Pierce Atwood Expands and Strengthens Trusts & Estates Practice Group New Attorneys added in Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire

Portland, Maine – November 20, 2020: Pierce Atwood LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has further enhanced its top-ranked Trusts & Estates practice by adding attorneys Laurel Millette, Elizabeth Brown, and Bonnie Ball Wahrer.

Laurel Millette joins the firm’s Boston office as partner. Her practice focuses on estate tax planning, charitable planning, estate administration, and trust administration services. Prior to joining Pierce Atwood, Laurel was the founder of a boutique trusts and estates practice in Concord, Mass. Laurel received her J.D. from Boston College Law School.

Elizabeth Brown, counsel in Pierce Atwood’s Portsmouth, New Hampshire office, has more than 20 years of experience representing individuals and businesses in estate planning, business succession planning, business formations, and corporate governance issues. Elizabeth graduated from University of Minnesota Law School.

Bonnie Ball Wahrer has joined Pierce Atwood as an associate in the firm’s Portland, Maine office. Bonnie represents individuals, families, fiduciaries, and institutional clients in all aspects of trust and estate planning, administration, controversy, and litigation. Bonnie received her J.D. magna cum laude from University of Maine School of Law in 2018.

Pierce Atwood Trusts & Estates Practice Group Chair Molly Liddell stated, “We are thrilled to welcome Laurel, Liz, and Bonnie to Pierce Atwood. This expansion of our Trusts & Estates practice provides even more resources and breadth of expertise for servicing the estate planning needs of our clients and their families. Their addition will also add depth to our growing probate litigation and trust administration practices.”

Pierce Atwood LLP, a highly-regarded full-service law firm based in New England, has 160 attorneys who serve regional, national, and international clients from offices in Portland and Augusta, Maine; Portsmouth, New Hampshire; Boston, Massachusetts; Providence, Rhode Island; Stockholm, Sweden; and Washington, DC.  Pierce Atwood LLP provides legal and business counsel and advocacy services to its clients, which range from regional and local enterprises, utilities, financiers, middle-market companies, entrepreneurs, and individuals, to Fortune 500 companies, multinational corporations, and state and foreign governments. Follow us on Twitter @PierceAtwoodLLP.