Cummings & Lockwood LLC


Headquarters: Stamford, Connecticut

33 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

8 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Overview

Founded in 1909, Cummings & Lockwood provides sophisticated legal counsel to both private clients and commercial enterprises.  Our clients include individuals and families with inherited and newly created wealth, as well as emerging, middle market and Fortune 500 companies.  With nearly 100 attorneys and accountants located in Stamford, Greenwich and West Hartford, Connecticut, and in Naples, Bonita Springs and Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, the Firm has the experience, technology and resources to provide a broad range of trusts and estates, corporate and finance, litigation and commercial and residential real estate services.

Private Clients Practice

Cummings & Lockwood has one of the largest trusts and estates practices in the United States, with a significant private client base of high net worth individuals and families, closely-held businesses, and national charities and foundations.  Our private clients attorneys, many of whom have been elected to the prestigious American College of Trusts and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), are experienced in the areas of estate planning and administration; estate, income and gift tax; trust formation and management; executor and trustee services; charitable giving and foundations; special needs planning; probate law; and residential real estate.   Whether dealing with recently acquired assets or family fortunes that span generations, the Firm provides innovative strategies and solutions to preserve, enhance and transition our clients' wealth, as well as meet their varied legal needs and personal goals.

Commercial Practice

Cummings & Lockwood has an elite commercial practice with numerous, professionally-recognized lawyers who are experienced in the areas of litigation and dispute resolution; real estate investment and development; banking, lending and credit transactions; corporate acquisitions and divestitures; and partnership, limited liability company and tax matters.  Our clients include entrepreneurs, closely-held companies, regional, national and international corporations, hedge funds, private equity firms, financial institutions and not-for-profit organizations.

In addition, Cummings & Lockwood's commercial and private clients lawyers regularly work together to provide entity planning, business succession planning, tax guidance and litigation to privately-owned businesses of all sizes and industries.

Management & Demographics
Management
Managing Director and Chairman
Director, Office Services, Facilities & Information Systems
Director of Marketing
Director of Human Resources & Benefits
Chief Financial Officer
Contacts
Contacts
Heather J. Rhoades
Private Clients Group
860-313-4933
Steven I. Frenkel
Litigation Group
203-351-4206
Brendan P. Snowden
Corporate & Finance Group - Co-Chair
203-351-4209
Jonathan B. Mills
Commercial Real Estate Group
203-351-4100
Joel Schechter
Corporate and Finance Group - Co-Chair
239-649-3128

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  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships)
  • Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
  • Commercial Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law - Management
  • Entertainment Law - Music
  • Environmental Law
  • Land Use and Zoning Law
  • Litigation - Banking and Finance
  • Litigation - Bankruptcy
  • Litigation - Environmental
  • Litigation - Labor and Employment
  • Litigation - Trusts and Estates
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Defendants
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Trusts and Estates

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