Overview

Maria Bourdeau is an associate in the Trusts and Estates Practice Group of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Maria focuses her practice on sophisticated estate and tax planning for high-net-worth individuals and families. She also advises clients on family wealth preservation, business succession planning, estate and trust administration, and charitable planning.

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Recognition

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), Mary Moers Wenig Student Writing Competition, Third Place Prize, "The Meek Shall Inherit the Earth with a Stepped-Up Basis"

Memberships & Affiliations

Middlebury Alumni Association, New York City Chapter

Deerfield Club of New York

Member, Massachusetts Bar Association

Member, Texas Bar Association

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • Not admitted to practice in New York
  • 2018, Texas
  • 2017, Massachusetts

Education

  • New York University School of LawLL.M., Taxation2020
    Dean's Graduate Scholar
  • Notre Dame Law SchoolJ.D.cum laude2017
    Edward J. Kelly Memorial Prize in Elder Law
  • Middlebury CollegeB.A., American Studiescum laude2012

    Departmental Honors 

    Captain, Women's Ice Hockey Team