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Alison Hutchinson Managing Director, Private Wealth Management, Private Banking


Alison Hutchinson is the Senior Wealth Planner in the New York office. She focuses on values-based estate planning. In her role, Ali provides clients with investment, philanthropic, trust, and estate advice to help navigate life transitions, including retirement, intergenerational wealth transfer, and the succession of privately held businesses. As a leader of the BBH Next Generation Program 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.

Prior to joining the firm in 2012, Ali was in private legal practice at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in New York City, specializing in estate tax planning – developing and implementing strategies to achieve preservation and transmission of family wealth while minimizing transfer taxes.

Ali is a cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College and received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law, where she was a Dillard Fellow.

Market Commentary - 18 files

Silver Lining Playbook: Freeze a Failing GRAT April 2020

BBH Wealth Planners Alison Hutchinson and Stacia Kroetz and Wealth Planning Associate Lindsay Hodgkins share why it may be beneficial to “freeze” a current GRAT in today’s market environment.

How to Talk to Your Children During Scary and Uncertain Times April 2020

As families continue to adjust to the new normal during the COVID-19 pandemic, BBH Senior Wealth Planner Alison Hutchinson and Relationship Manager Laura Salibello share how to effectively communicate with children during this uncertain time.

Silver Lining Playbook: Helping Family Members in Crisis April 2020

BBH Senior Wealth Planners Alison Hutchinson and Brett Sovine and Wealth Planning Associate Lindsay Hodgkins share how you can provide financial support for family members in this time of crisis without unnecessary tax and complexity.