Kristin N.G. Dzialo, Rubin and Rudman Trusts and Estates Partner, Named Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly “2022 Top Women of Law Honoree”

November 10, 2022

Boston, MA (November 2022)Kristin N.G. Dzialo, a Partner in Rubin and Rudman’s Trusts and Estates Department, was selected as a “2022 Top Women of Law Honoree” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly.

Each year, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly honors women attorneys who have made tremendous professional strides and demonstrated great accomplishments in the legal field, including in pro bono, social justice, advocacy, and business. The “Top Women of Law” event celebrates the achievements of exceptional women lawyers who are pioneers, educators, trailblazers, and role models. Dzialo, along with her fellow honorees, will be recognized at an awards ceremony on November 16 at The State Room, 60 State Street, Boston.

“Congratulations to Kristin on this well-deserved honor. She is an integral member of the firm’s thriving Trusts and Estates department,” said John McGivney, Managing Partner at Rubin and Rudman. “Kristin approaches her work from a place of considerable experience as well as compassion, assuring that her clients understand their estate planning options and achieve their personal goals and needs,” added McGivney.

“I am deeply honored to receive this award and thank Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly for considering me among this incredible group of women.  As a mother of two young daughters, this award is extremely important to me, and I, along with the generations before me, will make this world a more supportive, accepting place for them.” Said Dzialo. Adding, “I am grateful to work at a firm that works every day to support female attorneys, leadership, diversity, and inclusion.”


Dzialo’s practice focuses on assisting individuals and families on articulating their legacy through the organized process of designing, drafting, and executing comprehensive estate plans, using revocable trusts, irrevocable trusts, and other estate planning vehicles. She has experience advising individuals and families on unique assets types, including digital assets and frozen embryos/eggs/sperm. Dzialo also  advises philanthropic individuals with significant charitable goals on implementing the most tax-efficient strategies for passing wealth, and advising high-net-worth married couples with taxable estates (Massachusetts and Federal), to pass the most amount of wealth in the most tax and cost-efficient way possible, while maintaining privacy.

Dzialo received a J.D. from New England Law School and a B.A. in International Affairs from Northeastern University where she graduated cum laude.

About Rubin and Rudman LLP

Founded over a century ago, Rubin and Rudman is a full-service law firm with more 80 lawyers in Boston, Massachusetts. With a diverse mix of practices, Rubin and Rudman serves national and international companies, including large public companies and closely held businesses; real estate developers; biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device makers; regulated industries, public entities and municipalities; insurance companies and their insureds; educational and other institutions; non-profit organizations; families and high net worth individuals. Rubin and Rudman also has a suburban office in Woburn, Massachusetts. Web: