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Moira Laidlaw joins Westchester Community Foundation Board

The Westchester Community Foundation Welcomes Trusts & Estates Attorney Moira S. Laidlaw to Advisory Board

Contact: Laura Rossi, Executive Director

(914) 948-5166. Ext. 3,


Hartsdale, NY (January 10,2022) – The Westchester Community Foundation welcomes Moira S. Laidlaw, partner at Hollis Laidlaw & Simon, P.C. to the Foundation’s Advisory Board. Ms. Laidlaw’s private practice includes a broad range of trust and estate services. She is experienced in elder law, special needs planning, small business planning, and high net worth estate tax planning.

Ms. Laidlaw is a Certified Elder Law Attorney, one of 400 attorneys in the U.S. who hold this designation, as accredited by the National Elder Law Foundation and the American Bar Association. She frequently lectures on topics that impact the elderly and special needs communities.

Ms. Laidlaw earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley, and her J.D., from Rutgers University School of Law.

She is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the New York City Bar Association, the Westchester County Bar Association, the Westchester Women’s Bar Association, and the Northern Westchester Bar Association.

She is co-chair of the Westchester County Bar Association Trusts and Estates Section; board member of the Alzheimer’s Association Hudson Valley Chapter; vice chair to Executive Committee Member of the New York State Bar Association Elder Law and Special Needs Section; Co-Chair of the Westchester Women’s Bar Association Elder Law Committee; and was recently admitted to STEP, an international estate planning academy. Ms. Laidlaw is the author of “Mental Health Directives in Estate Planning Engagements,” in Trusts & Estates Journal.

“We are thrilled that Moira has joined our board,” said Board Chair Sarah Jones-Maturo. “Her depth of experience in matters of interest to our donors and the communities we serve will be invaluable as we continue our work to improve the quality of life for all Westchester residents.”


About Westchester Community Foundation: Since 1975 the Westchester Community Foundation (WCF) has worked to improve the quality of life in Westchester by promoting responsible philanthropy, investing in transformative ideas and effective organizations, and connecting donors to critical local needs. The Foundation is a division of The New York Community Trust, one of the largest community foundations in the U.S., with assets of more than $3 billion. For more information, visit – Moira Laidlaw joins WCF Board

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