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Elizabeth A. Falkoff Has Been Accepted into the New England Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

January 3, 2024

Elizabeth (“Betsy”) A. Falkoff, a Principal in Cummings & Lockwood’s Private Clients Group and based in the firm’s Stamford office, has been accepted into Class II of the New England Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC).

Betsy, who is a Greenwich resident, earned her J.D., magna  cum laude, from Quinnipiac University School of Law and her B.A. in Political Science, cum laude, from the University of Connecticut.  She has over 10 years of experience practicing trusts and estates law at Cummings & Lockwood LLC, and is admitted to the Connecticut and New York bars..

The New England Fellows Institute was created by ACTEC Fellows to develop the profession’s future leaders in trusts and estates law through a series of in-depth educational presentations led by outstanding subject matter experts in each field from across the U.S.  The institute includes six sessions for lawyers who were nominated by an ACTEC Fellow and selected through a competitive application process. The program begins in February 2024 and concludes in September 2024.


The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel is a national organization of lawyers elected to membership by demonstrating the highest level of integrity, commitment to the profession, competence and experience as trust and estate counselors.

About Cummings & Lockwood LLC

Founded in 1909, Cummings & Lockwood provides sophisticated legal counsel to individuals and families, family offices, closely held businesses, other commercial enterprises and charitable entities.  Our core services include trusts and estates, corporate and finance, litigation and arbitration, and commercial and residential real estate.     

The firm has over 200 attorneys, fiduciary accountants, paralegals and staff, as well as six offices located in Stamford, Greenwich and West Hartford, Connecticut, and in Naples, Bonita Springs and Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.