LEIGH E. FURTADO
Private Client Department
Day Pitney LLP
Leigh Furtado advises families on all stages of estate planning, estate administration and trust administration. She counsels clients on the tax and estate planning strategies best suited to the protection of assets for intended beneficiaries. Leigh is particularly interested the preservation and transfer of digital assets and artwork, and her commentary on these topics has been published in leading legal publications. Leigh also guides families through the probate process, serves as trustee and advises fiduciaries on complex trust administration matters.
Leigh currently serves on the Professional Advisory Committee of the Rhode Island Foundation and the boards of Rhode Island Legal Services and Cumberland Youth Lacrosse. She is a member of the Rhode Island Women’s Bar Association (former Board Secretary), the Estate Planning Council of Rhode Island and the American Bar Foundation. Leigh previously served on the boards of FountainHead RI, the Providence Singers and Rhode Island Tutorial and Education Services.
YEARS IN CURRENT INDUSTRY 12
YEARS WITH CURRENT ORGANIZATION 2+
McGill University, B.A., honors;
Northeastern University School of Law, J.D.