Diane L. Currier

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Diane Currier counsels clients on all aspects of estate planning. She designs lifetime gift programs and advises clients on the use of family limited partnerships, grantor-retained annuity trusts and qualified personal residence trusts. Diane has substantial experience structuring charitable gifts, including charitable lead and charitable remainder trusts, private foundations, gift annuities and conservation restrictions. She has represented numerous charitable organizations and foundations, providing them with tax advice on activities and investments and helping them develop and implement planned giving programs. Diane has an extensive understanding of all aspects of estate administration including post-mortem tax planning.  Diane also has significant general tax experience and has worked with large and small businesses on restructuring matters, the creation of investment partnerships and executive compensation.

Before forming Currier Law Offices, Diane spent over thirty years at Goodwin Procter LLP, where she was a partner in the firm’s Tax, Trusts & Estate Planning and Nonprofit & Charitable Organizations groups.

Diane is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and before the U.S. Tax Court.

Diane earned her law degree, magna cum laude, from Cornell Law School in 1979. At Cornell, Diane was on the Board of Editors of the Cornell Law Review. Diane is a 1976 graduate of Brown University.