitney, the Office of the Connecticut Attorney General and the U.S. House of Representatives.

Education
  • University of Connecticut School of Law (J.D., 2015)
  • Connecticut College (B.A. in Government and Economics, cum laude, 2012) with distinction in Economics
Bar Admissions
  • Connecticut, 2015
Professional Organizations
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Member
  • Fairfield County Bar Association, Member
  • Greenwich Bar Association, Secretary
Civic and Philanthropic Activity
  • Ron Foley Foundation, Volunteer
  • Kingswood Oxford School, 2008 Class Agent
Articles/Publications/Presentations
  • "Quid Pro Quo for Charitable Gifts", Webinar, January 20, 2021, Trusts & Estates Magazine
  • "Quid Pro Quo and Fundraising Events", Trusts & Estates Magazine, June 2020 Issue, co-author with Conrad Teitell and Rachel B.G. Sherman
  • "Quid Pro Quo Isn't Just a Political Issue", Trusts & Estates Magazine, May 2020, co-author with Conrad Teitell and Rachel B.G. Sherman
  • "Living Will and Appointment of Health Care Representative, Connecticut, Practical Law Guide, co-author, Thomson Reuters
  • Advance Health Care Directive, Connecticut, Practical Law Guide, co-author, Thomson Reuters

 

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