Sarah T. Connolly



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Sarah T. Connolly is the Chair of the Board of Directors of Nixon Peabody Trust Company.


Ms. Connolly is a partner at Nixon Peabody LLP and has been a trusts and estates attorney for more than twenty years. She concentrates her work in the area of estate planning and has extensive experience in gift, estate, and income tax planning. Ms. Connolly administers estates after clients have died including managing the probate process, handling gift and estate tax filings and related audits and representing clients in probate litigation cases. Ms. Connolly also has a flourishing fiduciary practice in which she serves as trustee of clients’ trusts and as executor of their wills.


Ms. Connolly has been recognized for exceptional standing in the legal community in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for estate planning. For many years, Sarah has been named a “Super Lawyer” by Boston Magazine, based on a peer-review survey of attorneys in Massachusetts.



New York University School of Law, J.D.

Georgetown University, A.B., magna cum laude (Phi Beta Kappa)



Ms. Connolly is admitted to practice in Massachusetts.



Ms. Connolly is a member of the Board of Directors of Greater Boston Legal Services, Inc. She is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Foundation for Religious Literacy. She is an Honored Advisor and former board member of East Boston Social Centers, Inc. and a former board member of Roxbury Weston Programs, Inc.