Hemenway & Barnes offers a distinctive blend of legal, fiduciary, philanthropic advisory, and grant-making services to private foundations, trusts, individuals, families, and other entities. We advise over 100 charitable clients, ranging in size and complexity from modest to some of the largest family foundations in the region. There is no "one size fits all" solution. We tailor solutions to meet our clients’ individual needs and vision for philanthropy.

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Wealth Management
We help individuals and families enhance and protect their wealth by building enduring relationships rooted in high-quality, practical, and distinctly personal service.
Family Office
There is no “one size fits all” family office. We place a high value on getting to know each family and working with you to align the services we provide to your goals.
Estate & Tax Planning
Our comprehensive approach is flexible, so it's tailored to each client’s unique financial situation, family, goals, values, and more.
Nonprofit Representation
From corporate governance to tax planning, we provide a full range of services to private foundations and public charities.

Tandem Use of Private Foundations and Donor Advised Funds

News & Resources

Philanthropy MA's 54th Annual Meeting
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Hemenway & Barnes Recognized as a Leading Firm for Private Wealth Law: Brad Bedingfield and Joseph Bierwirth Featured as Notable Practitioners
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Jessica Coakley Certified as 21/64 Advisor
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