Marianna Putnam Liddell Named ACTEC Fellow

PORTLAND, Maine - The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) has named Pierce Atwood partner and Trusts & Estates Practice Group Chair Molly Liddell a Fellow. ACTEC is a prestigious organization of attorneys in the active practice of trust and estate law. The election of a Fellow is based on his or her outstanding reputation, exceptional skill, and substantial contributions to the field by lecturing, writing, teaching, and participating in bar activities. Fellows must have a minimum of ten years of practice in the field of trusts and estates, and be nominated by an existing Fellow not affiliated with their own firm. Molly was one of 32 new Fellows from across the United States, Canada, Austria, and Spain elected at the 2018 annual meeting.

Molly’s practice involves estate planning, estate administration, trust administration, business succession planning, prenuptial agreements, and probate litigation.  Molly is one of five Maine attorneys recognized by Chambers USA High Net Worth Guide for Private Wealth Law in "Band 1." She also serves on Pierce Atwood’s Management Committee and is on the Maine Supreme Judicial Court's Probate and Trust Law Advisory Commission.

Molly earned her J.D. magna cum laude from Boston College Law School and is a member of the Order of the Coif. She was also senior executive editor of BC Law School’s International and Comparative Law Review.


Pierce Atwood LLP, a highly-regarded, full-service law firm based in New England, has 150 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 to its clients, which range from regional and local enterprises, energy project developers, utilities, financiers, middle-market companies, entrepreneurs, and individuals, to Fortune 500 companies, multinational corporations, and state and foreign governments. Follow us on Twitter @PierceAtwoodLLP.

The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, ACTEC, is an international organization of approximately 2,600 lawyers elected to membership by demonstrating the highest level of integrity, commitment to the profession, competence, and experience as trust and estate counselors.  

Molly Liddell ACTEC Fellow