Suma V. Nair

Suma V. Nair

+1 617 574 7913
Suma V. Nair



Suma Nair provides sophisticated estate and tax planning advice to high net worth individuals and families. As part of such planning, she counsels clients regarding charitable giving, and advises generally on family and tax matters involving business and wealth succession. Suma also represents beneficiaries and trustees of trusts, providing both regular administration and best practices assistance as well as advocacy.

Suma is a fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, and received recognition from Chambers High Net Worth from 2017 through 2019.



  • Fellow, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel
  • Member, Steering Committee, Cambridge Forum on Private Wealth Law
  • Member, The Boston Foundation Professional Advisors Committee
  • Boston Bar Foundation 
    • Trustee, 2017-2019
    • Executive Committee, 2018-2019
    • Secretary, 2019
  • Boston Bar Association
    • Executive Committee Member, 2015-2017
    • Council Member, 2014-2017
    • Annual Meeting Co-Chair, 2015
    • Trusts and Estates Section Co-Chair, 2012-2014
    • Law Day Dinner Steering Committee, 2013
    • Tax Law Updates Committee Co-Chair, 2011-2012
    • Public Policy Committee Co-Chair, 2009-2011
    • Public Service Committee Co-Chair, 2006-2009 
  • Amicus Committee Member, ACLU of Massachusetts, 2013-2016
  • Board Member, On The Rise, 2012-2015
  • Corporate Engagement Advisory Board, Birthday Wishes


  • Massachusetts


  • Dartmouth College  (A.B., magna cum laude, 2000)
    • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Harvard Law School  (J.D., 2005)