Cummings & Lockwood Announces Six New Associates

Cummings & Lockwood is pleased to announce the addition of six new Associates to its Private Clients Group in Connecticut and Florida.

Four new Associates have recently joined the firm’s Private Clients Group in Connecticut, including Elizabeth Falkoff and Madison Kemph in the Stamford office, and Steven J. Georgiades and Xiang Qu in the Greenwich office.

In addition, Cummings & Lockwood welcomed two new Associates to its Private Clients Group in Florida, including Lauren V. Mabe in the Bonita Springs office and Danielle Furneaux in the Palm Beach Gardens office.

“We are excited to have these fine new Associates join our premier trusts and estates practice in both Connecticut and Florida,” said Laura W. Beck, Chairman of the Private Clients Group. “They will be valuable additions to our firm and will assist our highly seasoned and experienced attorneys develop and administer sophisticated estate plans for our individual clients, families, family offices and closely held businesses.”

Elizabeth Falkoff brings with her eight years of trusts and estates legal experience. She received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Quinnipiac University School of Law in 2012, and her B.A., cum laude, from the University of Connecticut in 2008.

Madison H. Kemph received her J.D. and LL.M. Estate Planning Certificate from Georgetown University Law Center in 2019, and her B.S. from Vanderbilt University School of Engineering in 2011.

Steven J. Georgiades brings with him eight years of experience in trusts and estates law. He received his J.D. with Tax Certificate from the University of Connecticut School of Law in 2013, and his B.A. from Providence College in 2008.

Xiang Qu received his LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law in 2020 and his J.D. from Boston College Law School in 2019. He also received his M.A. from Beijing Foreign Studies University in 2011, and his B.A. from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies in 2009.

Lauren V. Mabe received her J.D., cum laude, from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law, in 2020, and her B.S., summa cum laude, from Liberty University in 2016.

Danielle Furneaux comes to Cummings & Lockwood with a background in U.S. and international
taxation. She received her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Miami School of Law in 2016, and her B.A. from the University of Miami in 2012.

About Cummings & Lockwood LLC
Founded in 1909, Cummings & Lockwood provides sophisticated legal counsel to individuals, families, family offices, closely-held businesses, other commercial enterprises and charitable entities. Through its offices in Stamford, Greenwich and West Hartford, Connecticut, and Naples, Bonita Springs and Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, the firm’s attorneys offer clients a broad range of legal services, including trusts and estates, corporate and finance, litigation and arbitration, and commercial and residential real estate. For more information about Cummings & Lockwood, please visit our website at

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