Jennifer C. Snyder - Choate Hall & Stewart LLP

Jennifer C. Snyder

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 617-248-5215

Jennifer Snyder provides clients with exemplary personalized attention, advising a client base of high net worth individuals and families throughout the United States and Europe in all aspects of estate planning, including the administration and taxation of estates and trusts. 

Ms. Snyder was named the 2012 Boston “Lawyer of the Year” for Trusts and Estates Law by Best Lawyers in America and was also named one of the nation's top trusts and estates attorneys by Bloomberg Magazine.  She has been ranked among the top 50 women Massachusetts Super Lawyers and has received Boston Magazine’s FIVE STAR Wealth Manager Award.

Practice Focus

Wealth Management:
  advises on a wide range of issues relating to wills, trusts and sophisticated wealth transfer strategies, including pre-IPO planning, tax advice, fiduciary investments, charitable giving and the administration of estates. 

Estate & Trust Administration:  extensive experience in estate and trust administration, including serving as a professional trustee.

International Estate Planning:  represents multiple generations of international families and advises trustees of offshore trusts.

Publications and Presentations

· "Unexpected Perils in US-UK Tax Planning," author, Private Wealth Management, 2004/2005.
· Ms. Snyder frequently speaks on estate planning at Federal Tax Institute, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education and Boston Bar Association seminars. 

Professional and Community Involvement

Ms. Snyder is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and a member of its International Estate Planning Committee.  She is a member of the Boston Estate Planning Council, the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law and the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners.  Ms. Snyder also serves as a member of the Advisory Board of the Big Sister Association of Greater Boston.

University of California Santa BarbaraBA 1972San Francisco State UniversityMA 1978Suffolk UniversityJ.D. 1981

Office Location

Two International Place
Boston, MA 02110
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2012 Lawyer of the Year in Trusts and Estates of the Boston Metro Area
Jennifer C. Snyder has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2012!

Practice Areas

Trusts and Estates (International)