Stefanie D. Cantor

Partner - Boston

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617.832.1112

617.832.7000

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A partner at Foley Hoag since 1987, Stefanie Cantor serves as the Chair of the firm’s Trusts and Estates Department. The high regard in which she is held professionally is shown by her selection as a Fellow in the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, and her rankings in The Best Lawyers in America and Massachusetts SuperLawyers.

Stefanie offers a wide range of individual counseling services in estate and transfer tax planning, including estate, gift, inheritance, and generation skipping tax planning, retirement planning, international tax planning and cross-border estate administration. She also provides tax counsel on estate and fiduciary tax matters, and on abatement and related tax proceedings. Clients rely on her to prepare wills, trusts and related estate planning documents, and to serve as both executor of wills and trustee of trusts. In addition, Stefanie serves as litigation counsel on will contests, contested accounting proceedings, petitions for instructions, complaints for reformation and other contested proceedings.

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Education:

  • Columbia University School of Law, J.D., 1979
  • Mount Holyoke College, A.B., magna cum laude, 1977
  • Estate Administration, THE MASSACHUSETTS PROBATE MANUAL

Honors

  • Listed in THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA
  • Listed in MASSACHUSETTS SUPER LAWYERS

Involvement

  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fellow
  • Atrium School, Trustee 1981 - 1991
  • Governor’s Committee on Alzheimer’s Disease, Member of the legal committee
  • Lecturer for MCLE on estate administration, fiduciary responsibility, conflicts and malpractice prevention and defense
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  • Massachusetts

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts