Cummings & Lockwood

Rachel Rhein Zarghami

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BACKGROUND

Rachel Rhein Zarghami is Counsel in Cummings & Lockwood's Private Clients Group and is based in the Stamford office.  Rachel focuses her practice on estate and tax planning, and represents wealthy individuals and families, tax-exempt organizations, banks and trust companies, family offices and private trust companies and other clients in a wide range of matters.  She regularly creates wills, trusts and business entities structured to be both tax-efficient and practical. 

Rachel also has experience in estate administration, trust administration, incapacity planning and tax planning for international clients.  She is also one of three lawyers selected to train Associates in the Firm's Trusts and Estates practice, and is a member of the Firm's Drafting Committee.

PRACTICE AREAS

EDUCATION

  • Brooklyn Law School (J.D., 2005)
  • Tulane University (B.S. in Finance and Marketing, 2002)

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • New York, 2008
  • Connecticut, 2005

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • Connecticut Bar Association, Estate Planning Section, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Trusts & Estates Law Section, Member

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

CIVIC AND PHILANTHROPIC ACTIVITY

  • Darien YMCA, 2012-2013 Capital Campaign, Committee Member
  • Holly Pond School, Parents Association Board Member
  • Hackers for Hope, Event Committee
  • OPUS for Person to Person, Member and Volunteer
  • New Canaan Country School, Alumni Class Representative
  • Wee Burn Country Club, Junior Activity Committee Member

Counsel

Stamford

T 203.351.4692

F 203.708.3850

rzarghami@cl-law.com

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BACKGROUND

Rachel Rhein Zarghami is Counsel in Cummings & Lockwood's Private Clients Group and is based in the Stamford office.  Rachel focuses her practice on estate and tax planning, and represents wealthy individuals and families, tax-exempt organizations, banks and trust companies, family offices and private trust companies and other clients in a wide range of matters.  She regularly creates wills, trusts and business entities structured to be both tax-efficient and practical. 

Rachel also has experience in estate administration, trust administration, incapacity planning and tax planning for international clients.  She is also one of three lawyers selected to train Associates in the Firm's Trusts and Estates practice, and is a member of the Firm's Drafting Committee.

Education
  • Brooklyn Law School (J.D., 2005)
  • Tulane University (B.S. in Finance and Marketing, 2002)
Bar Admissions
  • New York, 2008
  • Connecticut, 2005
Professional Organizations
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Estate Planning Section, Member
  • New York State Bar Association, Trusts & Estates Law Section, Member
Civic and Philanthropic Activity
  • Darien YMCA, 2012-2013 Capital Campaign, Committee Member
  • Holly Pond School, Parents Association Board Member
  • Hackers for Hope, Event Committee
  • OPUS for Person to Person, Member and Volunteer
  • New Canaan Country School, Alumni Class Representative
  • Wee Burn Country Club, Junior Activity Committee Member