Alison Kelly Hutchinson
Ali Hutchinson focuses on values-based planning with a concentration in private businesses. In her role, Ali provides clients with tax, philanthropic, trust, and estate advice to help navigate transitions, including retirement, intergenerational wealth transfer, and the reorganization and succession of privately held companies. As a leader of the BBH Center for Family Business, Next Generation Experience, and Center for Women & Wealth, she advises families on how to link succession plans to real life, including facilitating open, productive conversations about wealth, family, and values to help ensure each unique plan is resilient and durable. Ali is a frequent contributor to print and broadcast media, appearing in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Barron’s, Accounting Today, Kiplinger, Bloomberg, MarketWatch, Business Insider, ThinkAdvisor, and CNBC, and was featured on the WSJ Secrets of Wealthy Women podcast.
Prior to joining the firm in 2012, Ali was in private legal practice at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York City, specializing in tax, trust, and estate planning – developing and implementing strategies to achieve preservation and transmission of family wealth while minimizing transfer taxes.
Ali serves on the board of directors of the Brown Brothers Harriman Trust Company, N.A, and is vice president of the board of directors of the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. She received a B.A. (cum laude) from Dartmouth College and a J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she was a Dillard Fellow.