Rebecca Tunney



Rebecca Tunney assists individuals and families with complex estate plans involving estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax planning, estate and trust administration, international tax planning, charitable giving and business succession planning.

In addition, Rebecca has particular experience with Canadian-U.S. estate planning, assisting families on all matters involving cross-border estate, income, personal and business tax planning.


  • Mass Lawyers Weekly, Up & Coming Lawyer, 2022
  • Boston Magazine Top Lawyers, Trusts & Estates, 2021-2022
  • Best Lawyers in America® Ones to Watch (2021-2024), Trusts and Estates
  • Citywealth Gold Powerwomen - Boston - Award Recipient, March 2020
  • Selected as a finalist for the STEP Young Practitioner of the Year, 2018
  • Named as a ‘One to Watch’ in International Estate Planning by Private Client Global Elite (ALM Media Properties, LLC), 2017-2021
  • Selected to the list of Massachusetts Women’s Edition Super Lawyers Rising Stars (Thomson Reuters), Estate Planning and Probate, 2017-2021
  • Selected to the list of Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Stars (Thomson Reuters), Estate Planning and Probate, 2016-2023
  • Chambers High Net Worth (Band 1 Firm Ranking), 2017-2020


  • Boston Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section
    • Communications Committee, Co-Chair
    • Tax Law Updates Committee, Co-Chair (2017-2019)
  • Member, New England Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)
  • Canadian Entrepreneurs of New England
    • Board member of the Financial Services Leadership Council
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Massachusetts Law Review Journal
    • Book Review Editor, Digital and Print
    • Associate Editor (2016-2020)
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), Treasurer, Boston Chapter
  • Boston Estate Planning Council
  • Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Trusts and Estates Consortium
  • Boys and Girls Club, Friends Council


  • French


  • Massachusetts
  • Florida
  • U.S. Tax Court


  • Boston University School of Law  (LL.M., 2016)
  • Suffolk University Law School  (J.D., magna cum laude, 2014)
  • Boston University  (M.S., 2013)
  • Cornell University  (B.S., 2010)