For more than 100 years, Cummings & Lockwood's commitment to professional excellence, partner-level attention and responsive client service have made this preeminent law firm the firm of choice for clients who depend on top quality legal representation to meet their complex personal and business needs. We combine the best talent, the latest technology, outstanding service and competitive fees to deliver exceptional value and legal work. As a result, we continue to earn the confidence, trust and respect of our clients, who include many of the nation’s most well-known individuals, families, businesses, financial institutions and charitable organizations.

Cummings & Lockwood – The Choice for sophisticated legal counsel.

 

The Choice
 
 

For more than 100 years, Cummings & Lockwood's commitment to professional excellence, partner-level attention and responsive client service have made this preeminent law firm the firm of choice for clients who depend on top quality legal representation to meet their complex personal and business needs. We combine the best talent, the latest technology, outstanding service and competitive fees to deliver exceptional value and legal work. As a result, we continue to earn the confidence, trust and respect of our clients, who include many of the nation’s most well-known individuals, families, businesses, financial institutions and charitable organizations.

Cummings & Lockwood – The Choice for sophisticated legal counsel.

 

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Alerts & Updates

Corporate Transparency Act

January 25, 2023

Alerts & Updates

In September 2022, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) of the Department of the Treasury issued final regulations implementing the beneficial ownership information (“BOI”) reporting requirements of the Corporate Transparency Act of 2020 (the “CTA”). 

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Alerts & Updates

2022 Cummings & Lockwood Firmwide Annual Update

January 4, 2023

Alerts & Updates

To Our Clients and Friends:

The end of the year is a good time for reflection about our values and accomplishments and our goals for the coming year.  A letter from our new Chairman and Managing Director, Laura Weintraub Beck.

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Alerts & Updates

Inflation Causes Significant Increases to Federal Estate and Gift Tax Exemptions

October 18, 2022

Alerts & Updates

On October 18, 2022, the IRS officially announced the inflation adjustments for 2023 for the gift and estate tax exemptions.

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Alerts & Updates

Alerts & Updates

2022 Private Clients Group Annual Update Letter

October 2022

This annual update summarizes the current status of the estate and gift tax rates and exemptions at the federal and state levels (Connecticut, New York and Florida) and highlights key provisions of these important state law developments.

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News & Press Releases

News & Press Releases

Cummings & Lockwood Garners the Top Spot in Private Wealth Law in Connecticut in the 2022 Chambers High Net Worth Guide for the 7th Consecutive Year

July 19, 2022

Cummings & Lockwood is pleased to announce that for the seventh year in a row, the Firm’s Private Clients Group has been ranked in Tier 1 in Private Wealth Law in Connecticut by Chambers & Partners in their 2022 Chambers High Net Worth Guide.

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Professional Recognitions

Cummings & Lockwood’s Private Clients Group has been ranked in Band 1 for Private Wealth Law in Connecticut in 2022 by Chambers High Net Worth Guide for the 7th consecutive year. 

In addition, 9 Cummings & Lockwood attorneys have been recognized as notable practitioners by Chambers.

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11 Cummings & Lockwood private clients attorneys are Fellows in the prestigious American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).

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6 Cummings & Lockwood attorneys have been Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Wills, Trusts and Estates and 1 attorney has been Board Certified in Tax Law.

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41 Cummings & Lockwood private clients, commercial and litigation attorneys have been selected The Best Lawyers in America®, “Lawyer of the Year” and “Ones to Watch” in 2023.

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Cummings & Lockwood was ranked in 8 practice areas in 4 geographic regions as part of the U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" rankings in 2022.

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12 Cummings & Lockwood attorneys have been named Connecticut Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, and 6 attorneys have been named Florida Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in 2022.

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26 Cummings & Lockwood attorneys have received Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ such as AV Preeminent®, Distinguished or Notable.

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