Brenda Diana

Ropes & Gray LLP

Brenda S. Diana joined the private client group of Ropes & Gray in 1988, and became a partner of the firm in 1996. She serves as trustee for numerous trusts, concentrating on representing fiduciaries in the settlement of estates and preparing estate plans for individuals.

Brenda’s extensive experience comes from working with clients that include high net worth individuals, multiple generations of families with accumulated wealth, entrepreneurs, private and public company executives and shareholders, and professional public personalities. Her practice involves the administration of client estates and trusts, including post-mortem tax planning and rendering advice regarding fiduciary responsibilities.

Brenda serves as executor for estates of varying size and complexity, helping clients through diverse personal transitions and providing advice on risk management, fiduciary investments and efficient tax alternatives to avoid potential issues or disputes.

In addition, she coordinates the proper disposition of individual and family assets including art, antiques, real estate and other valuables and works with well-known auction houses and advisors when appropriate. Brenda’s practice also involves estate planning, including advising clients on various charitable and philanthropic endeavors.

She works closely with financial planners and philanthropic advisors to develop comprehensive plans to meet the unique needs of her clients. Brenda is a member of the firm’s Hiring Committee that sets guidelines to attract exceptional attorneys to the firm.


  • JD, New York University School of Law, 1987; Order of the Coif; Law Review
  • BA, Cornell University, 1984; Dean’s List; distinction in all subjects

ADMISSIONS : Massachusetts, 1988

CLERKSHIPS : Honorable Phyllis A. Kravitch, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit


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