Melissa advises high net worth individuals and families on estate planning and estate administration matters both in the United States and internationally. She specializes in helping clients with tax-efficient estate planning, multigenerational wealth transfers, business succession planning, charitable planning, gift and income tax planning, nuptial agreements and general probate and estate administration.
Prior to joining the firm Melissa practiced law at Burns & Levinson, in Boston, at Hinckley, Allen & Snyder, in Boston and Providence, and at Vacovec, Mayotte & Singer, in Newton. She is fluent in French, and proficient in Hebrew and American Sign Language.
“Waxman v. Waxman,” Boston Bar Association Trusts & Estates Blog, October 2013
“Massachusetts Passes Uniform Trust Code,” with Clifford Cohen, Burns & Levinson Trusts & Estates Update, August 2012