Pierce Atwood is pleased to announce that Trusts & Estates partner Molly Liddell has been named Trusts & Estates Practice Group Chair. Molly succeeds Trusts & Estates partner Cynthia Worthen.
A firm partner since 2013 and an attorney at the firm for the past 15 years, Molly’s practice involves estate planning, estate administration, trust administration, business succession planning, prenuptial agreements, and probate litigation. Molly's particular focus is assisting clients with planning the legacy they leave behind for their families and for other institutions that are important to them, such as charitable organizations or family businesses. Molly routinely serves as a trustee of clients' trusts, where she seeks to develop close meaningful relationships with multiple generations of a family and to act as a steward for family wealth into the future.
Pierce Atwood Managing Partner David E. Barry states, “Practice group leaders are critically important to the successful operation of the firm and our ability to serve our clients effectively and efficiently. I know Molly will balance her own busy practice with the needs of the Trusts & Estates Group and the firm. We look forward to having the benefit of her thoughtful and creative leadership.”
Molly is one of five attorneys in the state of Maine to receive a “Band 1”ranking by Chambers USA High Net Worth Guide in the category of Private Wealth Law. She has been recognized by Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers, and was recently named to the Probate and Trust Law Advisory Commission by the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. 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.