Charles R. Platt

Senior Vice President

  • 603-913-8022
  • 25 Pelham Road
  • Salem, NH 03079

Charles R. Platt

Senior Vice President

  • 603-913-8022
  • 25 Pelham Road
  • Salem, NH 03079

Practice Focus

As an Account Manager for Hemenway Trust Company, Charlie Platt advises individuals and families on all aspects of trust administration. Charlie is also a partner at Hemenway & Barnes LLP where he works with individuals and families on their personal planning needs, including estate and charitable planning, as well as probate administration.

Accolades

Named as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for New York

Selected Activities and Publications

  • Co-authored the Trusts & Estates Magazine article, “Depression-Era Trusts Come Home to Roost,” December 2016
  • Former Co-chair, Tax Law Updates Committee, Trusts and Estates Section, Boston Bar Association
  • Secretary of New York City Bar Trusts, Estates, and Surrogate’s Courts Committee, 2011-2013
  • Co-authored “Mitigating New York Trust Income, Tax Return Preparers Pay Attention!” in Steve Leimberg’s Income Tax Planning Newsletter, March 2013
  • Co-authored “New York State and City Income Taxation of Nongrantor Trusts: Rules and Opportunities,” 37 Tax Mgmt. Est., Gifts & Tr. J., July 2012
  • Authored “Planned Giving and the Model Rules of Professional Conduct,” The Family Foundation Advisor, November 2010
  • Spoke at ALI-ABA’s Charitable Giving Techniques Continuing Legal Education seminar regarding Ethical Issues in Planned Giving, June 2010
  • Delivered presentation “Estate Planning for Parents: Documents To Consider Regardless of Your Wealth (Or Lack Thereof)” as part of Diversity Committee Lecture Series, October 2009

Charlie’s Comment on Trust and Estate Administration

“The role of a fiduciary entails developing customized, creative solutions to real-life issues. I enjoy getting to know clients, learning about what is important to them and their families, and assisting them with their planning needs."