Hemenway & Barnes partner Brad Bedingfield has been elected to the Board of Regents of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). The Board of Regents is the governing body of the College and Brad will serve an initial three-year term ending in 2025. Brad is an ACTEC Fellow and is active in the charitable planning committee and frequently presents at national and regional ACTEC meetings, and has presented at the Florida Fellows Institute.
Brad is Chair of the Nonprofit Group at Hemenway & Barnes. He assists private foundations and public charities with navigating complex tax regulations and procedures, including receipt and disposition of complex charitable gifts and participation in innovative forms of impactful philanthropy. Brad also counsels families on structured charitable giving, estate planning and lifetime gifting strategies. He was recognized as a Notable Practitioner assisting US and international high net worth families with philanthropy and trusts and estates planning in Chamber’s 2018, 2019, and 2020 High Net Worth guides.
About the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC):
Established in 1949, The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) is a national, nonprofit association of approximately 2,400 lawyers and law professors from throughout the United States and abroad. ACTEC members (Fellows) are peer-elected on the basis of professional reputation and expertise in the preparation of wills and trusts, estate planning, probate, trust administration and related practice areas. The College’s mission includes the improvement and reform of probate, trust and tax laws and procedures and professional practice standards. ACTEC frequently offers technical comments with regard to legislation and regulations but does not take positions on matters of policy or political objectives. Read the full ACTEC press release.