Melanie Cuddyre is an Associate with Leech Tishman and a member of the Estates & Trusts Practice Group, as well as the Nonprofits & Tax-Exempt Organizations and Tax Groups. Melanie is based in the Pittsburgh office.
Melanie assists clients in the preparation of simple and complex wills, healthcare durable powers of attorney/ living wills and durable powers of attorney, trust planning, and charitable gift planning. She also advises high net worth individuals and families regarding intergenerational wealth transfers and asset protection. Melanie regularly counsels clients in planning for individuals with special needs and guardianship proceedings. She also has experience in estate and trust administration, as well as estate and fiduciary litigation matters.
In addition, Melanie assists clients in business succession planning, preparation of pre-marital agreements, and tax planning.
J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law
B.S. in Early Childhood Education, magna cum laude, Duquesne University
Goehring, Rutter & Boehm
“The Impact of the Federal Election on Existing Estate Plans,” Thomson Reuters, Celesq AttorneysEd Center (2021)
“Trusts 101 – Trusts Used for Tax Reduction,” National Business Institute (2020)