Andrew H. Butler
Estate planning, estate administration, trust administration, asset protection, probate litigation, and federal and state taxation are the central focus of Andrew Butler’s practice. Drawing upon his financial and tax background, Andrew particularly enjoys working with clients and their other professional advisors to develop, implement, and monitor plans which address estate, financial, tax, and retirement planning objectives and goals. Andrew has over 20 years of experience advising individuals, couples, families, and institutions. Additionally, Andrew provides counsel on elder law matters, including Medicaid planning, as well as prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.
Andrew is a widely regarded expert in the fields of estate law and tax planning, having been invited to lecture on a variety of topics and co-authoring “Drafting Wills and Trusts in Massachusetts” for the National Business Institute. He is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and New York and is a member of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA).
Prior to joining the Archstone Law Group, Andrew developed his own practice, Butler & Kriegel LLP, a Wellesley law firm he founded and ran for 6 years. Previously, Andrew practiced in the Boston offices of Goodwin Procter LLP and Peabody & Arnold LLP. He also worked at the Boston Safe Deposit & Trust Company and the Tax Division of the United States Justice Department in Washington, D.C
Andrew is a cum laude graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where he majored in Finance. After working on Wall Street, Andrew attended the Georgetown University Law Center where he received both his J.D., cum laude, and his L.L.M. in Taxation, with distinction. Andrew is a past President of the Board of Trustees of Kehillah Schechter Academy in Norwood, Massachusetts, and serves on the budget committee of Temple Israel in Sharon. Personally, Andrew enjoys long distance running and has run the Boston Marathon in support of Art beCause Breast Cancer Foundation four times. He lives in Sharon, Massachusetts with his wife and three children.