Day Pitney Partner Leiha Macauley Named ACTEC Fellow
Publisher: Day Pitney Press Release
December 11, 2012
Day Pitney LLP is proud to announce the election of partner Leiha Macauley as fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). Election is confirmed by the regents of ACTEC, following nomination by current fellows. ACTEC notes that fellows are elected "by demonstrating the highest level of integrity, commitment to the profession, competence and experience as trust and estate counselors." Macauley was elected in her first year of eligibility.
A leading estates and trusts attorney, Macauley is a partner in the firm's Individual Clients practice and is a member of Day Pitney's Disabilities and Special Needs Planning and Probate Litigation and Controversies practice groups. Her practice also involves advising nontraditional families in estate planning and advising clients on achieving philanthropic goals through the use of private foundations and charitable trusts.
In addition to maintaining a busy trusts and estates practice, Macauley is also an active supporter of various civic programs based in Boston. She is currently a trustee of the Boston Bar Foundation. Macauley was the recipient of the prestigious Leila Josephine Robinson Award in 2011. The award honors exemplary community leadership.
About Day Pitney Day Pitney LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 300 attorneys in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Boston, and Washington, DC. The firm offers clients strong corporate and litigation practices, with experience on behalf of large national and international corporations as well as emerging- and middle-market companies and individuals.
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Day Pitney Trusts and Estates Partner Michael S. Schwartz co-authored the article "Generational Resilience Through the Integration of Governance into Structure," which has been included in the Essential Reads on Family Offices book published by Global Law and Business Ltd.
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