Woburn, MA WW/Press/July 16, 2015 –George L. Cushing, Senior Counsel of the Trusts & Estates Department, with McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton, was selected for inclusion in the forthcoming Top Attorneys of North America 2015-16 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton was founded in 1919 in New Hampshire and grew to be the largest law firm in the state. Because of their growing clients base, they expanded into Massachusetts in 2008. Being one of the largest law firms to service New England, they have the ability to provide the highest level of expertise in very specific areas of law through their organization, hiring practices, training and use of technology.
Mr. Cushing serves as the Senior Counsel in the Trusts & Estates Department. He focuses on estate planning and estate administration, including related income, estate and gift tax planning, tax return preparation, tax controversies and probate litigation involving disputes within families or between individuals over the disposition of property in estates and trusts. He also focuses on related areas, including representing owners of closely-held businesses, preparation of Buy-Sell Agreements and voting trust arrangements, preparation of Family Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies, and real estate transactions, to name a few.
Mr. Cushing received his J.D. from Harvard Law School, cum laude and his B.A. from Harvard College, magna cum laude. He is admitted to practice in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, United States District Court, District of Massachusetts and the United States Tax Court. He is ranked by Best Lawyers in America® as Best Lawyers’ 2011 Boston Trusts and Estates Lawyer of the Year and was named Estate Planner of the Year in 2011 by the Boston Estate Planning Council. He is an Accredited Estate Planner (AEP) awarded by National Association of Estate Planners and Councils in 2011 and AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbel. Mr. Cushing has also been named Woodward/White’s Best Lawyers in America® (Trusts & Estates Law) and one of New England Super Lawyers®.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.
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