Elise is a Director in the firm’s Trusts and Estates Practice Group. Her practice centers on helping clients achieve their estate planning goals, while minimizing estate tax liability and probate litigation risk. Clients look to Elise to help navigate the complex landscape of will contests, breach of fiduciary duty claims, trusts, and estates.

Throughout her career, Elise has established herself as an authority on conflicts of interest and breach of fiduciary duty. She is a frequent presenter on topics including estate planning, probate, wealth transfer, business succession planning, and trust and estate law.

Elise helped draft the New Hampshire Power of Attorney Act and was an instrumental player in the successful effort to modify New Hampshire’s Uniform Trust code and various other probate statutes. She is a past chair of the New Hampshire Bar Association Trusts and Estates Section, and a member of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.

Honors & Recognition

  • Best Lawyers in America, Trusts and Estates, Tax Law and Probate Litigation
    • 2024 Lawyer of the Year, Litigation – Trusts and Estates
  • American College of Trust & Estate Counsel, Fellow