Elise H. Salek
Concord, NH; Gorham, NH
Elise H. Salek is a Member at Sulloway & Hollis and chairs the firm’s Trusts, Wills & Estates practice group. Elise joined the firm in 1996 and works in our Concord, NH office.
Ms. Salek concentrates her practice in estate planning and probate with an emphasis on federal estate and gift taxation and probate litigation. Her practice consists primarily in helping clients achieve their estate planning goals while minimizing their estate tax liability. Elise also handles all aspects of probate litigation, including will contests and breach of fiduciary duty claims, particularly for high net worth individuals, estates and trusts.
She has acted as an expert on issues such as conflict of interest and breach of fiduciary duty and is frequently called upon to act as a neutral administrator in contested administrations. Elise is the head of Sulloway & Hollis Private Clients Group. She has presented numerous seminars on estate planning, probate, wealth transfer, business succession planning, and trust and estate administration and has participated in several panel discussions on the ethical ramifications of fiduciary appointments.
Elise helped draft New Hampshire’s Power of Attorney Act, and has participated in successful efforts to modify New Hampshire’s Uniform Trust Code and various probate statutes. She has served as an adjunct professor of Wills & Trusts and Estate Planning at UNH Law, has served as co-chair of the NH Bar Association’s Trusts & Estates section and is a member of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel.
Elise graduated from Boston College with majors in History and French. She earned her law degree and LL.M. in Taxation from Georgetown University Law Center. Elise is admitted to practice law in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.