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Dara Lynn S. Freytag

Dara Lynn S. Freytag

Associate
Biography

Dara Lynn joined the firm in 2014 and concentrates her practice in the areas of estate planning, business planning, estate and trust administration and taxation. She serves as a trusted advisor to individuals, business owners and families, and is often found working on developing a customized estate plan to address the specific needs of her clients and their family members, including, but not limited to, drafting specific instructions to divide assets among children from separate or prior marriages, providing for a minor child or a disabled child, or distributing a significant portion of a client’s assets to and among various charitable organizations.

Dara Lynn works closely with young families with minor children, retirees and high net worth individuals as well as their children concentrating on estate and gift tax planning, and family members who need the guidance of an attorney to administer a loved one’s estate and trust.

Prior to joining Tarlow Breed Hart & Rodgers, Dara Lynn was an Associate with O’Neill & Neylon in Weston, Massachusetts. While studying law, Dara Lynn worked at the Norfolk County Probate and Family Court in Canton, and in the Estate and Gift Tax Division of the Internal Revenue Service in Boston.

Before beginning her legal studies, Dara Lynn worked in her family’s business. She lives on the south shore with her husband and their two young daughters.  She enjoys hiking, running, biking, swimming, painting and traveling, but she especially loves spending time with her family and friends.  Dara Lynn and her husband climbed all forty-eight (48) 4,000 footers in New Hampshire together.

Honors & Awards
  • Recognized as a Massachusetts Rising Star by Boston Magazine, 2016-2017
Presentations and Lectures
  • Wolf & Company, P.C., Foundation Estate Planning, October 28, 2014
  • Northwestern Mutual, Foundation Estate Planning, March 5, 2015
  • Boston Bar Association, Estate Planning with Real Estate, March 20, 2017
  • Boston Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Mid-Year Review, February 2, 2018
Civic Involvement
  • Pembroke Historical Society, Board of Directors, 2012-2015
  • Adah F. Hall House, Pembroke, MA, Trustee, 2012-2015
  • Pembroke Historical Society, Member, 2011-Present
  • Hingham Historical Society, Member, 2015-Present
  • Hingham Women’s Club, Member, 2015-Present
  • Appalachian Mountain Club, Member, 2013-Present
  • Trustees of the Reservation, Member, 2015-Present
Memberships
  • Boston Bar Association, Steering Committee, 2017-2019
  • Boston Bar Association, New Developments Committee Co-Chair, 2017-2019
  • Boston Bar Association, New Developments Committee, 2013-Present
  • Boston Estate Planning Council, Women’s Initiative Committee, 2017-Present
  • Boston Estate Planning Council, Membership Committee, 2013-2017
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, 2008-Present
  • Trusts and Estates Consortium, 2008-Present
  • Business Associates Club, 2014-Present
Credentials

Education

  • Suffolk University Law School (J.D., 2007)
  • Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M. in Taxation, with distinction, 2008)
  • Tufts University (B.A., cum laude, 2002)

ADMISSIONS

  • Massachusetts Bar

Education

  • Suffolk University Law School (J.D., 2007)
  • Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M. in Taxation, with distinction, 2008)
  • Tufts University (B.A., cum laude, 2002)

Admissions

  • Massachusetts Bar