x Valerie R. Sussman

Valerie R. Sussman is an associate of the firm. Her practice focuses on estate, tax and business planning, with an emphasis on gift and estate taxation and drafting.

Ms. Sussman received a bachelor’s degree from Tufts University in 2006, a Master’s degree in Musicology from Northwestern University in 2008, and a law degree from Boston College Law School in 2014.

Prior to joining Lourie & Cutler, Ms. Sussman was a tax associate at a large Boston firm, and served as a law clerk in both the Boston Municipal Court and the Massachusetts Court of Appeals.

Ms. Sussman is admitted to practice before the U.S. tax court, is an active member of the Boston Bar Association, the Women’s Bar Association, and is a Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy. She has published an article in the Massachusetts Family Law Journal and was a speaker for the Boston Bar Association Trusts & Estates Section’s Tax Law Updates in early 2016.


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