Alison Kelly Hutchinson
Ali Hutchinson focuses on values-based planning with a concentration in family businesses. In her role, Ali provides clients with philanthropic, tax, trust and estate advice to help navigate life transitions, including retirement, intergenerational wealth transfer and the succession of privately held companies, including family offices. 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, Kiplinger, Bloomberg, Business Insider 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 trust and estate planning – developing and implementing strategies to achieve preservation and transmission of family wealth while minimizing transfer taxes.
Ali serves on the Executive Committee of the board of directors of the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, received her B.A. (cum laude) from Dartmouth College and earned her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she was a Dillard Fellow.