Mark M. Christopher

Mark M. Christopher

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Mark M. Christopher

Biography

Overview

Mark Christopher is a trusts and estates attorney who concentrates on all facets of estate planning and trust and estate administration. Mark develops long-term relationships with many of his clients and their families, often serving as a professional executor and/or trustee for them. He also helps clients select wealth transfer tax planning strategies that intersect with related income tax planning.

Mark’s practice includes substantial in-depth planning for partners with interests in private equity funds, for families with members who have complex special needs (Mark is a parent of a young adult with special needs) and for families with cross-border planning issues. He also handles fiduciary litigation.

Prior to joining Goulston & Storrs, Mark was a partner at an Am Law Top 50 U.S. law firm.

Accolades

  • Chambers High Net Worth (HNW), 2016
  • Best Lawyers in America® (2006-2019): Trusts and Estates
  • Massachusetts Super Lawyer, 2005-2016
  • Top 100 New England Super Lawyers, 2007-current
  • Citation of Distinguished Service, BBA, 2002
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
    • Immediate Past Massachusetts State Chair
    • Regent of the College

Affiliations

  • Member, Boston Bar Association
  • Past-Chair, Trusts and Estates Section, Boston Bar Association Council

Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Education

  • University of Virginia  (J.D., 1985)
  • Boston University  (LL.M., magna cum laude, 1989)
  • Brown University  (B.A., magna cum laude, 1982)