Arielle Lavender

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Arielle is a partner, and a member of our Estate and Wealth Advisory Group. Her practice is primarily focused on personal estate planning and incapacity planning, restructuring of privately-owned businesses to meet a variety of personal, tax, and business planning objectives, and business succession planning.

Prior to joining Richards Buell Sutton, Arielle maintained a general business law practice with a focus on corporate reorganizations, estate planning and administration, corporate and commercial law, and real estate.


  • Working closely with clients and their advisors to design and implement tailored estate plans that achieve their personal and/or business succession objectives, including the use of wills, powers of attorney, and representation agreements, probate-avoidance planning, trusts (including family, testamentary, joint partner and alter ego trusts), and the restructuring of privately-owned businesses
  • Advising individuals on applications for grant of probate and the administration of estates, including transfers of real estate, corporate interests and other assets
  • Advising individuals, including professionals, and corporate clients on the formation and structuring of businesses, shareholders’ agreements, and general corporate and commercial matters (including estate freezes, amalgamation of companies, wind-up and dissolution of companies, and capital alterations).


Co-Chair of the CBA Women Lawyers Forum’s Education Committee – 2021 – Present