Rebecca Tunney

Rebecca Tunney

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Rebecca Tunney

Biography

Overview

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.

Accolades

  • Best Lawyers in America® Ones to Watch (2021): 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), 2017-2019
  • Selected to the list of Massachusetts Women’s Edition Super Lawyers Rising Stars (Thomson Reuters), Estate Planning and Probate, 2017-2019
  • Selected to the list of Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Stars (Thomson Reuters), Estate Planning and Probate, 2016-2019
  • Chambers High Net Worth (Band 1 Firm Ranking), 2017-2020

Affiliations

  • Boston Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section
    • Communications Committee, Co-Chair
    • Tax Law Updates Committee, Co-Chair (2017-2019)
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Massachusetts Law Review Journal
    • Book Review Editor, Digital and Print
    • Associate Editor (2016-2020)
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), STEP Boston, Treasurer
  • Boston Estate Planning Council
  • Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Trusts and Estates Consortium
  • Boys and Girls Club, Friends Council

Languages

  • French

Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • Florida
  • U.S. Tax Court

Education

  • 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)