Marshall D. Senterfitt

Marshall D. Senterfitt

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Marshall D. Senterfitt

Biography

Overview

Marshall Senterfitt advises clients in litigating and resolving high-stakes trust and estate disputes, including:

  • fiduciary duty claims;
  • trust and will contests involving issues such as undue influence, lack of capacity, or fraud; and
  • other probate and fiduciary litigation matters.

In his practice, Marshall serves private individuals, trusts and trustees, and a broad range of commercial enterprises and professional service providers. He represents the firm’s clients in state and federal court, administrative agency proceedings and in all forms of alternative dispute resolution.  

As a leader of the firm’s Electronic Discovery Committee, he also routinely counsels clients and other lawyers on issues concerning the preservation, review, and production of electronically stored information.

Marshall is the President of the Greater Boston Fiduciary Law American Inn of Court, and a former Co-Chair of the Fiduciary Litigation Committee for the Boston Bar Association.  He is a sought-out speaker on issues concerning probate and fiduciary litigation, as well as on issues concerning electronic discovery in fiduciary litigation and in complex business disputes. Marshall is recognized for his work in probate and fiduciary litigation, including by the National Law Journal, which named him as one of Boston's Rising Stars in 2015.

He also dedicates many hours every year to a wide range of pro bono matters on behalf of non-profit organizations and low-income individuals.

Accolades

  • Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2016-17
  • 2015 Boston Rising Star, National Law Journal

Affiliations

  • President and Member of the Board for the Greater Boston Fiduciary Law American Inn of Court
  • Boston Bar Association Trust & Estates Section, Fiduciary Litigation Committee, Co-Chair, (2014-2017)
  • Regular presenter at bar association and continuing legal education seminars and conferences on fiduciary litigation and related topics
  • Discovery Justice/Legal Apprenticeship Program
  • Massachusetts Legal Clinic for the Homeless

Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Education

  • University of Massachusetts  (B.A., cum laude, 2001)
  • Northeastern University School of Law  (J.D., 2007)