Boston, Mass. November 11, 2015 – Day Pitney is pleased to announce Leiha Macauley, a partner in Day Pitney’s Individual Clients Practice, has been selected as a 2015 Boston Rising Star by The National Law Journal.
The selection of the 2015 Boston Rising Stars was made by an independent judging panel composed of public interest lawyers, law professors, general counsel, legal consultants, and private attorneys. The nominees were scored on several key measures including development of the law; advocacy and community contributions; service to the bar; and peer and public recognition, according to the publication.
“Macauley takes the title of ‘trusted advisor’ seriously,” says the profile in The National Law Journal. “Focusing her practice on estate planning and wealth management, she is an advisor and a mentor to multigenerational families and empowers them to take ownership over their own family legacies.”
“I can’t think of anyone more deserving than Leiha. She has used her talent to impact Boston’s legal community, and is one of our leaders,” said Stanley A. Twardy, Managing Partner of Day Pitney.Macauley advises on all aspects of estate, gift and charitable planning, closely held businesses, administration of estates and trusts, and fiduciary litigation. She is a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, and is a co-founder of the Greater Boston Fiduciary American Inn of Court. She is also co-Chair of the Boston Bar Association 2014-2015 Trusts & Estates Section, and Chair of the Boston Bar Foundation Investment Committee. She served as a past managing partner of Day Pitney’s Boston office.
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