Leigh Newman advises individuals and families in connection with estate planning, estate and trust administration and estate and gift taxation.
Leigh served as a law clerk to the Honorable Richard N. Palmer of the Connecticut Supreme Court and to the Honorable Robert N. Chatigny of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut. Leigh is a past Chair of both the Board of Trustees of the Jewish Community Foundation and the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford. She has served on the Alumni Schools Committee for Princeton University and the Planned Giving Committee for the Loomis-Chaffee School.
Chosen for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.) for Trusts and Estates, 2023-2024
Received 2019 Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland Award for Greater Hartford
AV Preeminent rated by Martindale-Hubbell
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United Way, Board of Directors
Jewish Community Foundation, Board of Trustees, Past Chair
Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford, Past Chair