BEVERLY, Mass., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- /Continental Who's Who/ -- George L. Cushing is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a 2013 Leading Lawyer as a result of his role as Senior Counsel in the Trusts and Estates Department of McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton.
Mr. Cushing's practice is focused on estate planning and estate administration, including related income, estate and gift tax planning, tax return preparation, tax controversies and probate litigation involving disputes within families or between individuals over the disposition of property in estates and trusts. His practice also focuses on related areas, including representing owners of closely-held businesses; preparation of Buy-Sell Agreements and voting trust arrangements; preparation of Family Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies; real estate transactions, including nominee trusts; antenuptial agreements; advice concerning retirement plan and individual retirement account decision-making.
In addition, Mr. Cushing acts as Trustee and co-Trustee of private trusts established by or for the benefit of clients and their intended beneficiaries, and from time to time as court-appointed administrator, special administrator and conservator in probate matters requiring independent administration. He also serves as an expert witness with respect to tax, estate planning and estate administration matters in contested cases.
As a result of his dedication and professionalism, Mr. Cushing has received numerous honors throughout his career. He has been ranked by Best Lawyers in America® as Best Lawyers' 2011 Lawyer of the Year in Trusts and Estates (Boston, MA) and its 2012 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation – Trusts and Estates (Boston, MA area). Mr. Cushing was also named Estate Planner of the Year 2001 by Boston Estate Planning Council. Additionally, Mr. Cushing is an Accredited Estate Planner (AEP) awarded by National Association of Estate Planners and Councils (2011) and has received an AV Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubble. He has been listed annually in Woodward/White's Best Lawyers in America® (Trusts & Estates Law) for over 20 years, as well as in New England Super Lawyers.®
Mr. Cushing received his J.D. from Harvard Law School, cum laude, (1970) and also holds a B.A. from Harvard College, magna cum laude, (1965).
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