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MeaghanMurphy

Counsel

"I'm passionate about helping clients plan for life events and helping guide them through the aftermath of a family loss."

Overview

Biography

Meaghan primarily concentrates her practice on counseling individuals regarding estate planning issues, including drafting suites of documents for high-net-worth individuals facing estate tax concerns and assisting individuals concerned with protecting assets from long-term care costs. She guides executors, trustees, and administrators through the process of trusts and estates administration, including filing estate tax returns.

Meaghan also advises business owners on business succession planning issues and tailors plans to complement their respective individual estate plans.

Bar Associations

  • New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section

Selected Memberships & Affiliations

  • Society of Financial Service Professionals, Professionals’ Day Planning Committee Member
  • Estate Planning Council of Eastern New York
  • Barclay Damon’s Women’s Forum
Experience

Prior Experience

  • Lavelle & Finn LLP, Senior Associate
  • Lavelle & Finn LLP, Associate
  • NYS Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department, Appellate Court Attorney

Selected Community Activities

  • Albany Institute of History and Art, Board of Trustees and Executive Committee Member, Governance Committee Chair
  • Junior League of Albany, Board of Directors, President
  • Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region, Board of Directors
  • Leadership Tech Valley, Class of 2016

Selected Honors

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America™: Corporate Law and Trusts and Estates, 2023
  • Selected to Super Lawyers Upstate New York Rising Stars: Estate Planning and Probate, 2017–2022
Knowledge

Selected Speaking Engagements

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