x Leslie Crane Slavin

Leslie Crane Slavin is a principal of the firm. Her practice focuses on tax, estate and business planning. She is a recognized expert in employee benefit plans and regularly advises clients on the design and implementation of qualified and non-qualified retirement plans for both taxable and tax-exempt employers. She also represents employers involved in Internal Revenue Service and Department of Labor audits of their retirement plans.

In addition, she regularly consults with employment lawyers on tax issues related to employment contracts, compensation packages, and severance agreements. Ms. Slavin has many years of experience in estate planning and probate administration. She helps families with estate and generation-skipping tax issues, as well as sensitive family matters.

Ms. Slavin received a bachelor's degree from Radcliffe College in 1969 and a law degree from Harvard Law School in 1975. She also attended Cambridge University in England and received an MCP from Harvard University in 1975. She is listed both in Massachusetts Super Lawyers® and in Best Lawyers in America®.

Ms. Slavin has lectured to many professional and lay organizations, including the Federal Tax Institute of New England, the American Law Institute-American Bar Association, and the MCLE continuing legal educational program. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Fiduciary Trust Company in Boston.


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